Death & The Magician

DJ Muggs & Rome Streetz - Death & The Magician
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Based on 56 ratings
2021 Ratings: #35
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February 26, 2021 / Release Date
LP / Format
DJ Muggs, Rome Streetz / Primary Artists
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Death & The Magician suena violento porque lo es; es brutal en su esencia, apocalíptico en sus densos ritmos, rabioso en el mensaje que busca transmitir, grotescos en su estética, tan solo hay que mirar a su cover-art una de las mejores del año, rudo en su estilo el cual en la mayoría de las ocasiones proviene del gansta, crudo en la forma que se desenvuelven sobre sus enigmáticas bases, sangriento como ninguno otro en lo que va del año, ... read more
This is Rome Streetz's time. Since Noise Kandy 3 he's been one of the strongest spitting these coke raps on the underground bracket. If you're paying attention to this style of dark gutter sounding hip-hop with grimy wordplay and stark reality storytelling, you'll already know, but if not, this record hits all of the marks it needs to and then some. Rome kills Muggs production and his content keeps getting more impressive as the album plays out, having not been crazy about the hooks on the ... read more
In DJ Muggs’ own words: “Death And The Magician is a sonic and lyrical onslaught on a dark rainy night in NYC, and is based on the Major Arcana cards in the tarot deck. The Death card signals that one major phase in your life is ending, and a new one is going to start. You just need to close one door so the new one will open. The past needs to be placed behind you, so you can focus your energy on what lies ahead. When the Magician appears it points to the talents, capabilities, and ... read more
Muggs is as solid as always, Streetz is a capable MC, and there is barely a track or two that dips below the consistent standard of quality throughout the half hour runtime. However, there is a pretty apparent lack of any superstar tracks that really could push a project like this up another level. Regardless, it's a good, heavy mood and Streetz voice pairs with the gritty beats well. The hope is this is just the refinement period between rapper and producer before they really start polishing ... read more
This feels more like a compilation of random freestyles more so an album, but It's still very good, decent production, even tho it can get a bit boring at times, but the real highlight of this project is Rome's rapping.

Fav Tracks: Shooting At The Dance Hall, Stone Cold Soul, Hron and Halo

Least Fav: High Explosive
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Track List

  1. 6 Of Cups
  2. Prayers Over Packages | 8/10
  3. Ace Of Swords
  4. The Manuscript
  5. High Explosive
  6. Zig Zag Zig (feat. Knowledge The Pirate)
  7. Stone Could Soul
  8. The Devil’s Chord
  9. Shooting At The Dance Hall
  10. Wheel Of Fortune
  11. Horn & Halo (feat. Rigz)
  12. Fly Obnoxious
  13. Fuck You Know About Me
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Added on: February 15, 2021