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Layin' in the CutIf you can't handle hip-hop's aggression and intensity, the smoothed-out sound of the Mexican-American duo Lighter Shade of Brown provides safe passage...Layin' in the CutHip-Hop/RapIf you can't handle hip-hop's aggression and intensity, the smoothed-out sound of the Mexican-American duo Lighter Shade of Brown provides safe passage...1994-07-29
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Layin' in the Cut

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Producer (group): Mercury Records

If you can’t handle hip-hop’s aggression and intensity, the smoothed-out sound of the Mexican-American duo Lighter Shade of Brown provides safe passage on Layin’ in the Cut. ”Talkin’ ‘Bout (Gettin’ It On)” features a Marvin Gaye melody, and ”Hey D.J.” (from the Mi Vida Loca soundtrack) is harmless with a capital H. It’s difficult to imagine a lighter shade of rap than this — unless it’s in your dentist’s office. B-