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Topic subjectI liked more of it than I didn't like.
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13451970, I liked more of it than I didn't like.
Posted by mrhood75, Mon Jan-17-22 06:19 PM
But I agree it's weird.

I think that even by the mid '00s, rappers were struggling with what it meant to make a "mature" hip-hop album. Both Kane and De La Soul had also tried it with decidedly mixed results ("Taste of Chocolate" and "AOI: Bionix," though I generally like the latter).

Full disclosure (and shameless plug), I wrote a tribute for its 15 anniversary late last year. I agree that "Hollywood" is awful, maybe the worst song of his career. But I like "Beach Chair." However, I'm not a fan of "Anything."

Here's the tribute:

https://www.albumism.com/features/jay-z-kingdom-come-turns-15-anniversary-retrospective