Release Date: Sep 18, 2007
Record label: Motown
Aesop Rock :: The Impossible KidRhymesayers EntertainmentAuthor: Sy ShacklefordComplex, bizarre, and disjointed are words often associated with Aesop Rock. His lyrics and wordplay have been difficult to decipher, but meaning can still be derived from them. His 2001 track "Labor" became a rallying ….
Review Summary: "I got a degree/But my felony wont let me get a job/Life is so hard/And just today somebody stole my car and bus don't run my way/I think i'll walk the street today" Chamillionaire just came out of fucking nowhere. This month was supposed to be a battle between Kanye and 50 for both the best and highest selling hip hop album. However, those two pretty much fumbled the ball and instead of really pushing forward, relied on what they’ve been doing for three albums now.
Styling on 2005's "Ridin'," from major label debut The Sound of Revenge, Chamillionaire found himself in unfamiliar territory as a rapper considered both commercial and political. In an effort to build on that Top 10 success, follow-up Ultimate Victory posits the Houston rapper as an MC he isn't. Failing to pick up where Revenge left off, Victory fizzles as a disorganized laundry list of what Cham sees as society's troubles, rapped over beats ranging from the half-assed "Rock Star" to the effectively soulful "We Breakin Up." At the heart of things broadcasts "The Morning News," a track that jumps from Osama to O.J.