Wasted Talent

Jim Jones - Wasted Talent
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April 13, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Empire, Vamplife / Label
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I'd consider this top 5 most underrated albums of 2018. Jim Jones delivers another strong comeback record, improving on The Kitchen with a better set of accompanying production, though more features, almost too many. I prefer this to El Capo, though at the time I didn't like the features, I think the songwriting is stronger than the LPs he released before and after.


Jimmy is more or less a glorified game spitter on par with Westside Gunn this late into his career. He's never been a great rapper but the level of rapping on here, which I heard was supposedly pretty solid, is disappointing. The production is very bland and sounds like cheap rip-offs of previous Dipset era ish. Avoiding the generally poor features, it's hard to really take Jimmy serious. I mean the dude was like 40 when this came out. I appreciate that he was being introspective in certain ... read more


idk... kinda disappointing project. not many of the songs rlly stood out to me. fav tracks: dust & powder, once upon a time, head off.

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Track List

  1. Intro Bronx Tales
  2. Never Did 3 Quarters
  3. Dust & Powder (feat. Jadakiss)
  4. Catch on Yet (feat. Trav)
  5. Banging (feat. Mozzy)
  6. Gotta Play the Game (feat. YFN Lucci)
  7. Got to B Real (feat. Alexza)
  8. Epitome
  9. Living My Best Life (feat. Eric Bellinger)
  10. Adidas (feat. Ball Greezy)
  11. Chicken Fried Rice (feat. 5am, Yo Gotti & Trav)
  12. The Old Way (feat. Axel Leon)
  13. Diplomatic Immunity (feat. Cam'ron)
  14. Head Off (feat. Lil Durk)
  15. Pray (feat. Trav)
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Added on: April 14, 2018