BADBADNOTGOOD - BBNG2
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Based on 163 ratings
2012 Ratings: #13
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April 3, 2012 / Release Date
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KingKRoolisBack
90
VIBE- Late Night Drive

This might be one of my favorite jazz records of the decade (besides The Epic) everything is so tightly composed and the covers of Limit to your love and Flashing Lights are really great, tho You Made me realize is probably my least favorite song here, I don’t really think any jazz artist could really handle the craziness and wildiness of that track, but that’s just my opinion. The sound on this album is very dark sounding, yet it’s also completely epic ... read more
MasterCrackfox
88
As someone who has been a fan of BBNG for five years now, first being introduced to the act when they released III, it's a criminal shame that it's taken this long for me to delve into BBNG2. Having now given it the proper time and energy, I can only go on to praise the record for its versatility and its intricacies.

BBNG are a jazz fusion act, and have been easily my favorite modern jazz outfit for years now. The genre of jazz has been sorely underrepresented over the last few decades, but ... read more
thejacktackshac
87
BADBADNOTGOOD, the instrumental Jazz Fusion/Hip-Hop quartet from Toronto,Ontario, built quite a following after their debut release "BBNG" which showcased the group covering popular songs and adding a unique Jazz flare to them, along with their own compositions as well. On their second album the band takes things to a whole other dimension, employing an exhilarating attitude to these tracks that had not been presented previously. The covers chosen here are even more diverse, ranging ... read more
perlman
90
Weird-jazz? No, just a great fusion of everything that Badbadnotgood has to offer.
MikeOwen
100
How have I not checked this band out sooner! This album contains some of the most brilliant sounds and arrangements I've ever heard. I was floored from beginning to end. Extraordinary.
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Added on: December 17, 2012