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T-Pain - Epiphany

2007-09-10 13:28
What makes these tracks so hot? Their infectious base lines and retro-Hip-Hop sound: it’s old school meets new school. From the moment you press play, you will be popping-and locking and dipping it low. Epiphany does have its pitfalls with ‘Montell Jordan inspired’ slow-jam tracks like "Put it Down" and "Right Hand", being more ‘slow’ than jams if you know what I mean.

Don’t get it twisted this is a decent album but a lot of the tracks are too similar in their melodies and hooks, and as much as I dig his electronic sound, too much of a good thing equals boring. Just like R Kelly’s 6th chapter of “Trapped in the Closet” was boring. But with all 17 tracks being written and produced solely by T-Pain you just have to give him some props.

- Erica Chidi

T-Pain’s new album Epiphany may not be everyone’s idea of a musical revelation but nevertheless it’s still quality. With bankable club tracks like "Buy U A Drank (Shawty Snappin')" featuring Young Joc and "Bartender" featuring Akon, being a breath of fresh air into the R&B and Hip-Hop scene.

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