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Guilty Simpson: Ode To The Ghetto

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    Guilty Simpson was born in Detroit, the son and grandson of the family's performing musicians in his father and grandfather. At age four, Simpson and his mother began traveling with an aunt in the military, living in California and Birmingham, Alabama, before settling back in the Motor City at 15. Big Daddy Kane, N.W.A, and Scarface were all major influences, but it was Queens-bred street bard Kool G Rap who made the biggest impression. "That's my crème de la crème rapper right there," says Simpson, his own presence among the latest in a rich lineage of heavy-handed MCs. For years Guilty Simpson has been a rock on the Detroit hip-hop circuit alongside those such as J Dilla, Slum Village, Eminem (whom Guilty still calls "Marshall") & D12, Obie Trice, Proof, Phat Kat and Black Milk. A member of the Almighty Dreadnaughtz crew, Guilty emerged as a sound to be reckoned with after linking with producer Dilla in 2001. In the midst of recording an album's worth of material on the MC - including the recently released duet "Take Notice" off of Dilla's heralded Ruff Draft album - Dilla gave Simpson his first appearance on disc with "Strapped" (from 2003's Jaylib album). 2006 marked his allegiance with Stones Throw Records - at Dilla's behest - and appearances on both Chrome Children installments and subsequent tour. It's taken years, but finally Simpson's full-length solo debut, Ode to the Ghetto, brings him worldwide, chronicling a life led in the rough-hewn city that birthed him. Featuring an all-star cast of producers normally reserved for those signed to six-figure deals (J Dilla, Madlib, Denaun Porter of D-12), Ode to the Ghetto marks an evolution, incorporating a more topical and thought-provoking persona in addition to the extra-savage braggadocio Simpson is known for. "I want to make the consumer care about the music again," the 31-year-old explains. Guilty's testosterone-charged, inner city themes possess of a sense of humor at times so side-splitting, it only proves how serious he really is. This rapper was raised on the field of battle and he has more to say than just how fresh he is and how fresh "they" are not. As a matter of fact, he's found that he's here to remind the hip-hop world - currently captivated with that manufactured freshness - that life in the ghetto is real. The evidence shows excessive use of double entendres, too much flavor on public grounds, microphone assault, and verbal harassment of an officer of the law. On the counts of freshness AND realness: The Court of Hip-Hop finds Mr. Simpson to be Guilty.

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    1. The American Dream
    Producers: Madlib
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    2. Robbery
    Producers: Mr. Porter (of D-12)
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    3. She Won't Stay At Home
    Producers: Madlib
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    4. Footwork
    Producers: Oh No; Decypher
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    5. Ode To The Ghetto
    Producers: Oh No
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    6. Get Bitches
    Producers: Mr. Porter (of D-12)
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    7. I Must Love You
    Producers: Jay Dee (aka J. Dilla)
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    8. The Future
    featuring MED (aka Medaphoar)
    Producers: Madlib
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    9. Pigs
    Producers: Madlib
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    10. My Moment
    Producers: Black Milk
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    11. Run
    featuring Sean Price; Black Milk
    Producers: Black Milk
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    12. Kinda Live
    Producers: Mr. Porter (of D-12)
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    13. Yikes
    Producers: Madlib
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    14. The Real Me
    Producers: Black Milk
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    15. Kill 'Em
    Producers: Babu (of Beat Junkies & Dilated Peoples)
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    16. Almighty Dreadnaughtz
    featuring Super MC; Krizsteel; Konnie Ross
    Producers: Konnie Ross
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    4.1 Stars (4.1 Stars )
    Total Comments: 31
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 2/4/2014 10:17:00 PM; Partial IP: .201.65.74)
    Location: az/ hell
    Comment: How can you go wrong with these beat makers , lyrically Guilty is average! He kinda reminds me of Roc C!
