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Re: What That Rakim/Dr. Dre Album Could've Sounded Like!!!
« Reply #15 on: November 11, 2020, 12:09:56 PM »
When you 'proper tagged version' what do you mean, sorry?

As in the track info is tagged properly I guess.

Yeah, that's it. I simply add the track numbers of the album and the tracks info properly, as well as the album cover.
 

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Re: What That Rakim/Dr. Dre Album Could've Sounded Like!!!
« Reply #16 on: November 16, 2020, 11:14:46 AM »
They might revisit this Dre & Ra  8)

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Re: What That Rakim/Dr. Dre Album Could've Sounded Like!!!
« Reply #17 on: November 17, 2020, 01:26:51 PM »
Great concept. The first one sounds a lot like a Quik production, but he probably had a large hand in helping Dre during that era. I remember looking forward to a Rakim album on Aftermath, and didn't really care much for 50 Cent. You could have probably inserted any fresh faced rapper in 50's spot to be honest, but I guess he was able to benefit hugely from Rakim's shelved project.

Would it have lived up to the hype? Can never tell with these things. Remember Thy Kingdom Come from King T. You have 50% of the album produced by Dr Dre, and also had Battlecat and DJ Quik on there, and that was considered a flop  ??? 4 Life was a seriously underrated album, and part of the criticisms of that were that it just needed that polished and updated production and some good structure / hooks, something Dre would be able to bring. Thy Kingdom Come album is really good, but most of the Dre tracks do sound a bit repetitive. Could have easily replaced x4 of them in place of another Mike Dean track, a Battletrack and a couple of Quik ones.

The Rakim album is up there in my top 10 of shelved albums

 
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Re: What That Rakim/Dr. Dre Album Could've Sounded Like!!!
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2020, 07:25:08 PM »
Great concept. The first one sounds a lot like a Quik production, but he probably had a large hand in helping Dre during that era. I remember looking forward to a Rakim album on Aftermath, and didn't really care much for 50 Cent. You could have probably inserted any fresh faced rapper in 50's spot to be honest, but I guess he was able to benefit hugely from Rakim's shelved project.

Would it have lived up to the hype? Can never tell with these things. Remember Thy Kingdom Come from King T. You have 50% of the album produced by Dr Dre, and also had Battlecat and DJ Quik on there, and that was considered a flop  ??? 4 Life was a seriously underrated album, and part of the criticisms of that were that it just needed that polished and updated production and some good structure / hooks, something Dre would be able to bring. Thy Kingdom Come album is really good, but most of the Dre tracks do sound a bit repetitive. Could have easily replaced x4 of them in place of another Mike Dean track, a Battletrack and a couple of Quik ones.

The Rakim album is up there in my top 10 of shelved albums


this is a pretty strange post considering thy kingdom come is a classic and only a couple of rakim aftermath joints leaked
 

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Re: What That Rakim/Dr. Dre Album Could've Sounded Like!!!
« Reply #19 on: November 17, 2020, 08:41:22 PM »

this is a pretty strange post considering thy kingdom come is a classic and only a couple of rakim aftermath joints leaked

Yeah... Kingdom Come was no disappointment... I'm not saying it was classic shit but it definitely would have satisfied the appetites of all Dre's fans in 1998...because we were fucking starving in those days.  That was the summer of No Limit and Da Game Is To Be Sold......  So we really needed that shit to be released when it was supposed to drop... Im still mad about that shit
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