This one was my favorite back in ’97, reciting it back and forth with friends at the back of the bus. Now that I look back on it, that was good concept and they knocked it out the park. My all time favorite verse to recite was the raspy Black Rob. His flow was nice and words were straight “ignant”. I like ignant wordplay at times and who doesn’t love “spanish mamis”. The common theme through all verses seemed to be spreading love, hanging with family and gettting revenge.
Mase – 24 Hours To Live (ft. Black Rob, The LOX, DMX)
Mase: Mason was the only one who seemed to be doing the most positive in his last 24. He’s talking about teaching kids how to spend their cash, swtiching the rich with the poor and finding his pops. He started the track rolling with a nice flow. I like his verse, he said alot in less than 16 bars.
Jadakiss: You can tell Jada was hungry on this one. His flow is a little faster than we’re used to but he came strong. He’s doing a mixture of spreading love, getting back at that “papi that sold him flour”, and having fun. No complaints on Jada’s verse, as always.