album review: blakroc blakroc
    • WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2009

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    Blakroc is a very cool idea. Yes. But it being mostly a vanity project with an impressive guest list doesn't help its street cred as groundbreaking, or particularly re-playable. The Black Keys provide some pretty cool blues-y background noise, Auerbach stretches his production cred, and the drums get a specifically bass-y boost with a snare you could use to cut brick. But there is more to a great hip-hop album than incredible drum equalizers and an entourage of great rappers. Unfortunately, this one is going to be fueled by combined star power, and nothing else.

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