Review : Lil' Scrappy - Tha Grustle
XXL MagCombine the grind and hustle and one gets, the grustle. That’s exactly what Lil Scrappy does on his new album, The Grustle, which has the Atlanta MC getting back to his head-bustin’, crunk ways in his proper follow up to 2006′s Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live.
Looking to make an example and let rap fans know that he’s still a force to be reckoned with, Scrappy quickly sets the tone on the set’s opening track, “Face Off.” “Fuck security, niggas tryna get at me/Wildin’, throwin bottles, bustin’ heads in the VIP,” he spits aggressively, conjuring up memories of the rugged rapper getting thrown off stage by Orlando Police in 2004 and subsequently filing a $250 million lawsuit against them.
A few bars later, on the same track, Scrap snarls, “Another man is one thing I can’t fear/If he come near then he outta here,” before chanting the hook: “Face off, face off, keep poppin at the mouth, I knock your face off!”...full text
Rolling outLil Scrappy is back and determined to show you that he is all about the Grustle. The Grustle, Scrappy’s 2nd Studio album, comes just in time for his television debut on the highly anticipated reality show, ”Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.” For those who just need a confirmation, Grustle is a mix between ‘Grind’ and ‘Hustle’.
Lil Scrappy gets personal, first addressing the bloggers and online naysayers. Scrappy later goes into detail about situations in his life that we’ve only heard whispers about. Right from the jump you know this album’s content is different from a lot of popular southern music. Scrappy speaks from the perspective of someone who is still progressing through life and “tryna get this money.” Striving to make inspirational hood music, Scrappy kept his lyrical viewpoint realistic....full text
Hip Hop DXAtlanta, Georgia rapper Lil Scrappy will release his long-delayed album The Grustle on June 26. The onetime Crunk artist first announced the album in 2009, as a true follow-up to 2006's solo debut, Bred 2 Die Born 2 Live, a Warner Bros. release. During the last six years Scrappy has released numerous projects at retail, including two volumes of Prince Of Da South. During that time, Scrappy had tenures at G-Unit Records and DTP Records, despite no full-length material with either boutique label.
The former rhyme partner to Trillville will work with 2 Chainz, Twista and Rasheeda on The Grustle....full text
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