Armand Hammer - Paraffin
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 195 ratings
2018 Ratings: #49
August 30, 2018 / Release Date
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Backwoodz Studioz / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

81
Pitchfork

The latest release from billy woods and Elucid continues their hot streak. Even as they take on weighty societal issues, the pair maintain a light touch and a near-telepathic bond.

80
The Needle Drop
Billy Woods and Elucid team up again as Armand Hammer for one of the year's best abstract hip hop albums.
80
Spectrum Culture

Armand Hammer alludes to the macro horrors by guiding you through microscopic crimes.

JoaoSantos
90
P - Pretty good
A - Album. It deserves a good
R - Rate.
A - Armand Hammer deserves the yellow
F - Flannel cause this album
F - Fucking slaps.
I - It's my first project from him and I'm
N - Not disappointed

All the instrumentals are great, flows are great, lyrics are great. I can't really choose a favorite tracks cause they all sound great. It's all GREAT.
KIDWITHGUNs
87
Amazing

Removing the counters because I need to fucking sleep.
laz456
80
REALLY GOOOOOOD
Inglume
85
Armand Hammer returns with a more versatile and even more instrumentally flavored album. The duo proves to be a force to be reckoned with in the underground scene.
HHGA
89
Parafinn may not an easy album to get into, it’s sonically and lyrically as dense as you might expect from Elucid and especially billy woods. The way billy woods paints lyrical pictures is neither straightforward nor easy to decipher. But it doesn’t have to be easy – this is Hip Hop for thinking people. Both men’s cerebral lyrics are dark and heavy, but humorous here and there at the same time. Parafinn is amazingly produced and lyrically incredibly layered – ... read more
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Decade Lists

#142/The Needle Drop (2010s)

Track List

  1. Sweet Mickey
  2. Rehearse with Ornette
  3. Dettol
  4. No Days Off
  5. Fuhrman Tapes
  6. Hunter
  7. Alternate Side Parking
  8. If He Holla (feat. Skech 185)
  9. Black Garlic
  10. VX 
  11. Vindaloo
  12. Ecomog
  13. Bob Barker
  14. Sudden Death
  15. Root Farm
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Added on: August 31, 2018