The Musalini & 9th Wonder - The Don & Eye
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2022 Ratings: #10
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January 10, 2022 / Release Date
LP / Format
Jamla, Empire / Label
The Musalini, 9th Wonder / Primary Artists
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I'v been waiting for this project for over a year since Musalini teased it on his twitter. I didn't even beleive he scored an entire collaboration with 9th, I figured maybe recycled beats, but they both delivered the freshest content imaginable. We already have a solid aoty with this, Musalini's best yet. Return Of The Oro is still in rotation for me however, and the latter 2 of his 3 2021 projects are also still in the mix for me.


1000th rating!!! 9th Wonder has to be one of the most consistent producers in hip-hop, and while I'd never heard of The Musalini before hearing this album, I think his delivery does the excellent beats justice. The album also sees great features from frequent collaborators Planet Asia and 38 Splesh and other lesser known underground artists. At 26 minutes with no misses, I just wish the album was longer so I could hear more soulful vocal samples and smooth jazzy loops.

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The Musalini seems like a really talented emcee, and I think he does a fair job here. That said, if you’re going to hop on some absolutely exceptional 9th Wonder beats, you have to bring the best raps you can muster, and I feel like this could have been so much better. Then again, it’s clear this is meant to simply be a laidback record. I’ll have to revisit this because maybe I’m missing something, and it is still a good record considering 9th never misses. For example, ... read more

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