Release Date: Nov 14, 2006
Record label: Geffen
The Game :: Doctor's AdvocateGeffen RecordsAuthor: Steve 'Flash' JuonEDITOR'S NOTE: Don't forget to check outour exclusive interview with The Game here. "I'm the Doctor's, Advocate, nigga Dre shot yaBrought me back from the deadthat's why they call him the DoctorThe 'Math gon' drop him, and 50 ain't rockin with him no moreIt's okayyyyyy! I get it poppinWhole club rockin like a six-four ImpalaDrink Cris', throw it up, call the shit hydraulicsThen piss in a cup, call the shit HypnotiqI bleed Compton, spit crack and shit chronic" Jayceon Terell Taylor, perhaps more than any rapper to walk on the planet since the late great Tupac Amaru Shakur, is the epitome of the commonly used phrase "Controversy Creates Cash. " In fact Taylor, better known to his fans as The Game, gets involved in so much drama that some people have even suggested that it's all just one big marketing ploy.
While his big rival and former employer, 50 Cent, squandered his success by spreading himself too thin with video games, films, and a whole lot of time devoted to the G-Unit empire, the Game spent his time working the streets with beef-minded, sometimes-epic freestyles landing on mixtapes. Every time the G-Unit versus Game beef was just about to be settled, the Game showed up late to sign the treaty, and then, when he was called out on it, he would retaliate as hard as before, bringing everything back to square one. His mentor, Dr.
The cover of The Game's second album is virtually indistinguishable from his multi-million selling debut, 2005's The Documentary. Perhaps he is hoping to convey that it is business as usual, despite the absence of executive producers 50 Cent and Dr Dre owing to an ongoing feud. The Game has a lot to prove, but rather than establishing his own style he continues in the west coast tradition, with G-funk's squealing synths and endless references to "the chronic".