Directors of Photography

Dilated Peoples - Directors of Photography
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Based on 6 reviews
2014 Ratings: #252 / 845
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Based on 14 ratings
August 11, 2014 / Release Date
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Knxckebeatz
90
The huge return of the group is easily the best package they dropped. After 2007's Evidence solo debut, Ev took a complete 180° turn and since that his voice got smoky, deeper and his delivery/flow improved a lot. Since that he's one of my favourite emcees, in this project the equality between Rakaa and Ev is no more because Evidence outshines him (sometimes brutally), especially on the DJ Premier produced masterpiece 'Good As Gone'.
This album defitinely has some of the hardest ever boom ... read more
MrRicoSlick
83
An 8 year hiatus seems to have put little if any strain on the synergy between this Left-Coast trio of Rakaa, Babu and Evidence. Directors of Photography is very much a Dilated Peoples album,for better and worse, boom bap beats,cuts and 16 bar rhyme patterns. Enlisting a star-studded cast of underground and old-school producers gives this album a very Hip Hop purist appeal.Like Rakaa said on "Directors" "Dilated never left I'd like to welcome us back". I echoe these ... read more
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Directors
  3. Cut My Teeth
  4. Defari Interlude
  5. The Dark Room feat. Vince Staples
  6. Good As Gone
  7. Show Me The Way feat. Aloe Blacc
  8. Figure It Out (Melvin's Theme)
  9. Let Your Thoughts Fly Away
  10. Century Of The Self feat. Catero
  11. @mrevidence Interlude
  12. The Reversal
  13. Opinions May Vary feat. Gangrene
  14. Trouble
  15. L.A. River Drive feat. Sick Jacken
  16. The Bigger Picture feat. Krondon
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Added on: August 12, 2014