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/24/2012 5:11:00 PM; Partial IP: 142.168.27)
    Location: Your hood
    Comment: This album is split 50/50 the lyrics are decent but the production has legends like Dilla and Madlib's worst beats. Pig is god awful and so is I must love you both by dilla and madlib. The future is the best track, and the black milk tracks are fire and the oh no track is good too.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 1/3/2012 11:26:00 PM; Partial IP: 0.49.84.34)
    Location: Keyzy
    Comment: gte bitches, this album is dope!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/16/2009 4:20:00 PM; Partial IP: .197.71.23)
    Location: manchester, england
    Comment: album of the year hands down. Detroit hip hop is the best!!!!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 1/29/2009 1:09:00 AM; Partial IP: 30.136.206)
    Location: Los Angeles
    Comment: Guilty for President!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 8/20/2008 10:20:00 AM; Partial IP: 99.228.194)
    Location: Vitré FRANCE
    Comment: Guilty & all detroit artists are killers detroit is the place detroit is hiphop true hiphop
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 6/16/2008 2:22:00 PM; Partial IP: 67.253.209)
    Location: Vernon, Canada
    Comment: This album has some insane beats, Simpson's flow is simple at times but it does the trick.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 5/5/2008 2:00:00 AM; Partial IP: 113.241.43)
    Location: Baltimore, Maryland
    Comment: This album is a certified 5 star hip hop masterpiece. For my money, Guilty made himself the hottest M.C. in the industry with this release. The last time I felt this way about a rap album was Biggie's, Ready To Die. Ode To... Best Hip Hop Album Of '08. Take my word, this one will one day be ranked as one of the best hip hop lps of all time.
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/25/2008 4:17:00 PM; Partial IP: 23.163.154)
    Location: Toronto, Otario
    Comment: i dont know about giving this album 5 stars, but i'll give it a nice solid 3 for effort! some of the beats are aiiggghhttt but his rhyme style and techniques are kinda weak! sorry guilty! ONE!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/21/2008 12:08:00 PM; Partial IP: 2.9.29.172)
    Location: ST. HELIER
    Comment: MOANIN BITCHES DIS IS DA SHIT I'LL XXPLODE OVA UR SHIT
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/21/2008 10:40:00 AM; Partial IP: .198.37.65)
    Location: Antwerp, Belgium
    Comment: 3.5 Stars Some great material, some average material and some forgettable material. The so-called "top notch" producers also don't always deliver.
    2 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/16/2008 7:28:00 AM; Partial IP: 30.210.188)
    Location: AUS, Perth
    Comment: icould xxplode all over that crap WAT hapend 2realtallent like 2pacBONE THUGS.DAZ AND CORUPT
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/14/2008 12:12:00 PM; Partial IP: 2.9.29.172)
    Location: ST. HELIER
    Comment: EVER SINCE I HEARD HIM ON J-DILLA'S 'BABY' I THOUGHT HE WAS AWESOME THIS ALBUM IS TOP NOTCH MATERIAL.
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/12/2008 8:51:00 AM; Partial IP: .49.81.154)
    Location: Nairobi
    Comment: Simpson should try b real
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 4/3/2008 4:53:00 AM; Partial IP: .72.42.167)
    Location: Deventer, The Netherlands
    Comment: Nice album. Madlib, Oh No & Dilla are finest producers of this album. But all te way it's great. Anotha dope album from (I think the best Label today) Stones Throw. I am from the old days of hiphop(The golden age) and this is realy a joint to check out.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/31/2008 10:44:00 AM; Partial IP: .39.35.101)
    Location: The D of course
    Comment: This was just a warning shot!! Guilt can't give it all to yall at once. Just wait. We got so much shit yall might NEVER hear!! Even though U may wanna walk it out and snap to it...he ain't gonna let ya!! This is hip hop!!! He actually dumbied down his flow for these idiots that's use to the bullshit bubble gum trap rap CRAP!! Almighty THEN!!! X-FAM!! Track Institution!!!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/31/2008 3:25:00 AM; Partial IP: .12.193.28)
    Location: WEWOKA,OK
    Comment: THIS ALBUM WAS COOL THE AMERICAN JOINT IS CRAZY STONED THROWED IS TIGHT BETTER THAN WHAT'S ON THE VIDEOS AND RADIO STATIONS TURN OFF THE RADIO
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/30/2008 2:59:00 PM; Partial IP: 4.3.209.83)
    Location: pgh
    Comment: heat for the street..
