Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. His debut with Masters of Ceremony was a little more chart-oriented than we would come to expect from his later work, featuring the young Grand Puba Maxwell rhyming in a little bit higher of a register. Hopefully we won’t have to wait another eight years to hear from Puba again, but in the meantime check out “RetroActive. On the gloomy “How Long,” Puba rocks the Autotune to surprising success, and he explores social ills in a clever fashion. Perceptions of the youth aside, only in recent years have we begun to truly conceptualize what old-school means.

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RetroActive comes with the same unapologetically acute Afrocentric mindset we have come to expect from the self-proclaimed Grand Pu-bama.

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Additional taxes may apply. Image Unavailable Image not available retroctive Color: Man, it’s nice to hear a real emcee! The poignant “Cold World” is also excellent. Many consider both his release of ”Reel 2 Reel,”; ’92 and ””; ’95 to be classics.

Production is generally good, with lots of horns and a clean polish.

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The album opens with perhaps the best track, the inspired “I See Dead People. This is definitely Puba’s best and one of the best rap cds of !


Guest appearances of Lord Jamar, Q-tip, and large professor help Grand Puba to make this release even more dope.

Originally a member of the group Masters of Ceremony, he became the lead emcee of the New Rochelle-based Brand Nubian grand puba retroactive This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; no mainstream or superhero comic in sight. Its good to have him back–the game needs him. He also had the unfortunate luck of usually being outshined by the outsized personalities of BN’s other two MCs, the Five Percent-tric Lord Jamar and the loquacious, high-energy Sadat X.

Puba’s work hasn’t always been “radio grand puba retroactive but it has been “struggle friendly” Which is what really counts.

The record sold respectably, and Maxwell returned in with another minor hit in I Like Itbut Puba retrozctive reunited with Brand Nubian for the respectable, if chart-untroubling Foundation. Perceptions of the youth aside, only in recent years grand puba retroactive we begun to truly conceptualize what old-school means.

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Album review: ‘RetroActive,’ by Grand Puba

Jackie Chan’s 10 Best Films. Finally, I don’t have buyers-remorse for purchasing a rap cd!!! Share Facebook Twitter Pinterest. The 80 Best Books of Grand Grand puba retroactive doesn’t disappoint with his latest Retroactive. Have one to sell? With the forthcoming ”Retroactive” release, Grand Puba once again returns to his trademark style–brilliant lyrics, socio-political themes and a smooth laid-back delivery.

Please try again later. Some of the other beats are ok to listen to if your a die hard fan I guess. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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