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12 Inches of Snow When dancehall's tendrils extended into mainstream culture, it became inevitable that a white star would eventually emerge. Meet Snow, a 22-year-old...12 Inches of SnowHip-Hop/Rap, Pop When dancehall's tendrils extended into mainstream culture, it became inevitable that a white star would eventually emerge. Meet Snow, a 22-year-old...1993-02-26
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12 Inches of Snow

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap, Pop; Lead Performer: Snow; Producer (group): EastWest

When dancehall’s tendrils extended into mainstream culture, it became inevitable that a white star would eventually emerge. Meet Snow, a 22-year-old Canadian who attempts a shower of reggae rants, hip-hop rhymes, and sensitive crooning on his debut, 12 Inches of Snow. But it doesn’t all stick. Ragamuffin toasts, like the slippery and tuneful hit ”Informer,” score musical points, but Snow’s beige-boy raps and color-me-off-key singing fall flat. B-

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