White People

Album Review of White People by Handsome Boy Modeling School.

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White People

Handsome Boy Modeling School

White People by Handsome Boy Modeling School

Release Date: Nov 9, 2004
Record label: Elektra
Genre(s): Indie, Rock, Electronic, Rap

45 Music Critic Score
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White People - Mediocre, Based on 2 Critics

AllMusic - 50
Based on rating 5/10
50

Five years after their rightfully revered debut, So...How's Your Girl?, brainiac producers Prince Paul and Dan the Automator return with Handsome Boy Modeling School's a-little-too-smug sophomore release, White People. Like the title, a good third of the album feels too forced. Another third is fair, but the remainder is stunning -- mostly song-based and mostly nonirreverent.

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The Guardian - 40
Based on rating 2/5
40

If the idea of Handsome Boy Modeling School doesn't annoy, it should. An R&B prank comprised of two US rap producers using pseudonyms and famous friends, it barely hides an in-joke smirk. The guilty parties are Gorillaz producer Dan Nakamura and De La Soul associate "Prince Paul" Huston, with the help of Pharrell Williams, Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos and others.

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