The Menace

Album Review of The Menace by Elastica.

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The Menace


The Menace by Elastica

Release Date: Aug 22, 2000
Record label: Atlantic
Genre(s): Rock, Alternative

93 Music Critic Score
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The Menace - Exceptionally Good, Based on 1 Critics

Entertainment Weekly - 93
Based on rating A

In the cataclysmic opening scene of Menace II Society, a couple of L.A. homeboys—Caine (Tyrin Turner), a crucifix hanging from his neck, and O-Dog (Larenz Tate), his baby face draped with Rasta braids—saunter down the fluorescent aisle of a Korean grocery store. The air is thick with fear, pride, and violence. O-Dog, sensing he’s being watched (he’s right), starts tossing verbal firecrackers at the store’s mom-and-pop owners as the cashier yells at him to stop swigging from his oversize beer bottle.

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