Event II

Deltron 3030 - Event II
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2013 Ratings: #495 / 1023
User Score
Based on 30 ratings
2013 Ratings: #427
October 1, 2013 / Release Date
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NickBrick
56
Just kind of boring
HHGA
76
OK, so this not on the level of the Deltron 3030 (2000), but how could it be? Deltron 3030 is one of the best Hip Hop albums of the 2000s, of all time even. Topping or even equaling that monumental piece of Hip Hop simply is an impossibility. This belated sequel - it was finally released 13 years after Deltron 3030 dropped - is very good though, just don't compare it to its predecessor. Dan The Automator returns with some creative beats, DJ Kid Koala is on point with dope scratches and Del ... read more
78
Their second album arrives later in their career and it isn' as amazing as their self titled record
Absolute_Madman
50
One of the most underwhelming follow-up albums of all time. It's not terrible, but it's a remarkable step down from the first album, with almost every element of the album being noticeably worse. It doesn't even build on the narrative of the first album, despite framing itself as a sequel. This album is pretty good evidence as to why making a second album over a decade later is a bad idea.

5/10

Best Track(s): Pay the Price, What is this Loneliness
Worst Track: Back in the Day.
PipePanic
67
Another classy yet futuristic set of political rap tracks from the duo, although this time around it's got a whole gang of interesting guests (although some of them don't really do much), with more imaginative writing and a concept that seems continue from the previous record (although how did they know to come back to the same planet if they had their memories? It's a weird plot). However, it does just seem to repeat the same beats that the previous album does, with a lot of deja vu plaguing ... read more
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Track List

  1. Stardate (ft. Joseph Gordon-Levitt)
  2. The Return
  3. Pay the Price
  4. Nobody Can (ft. Aaron Bruno of AWOL Nation)
  5. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 1 (ft. David Cross and Amber Tamblyn)
  6. Melding of the Minds (ft. Zach De La Rocha)
  7. The Agony (ft. Mary Elizabeth Winstead)
  8. Back in the Day (ft. The Lonely Island)
  9. Talent Supersedes (ft. Black Rob)
  10. Look Across the Sky (ft. Mary Elizabeth Winstead)
  11. The Future of Food (ft. David Chang)
  12. What Is This Loneliness (ft. Damon Albarn and Casual)
  13. My Only Love (ft. Emily Wells)
  14. Lawnchair Quarterback Pt. 2 (ft. David Cross and Amber Tamblyn)
  15. City Rising From the Ashes (background vocals by Mike Patton)
  16. Do You Remember (ft. Jamie Cullum)
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Added on: September 12, 2013