Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)

Digable Planets - Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1993 Ratings: #97 / 370
User Score
Based on 150 ratings
1993 Ratings: #8
Liked by 3 people
February 9, 1993 / Release Date
LP / Format
Pendulum, Elektra / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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JayCrackers
86
Digable Planets should always be up there with A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots and De La Soul as one the best 90's Jazz Rap groups. They easily the most chill and laidback out of the three.

Track Review

It's Good to Be Here 9/10
Pacifics 9/10
Where I'm From 9.5/10
What Cool Breezes Do 8.5/10
Time & Space (A New Refutation Of) 8.5/10
Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat) 9.5/10
Last of the Spiddyocks 8/10
Jimmi Diggin Cats 8.5/10
La Femme Fetal 9/10
Escapism (Gettin' Free) ... read more
luna128
90
i remember my dad used to spin this on his PSX all the time.
yognak
85
Favorite Tracks : It's Good to Be Here, Pacifics, Where I'm From, What Cold Breezes Do, Time & Space, Las of the Spiddyocks, La femme fetal, Escapism, Nickle Bags, Swoon Units, Examination of What

Least Favorite Track : Appointment at the Fat Clinic
FrippCrip
100
I'm just a baby man.
slick_06_damn
100
That's how you do it.

A classic through and through, but sadly seems to have been forgotten over time. Reachin' is an exercise in wit, charm, smoothness and intellect, spilled all over fantastic beats that call back to jazz and funk classics.

Butterfly, Ladybug Mecca and Doodlebug are three MCs that don't fit your typical image of what a rapper is or should be. Three normal, good-looking people who were not afraid to be laid back, sexy and smart. This may have cost them their street cred, but ... read more
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Track List

  1. It's Good to Be Here
  2. Pacifics
  3. Where I'm From
  4. What Cool Breezes Do
  5. Time & Space (A New Refutation Of)
  6. Rebirth of Slick (Cool Like Dat)
  7. Last of the Spiddyocks
  8. Jimmi Diggin Cats
  9. La Femme Fetal
  10. Escapism (Gettin' Free)
  11. Appointment at the Fat Clinic
  12. Nickel Bags
  13. Swoon Units
  14. Examination of What
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Added on: August 25, 2013