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Album Review

Considering the close brush with prison Just-Ice encountered when he was briefly held by Washington D.C. police regarding a homicide in 1987, you might be forgiven for thinking that he would possess some insight into murder and its repercussions. Uh-uh. Here he appears intent on showing how he can still rap harder, faster, and nastier than the multi-platinum gangstas who were still in short pants when he first grabbed a mic, but you get the feeling he's straining to impress rather than leading by example. Again, the record company's inability to match Just-Ice with a producer who can bring his voice and personality forward means listening to this album quickly becomes hard work. His old pal KRS-One drops in to trade some rhymes, but, compared to their efforts on Kool and Deadly, they both sound uninspired.


Born: 22 June 1962 in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '80s, '90s, '10s

A former bouncer at punk clubs, Joseph Williams, Jr. was the first of the New York rappers to embrace gangsta rap, and when he burst out of Ft. Greene, Brooklyn as Just-Ice, he gained instant notoriety. Muscle-bound, tattooed, aggressive -- he resembled Mike Tyson in more than just looks -- and with a mouthful of gold teeth, he certainly stood out. His debut album Back to the Old School proved he was more than just a pretty face. It came out on the independent New York label Sleeping Bag, and certainly...
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