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Album Review

Once again, Take It or Squeeze It proves just how inventive the Beatnuts can get behind the production boards; the beats, samples, and found-sounds they employ result in some of their most colorful tracks to date. Unfortunately, their rhymes and songwriting don't quite measure up to their soundscapes. The guys often fall back on classic hip-hop clichés — smoking, boasting, partying — and while these sort of rhymes no doubt keep the energy level high and the vibes carefree, their playful, freewheeling attitude isn't a highlight in and of itself. Standout beats, standard rhymes.

Customer Reviews

Dope Album… Stupid 'Album Only' restrictions...

You want to hurt sales… play the game that Loud Record plays…. ever heard of volume based sales? idiots

Beatnuts take it or squeeze it.

This album is on hit, from start to finish.


Formed: 1989 in Queens, New York, NY

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Years Active: '90s, '00s

An underground Latino crew who moved from being strictly producers to make some action on the other side of the mixing board as well, the Beatnuts first hooked up in the late '80s, with Junkyard Ju-Ju (aka JuJu, born Jerry Tineo) and Psycho Les (born Lester Fernandez) being joined by Fashion (aka Kool Fashion, born Berntony Smalls). After working with the Jungle Brothers, the trio connected with Monie Love on a production job for "Pups Lickin Bone" from her 1990 debut album, Down to Earth. They also...
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Take It or Squeeze It, The Beatnuts
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