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There's little question that X-Raided, unlike many of his gangsta peers, truly lives the life he preaches; he recorded his third album, Unforgiven, while incarcerated at a Sacramento prison. X-Raided recorded all the vocals while in jail, and the music was laid down in a local studio. At the very least, this makes the album unique, but it's hard to view it as anything other than a novelty, even though X-Raided isn't half bad as a rapper. However, the vocals (not surprisingly) sound strangely isolated from the music, and the cumulative effect of his lyrics is a little creepy. All of this makes it worth one listen, to be sure, but the music and rhyming aren't strong enough overall to reward subsequent plays.


Formed: Waco, TX

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Notorious gangsta rapper X-Raided was born Anarae Jones in Waco, TX, and raised primarily in Sacramento, CA. Shortly after releasing his 1992 debut LP Psycho Active, he was convicted on murder charges -- in fact, the album's violent lyrics were even cited as evidence at the trial. While languishing in prison, X-Raided managed to record another album entirely over the telephone, a painstaking process...
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