September 26, 2017

Tha Dogg Pound - Dillinger & Young Gotti (2001)

Country: U.S.A.
Genre: Hip-Hop
Style: Gangsta Rap
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© 2001 DPG Recordz
AllMusic Review by Jon Azpiri
In the wake of all that has transpired in the saga of Death Row Records, Daz Dillinger and Kurupt are two of the only artists to come out unscathed. While Suge Knight was sentenced to jail time and 2Pac was murdered, Daz and Kurupt laid low for several years after the release of their 1995 album Dogg Food. In 2001, with a new name and a new label, the artists formerly known as the Dogg Pound are back with more of that West Coast G-funk that made Death Row famous in the first place. Daz openly flaunts his gang affiliation on "DPG" while Xzibit makes a cameo on the stellar track "Gangsta-Like." For the most part, DPG has put together a winning package of G-funk that is far from fresh but still entertaining. A lot has happened since Daz and Kurupt's heyday with Death Row, but this album proves that the more things change, the more they stay the same.

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