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/27/2008 10:33:00 AM; Partial IP: 218.71.202)
    Location: Atlanta
    Comment: This album disapointed me beyond belief. How the source and anyone else can honestly give this joint more than 3 stars is a mystery to me. Guilty should have did better!!!
    3 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/24/2008 5:27:00 PM; Partial IP: 00.163.197)
    Location: Tampa, Florida
    Comment: I don't hate or love it. It's just average to me. Production is all over the place, some of it is solid and the other half is poor. What makes Guilty is his delivery, his voice, dude is unique. He's just not the greatest lyricist, sorry.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/23/2008 12:09:00 AM; Partial IP: 122.166.62)
    Location: DIETROIT CITY
    Comment: GUILTY SIMPSON IS THE MUTHERFUCKIN TRUTH! GOT THE D ON HIS BACK, REPPIN FOR THE HOME TEAM! GET EM GUILT!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/20/2008 6:16:00 PM; Partial IP: 180.104.52)
    Location: Buffalo, NY
    Comment: The Madlib recycled production is amazing but he's lucky he's got the Stones Throw connect to borrow that product, American Dream is the best track on the album. Babu's Kill 'Em is re-dick, Run had the potential to be a classic but disappointed. Mr. Porter's stuff makes the album weaker, Oh No showed up. So basically, the Jackson family product makes the album. Guilty is inconsistent, still getting better but there's room for improvement, he's not the savior.
    1 Star
    Name: (Posted: 3/18/2008 12:06:00 AM; Partial IP: 66.216.193)
    Location: California
    Comment: His lyrics are weak, something that would have impressed me in 1996. The production is also bad, something that would have never impressed me. boo!
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/17/2008 12:04:00 AM; Partial IP: 30.140.240)
    Location: syracuse, ny usa
    Comment: yo I heard da promo and I was floored even his mixtape and all his verses were tight and I know guilt is gonna be the next big underground phenom
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/16/2008 1:10:00 PM; Partial IP: 23.220.195)
    Location: freeport ny
    Comment: after listening to this album many times , it just grew on me. before I gave it 4 stars, no im giving it a classic 5 because it will be one the best albums dropped in 08. banging album
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/15/2008 11:46:00 PM; Partial IP: 04.188.136)
    Location: Nowhere Son
    Comment: Already heard the promo. I was listening and halfway through decided to save the rest when I get the actual copy. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Stones Throw does it again!!! Cop It!!
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/13/2008 12:58:00 AM; Partial IP: 36.246.229)
    Location: georgetownCANADA
    Comment: Album Is Nice .. Peep That Sean Price Track.
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/5/2008 12:34:00 PM; Partial IP: 152.188.14)
    Location: bk
    Comment: brend new face wit a old school weapon hammer motha fucka like 357.get em guilt.thats from sound da alarm. cop da album
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 3/2/2008 12:56:00 PM; Partial IP: 23.220.195)
    Location: freeport , ny
    Comment: real dope album. guilty is sick, street lyricism. production is abstract. this year sleeper!!!, dont fall asleep
    5 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 2/29/2008 9:08:00 PM; Partial IP: 63.212.160)
    Location: Boston
    Comment: Bomb production, bomb flow, Guilty Simpson reppin' the D don't miss it
    4 Stars
    Name: (Posted: 1/28/2008 7:35:00 PM; Partial IP: .0.154.111)
    Location: chicago
    Comment: one of the years best-don't sleep!!!
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