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By The Throat by Eyedea & Abilities

Eyedea & Abilities

By The Throat

Release Date: Jul 21, 2009

Genre(s): Rap

Record label: Rhymesayers

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Album Review: By The Throat by Eyedea & Abilities

Fantastic, Based on 1 Critic

PopMatters - 90
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When Eyedea won HBO’s Blaze Battle in 2000 he seemed poised to launch a career of glitzy video shoots replete with booty, braggadocio, and bling. Instead he remained loyal to longtime friend and partner DJ Abilities and released the minimalist internal examination of self in the context of hip-hop, First Born. Thoughtful and reflective, it was hardly the swaggering banger expected of a freestyle battle champion.

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