If Tomorrow Comes...
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||ExplicitMillion Bucks (feat. Swizz Beatz)||Maino||2:57||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScene 1: If Tomorrow Comes...||Maino||1:19||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBack to Life (feat. Push! Montana)||Maino||3:14||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRemember My Name||Maino||3:46||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGangsta (feat. B.G.)||Maino||4:35||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScene 2: The Meeting||Maino||0:39||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitAll the Above (feat. T-Pain)||Maino||5:19||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHere Comes Trouble||Maino||3:14||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScene 3: Hating||Maino||1:09||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHi Hater||Maino||3:37||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLet's Make a Movie||Maino||4:02||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKill You||Maino||3:05||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScene 4: Contemplating||Maino||0:47||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRunaway Slave||Maino||3:58||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSoldier||Maino||4:11||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHood Love (feat. Trey Songz)||Maino||4:12||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFloating||Maino||3:26||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitScene 5: The Phone Call||Maino||0:44||$1.29||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitCelebrate||Maino||10:54||Album Only||View in iTunes|
Maino has the kind of story the rap world loves. After being sentenced to five years in jail on a kidnapping charge, he accrued an additional five years from crimes committed while incarcerated. Over the course of the ten years he spent in prison he started writing rhymes, and when he was released in 2003 he set about launching his rap career. If Tomorrow Comes… is the end product of that story, told over the album’s five “scene” interludes. Maino raps like a man who has earned the right, and who understands that all of it could disappear in an instant. His passion and anger ignite “Back to Life,” “Runaway Slave” and “Soldier.” All rappers talk about the pain and regret they carry on a daily basis, but few express it as vividly as “Floating,” which details a gunfight on Gates Ave. in Brooklyn which left Maino’s friend paralyzed. Most of the tracks are straightforward, well suited to the rapper’s raspy, impassioned voice, but there are a few brilliant curveballs. Finally, the hit New York single “Hi Hater” resurrects the beat from Jimmy Spicer’s 1983 rap hit “Money (Dollar Bill Y’all),” a brilliant choice that underscores Maino’s old-school credentials.
This album is off the chain!!!!
Maino is on fire with this album!!!!! Click (Yes) for Maino's album & Click (No) for Ace Hood's new album.
I think i might give away a million bucks!!!
Awesome album......Million Bucks(feat. Swizz Beatz) should be bought by everyone who bought All The Above....To me Maino is as good as alot of rappers like Lil Wayne and T.I. Click (yes) if u agree
Maino - If Tomorrow Comes...
Maino has been struggling over the past couple of years. This album has been postponed several times and it's just been hard for him to get his name out there. But he caught my attention back in 2008 with Hi Hater. The song grew on me and I still consider it a hot song. If Tomorrow Comes... is the title of his debut album and it focuses on a story about him overcoming the struggle that he's faced. It starts with him in jail then ends with him recieving a record deal from Atlantic Records. This is what I though about the overall piece of work. 1. Million Bucks: This has single written all over it. The production by Swizz Beatz and his feature make this song an anthem. This is one of my favorites off the album and this shows that Maino can flow. 5/5 2. Scene 1: If Tomorrow Comes...: Maino takes you back to when he was in jail. These scenes seem like they could be in a movie about Maino's life. 3. Back To Life: The feature by Push! Montana sounds good and Maino's verses are pretty spot on. The production sounds great, which makes this song a solid banger. 4/5 4. Remember My Name: This song is another favorite of mine. The reggae hook sounds fantastic and shows off the track's stellar production. Maino's verses are fantastic and heartfelt. 5/5 5. Gangsta: This one caught me off gaurd. Before listening to it, I was suprised to see a B.G. feature, but I'm gald he was included. The beginning and hook were also interesting, but the tack ended up being another one of my favorites. Maino's verses were great and B.G.'s guest appearance fit right in. 5/5 6. Scene 2: The Meeting: Maino is introduced to DJ Kayslay. 7. All The Above: The third single and my favorite track on the album. This was the first song that proved to me that Maino had some talent. T-Pain's features makes it all that much better as he handles the hook and a short verse on amazing production. Maino's verses are heartfelt and meaningful as the track discusses Maino's struggle and what people thought of him. Then he thanks those people that made it difficult and says that everything he's been through made him who he is today; a hopefully successful rapper. 5/5 8. Here Comes Trouble: This is the definition of a true banger. Maino comes the hardest I've ever heard him on this track. The beat is powerful and Maino raps pretty comfortably over it. This is another good track with yet more solid production. 4/5 9. Scene 3: Hating: Just a guy dissing Maino and another guy defending him. It serves as an introduction to the next track. 10. Hi Hater: The first single that came out just about a year ago. This track took a couple listens to get me into it, but now I bang it in my car almost ever day. The song just approaches the term "hate" straight on and comes out a winner. The production is slick and the beat is one of my favorites. 5/5 11. Let's Make A Movie: This is Maino's song for the ladies and his approach at a love song. The track actually works and I was surprised to see that Maino could actually make a song like this. Solid production and some good verses from Maino. 3.5/5 12. Kill You: This is just a track that's just the opposite of its precessor. I forgot to mention that at the end of the previous song, Maino's ex-wife began telling Maino that he can't see his kid unless he stops messing around with other women. This song has Maino saying that he will kill his ex, if it basically weren't for his kid. He says he would've pushed her off a roof if the kid wouldn't have seen. But don't think that means he stops threatening her; this is a threat track. I enjoyed this song as it showed Maino can make a solid murder track. 4.5/5 13. Scene 4: Contemplating: This skit has Maino saying that at this point in his life, it seemed like nothing was going right. It seemed like nothing good was ever going to happen to him. 14. Runaway Slave: This shows Maino's lyrical side once again. This track just is about Maino sometimes feeling like a runaway slave because of his time spent in prision and his time now spent out of prision. This is another one of my favorites because I always enjoy hearing meaningful lyrics. 5/5 15. Soldier: The beat here is sick! Because of the title, it has snare drums playing every now and then in the background. The concept is good once again and Maino has another hot track on his hands. 4/5 16. Hood Love: This is the second single that has a good reason to be just that. This track has radio play all over it. This is another track that tries to attract the ladies and a great one at that. His lyrics sound good and show that this man can rhyme. 4/5 17. Floating: This track has an uplifting type beat that makes it another good track. The hook is the best part about it and Maino's verses are still on point. 4/5 18. Scene 5: The Phone Call: This is the last of the five scenes that finally has Maino recieving a call from Atlantic Records. This can also serve as an introduction to the next song. 19. Celebrate: Standing at ten minutes long, Maino has a lot to say. About the first four minutes is actual music that is very fitting for the last track and then it goes into Maino talking about various topics. This is a great way to end his first release. 5/5 All in all, I am in a bit of shock. Standing at 19 tracks long, this album never really falters. I think Maino is one of the best new rapper's out there even though he is a bit older then the new ones that are able to start their careers earlier in their lives. Being from Brooklyn, Maino had a lot to live up to (Notorious B.I.G.). I think this album proves that Maino has some serious talent and is a rapper to keep a definent eye out for. This is one of the better album's I've heard this year and I hope this album succeeds at selling records because it definitely deserves it. This album is one that shows that hip hop does have a future so spend the ten bucks and support the rapper that finally might have a bright future. Overall Score: 5/5 (90 percent)
Born: Brooklyn, NY
Years Active: '00s