Emcees BC and So'n'So move between spitfire verses and laid-back Southern flow. Like most hip-hop albums, this one runs entirely too long (76 minutes) and is peppered with guest stars. Members of local hip-hop crew the Earthworms drop in for a few tracks, along with members of Mr. I and X-Off as well as a few female vocalists. Phillice Aigner coos along to the chorus of the slow jam "Baby I'm Yerz," but the attempt at a softer, more introspective side falls a little flat. The Avengers fare better with a bit of menace in their sound; both the title track and "Ice Grilla" lay down a bed of crunchy guitar chords and ominous keyboard washes while BC and So'n'So trade off lyrical boasts and mean-streets bravado. Christian Schaeffer
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