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80
The Needle Drop
Arizona's Injury Reserve threatens the rap establishment with one of the most exciting tapes in the underground right now.
morningsbell
92
Woah an album I instantly love

The production is phenomenal, accompanied by fun verses and lively delivery. I just love it.
redbded
84
8.4 - Great

According to the Oxford Dictionary, Floss (verb) means to “clean between (one's teeth) with dental floss.” And man, is this tape clean.

The second mixtape by Injury Reserve, Floss, was an album that definitely took me a bit to get adjusted to. I loved their self titled record, with its absurdity, glitchy, and mad atmosphere, and hearing a more old school sounding release definitely caught me off guard. However, with time, and at the right setting, this album’s ... read more
SamiSan
80
80 - 4 bops ('Oh Shit!!!' 'Bad Boys 3' 'S on Ya Chest' 'Girl With the Gold Wrist')

This is possibly the greatest surprise I've ever had. I came into 'Floss' expecting a mixtape which would probably turn me off well through the first half. What I didn't expect was a mixtape that held my attention until the end, with a middling closing sequence. They may not stick the landing, but Injury Reserve has more than proved to me that rap can be accessible, and it can be something I enjoy. I didn't ... read more
LuckLoose
85
OH SHIT!!!!!!
PipePanic
95
First off, Oh Shit!!! is my favorite song of 2016. Second of all, this album perfectly captures that songs intensity. It's Live from the Dentist Office if the Dentist Office was on fire, and it's a much more alive and interesting album because of it. The production has vastly improved, and each member has lyrically stepped up their game as well. All in all, it's just a more fun, intense and alive version of Live from the Dentist Office, but now it's filled with jaw dropping bangers.

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Added on: November 23, 2016