A Long Hot Summer

Masta Ace - A Long Hot Summer
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2004 Ratings: #226 / 397
User Score
Based on 59 ratings
2004 Ratings: #10
Liked by 4 people
August 3, 2004 / Release Date
LP / Format
M3 Macmil Music / Label
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The Pepsi to Disposable Arts' Coca Cola. So basically the same product, but one is very clearly better then the other. Everyone should hear Good Ol' Love, that hook and the 9th Wonder beat are all-time greats. F.A.Y. is also the most lovably bitter song ever, I love how catchy it is and just how many problems Masta Ace and Strick roll through. The stupid Stoop Dogg pun makes me laugh every time too. But the storyline here doesn't hold up compared to the college angle that Disposable Arts damn ... read more
Just found out about this masterpiece. It's really good in every aspect. I don't really have much to say, honestly.
Great ass album PT. 4
I'd never heard anything from Masta Ace before this, and I was more than happily surprised with the outcome. The tracks towards the end like 'Wutuwankno' and 'OMYGOD!' make the album drop off in quality a lil' and I agree the skits can be annoying (they do add to the story though) but the majority of the songs make you forget about that. Most of the tracks aren't just good but they are great and you feel the concept being told fairly well which you don't always get with a concept album. Check ... read more
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Track List

  1. The Count
  2. Big City
  3. Good Ol' Love
  4. Fats Belvedere
  5. Da Grind (feat. Apocalypse)
  6. H.O.O.D.
  7. The Stood
  8. Beautiful
  9. F.A.Y. (feat. Strick)
  10. Fats Crib
  11. Soda and Soap (feat. Jean Grae)
  12. Do It Man (feat. Big Noyd)
  13. Bklyn Masala (feat. Leschea)
  14. The Proposition
  15. Travelocity
  16. The Ways
  17. Wutuwankno
  18. The After Party
  19. Oh My God (feat. The Beatnuts & Rahzel)
  20. Cellmate
  21. Revelations
  22. Outro
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Added on: December 28, 2014