Album Review: 'Word ... Life' | EW.com

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Word...life One of a growing pack of MC's looking to reclaim the East Coast's place in hip-hop is Brooklyn's O.C. While his flow is agile and his lyrics witty,...Word...lifeHip-Hop/Rap One of a growing pack of MC's looking to reclaim the East Coast's place in hip-hop is Brooklyn's O.C. While his flow is agile and his lyrics witty,...1994-10-21
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Word...life

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: O.C.; Producer (group): Wild Pitch; Status: In Season

One of a growing pack of MC’s looking to reclaim the East Coast’s place in hip-hop is Brooklyn’s O.C. While his flow is agile and his lyrics witty, his beat is a bit lethargic. Only the bass-in-your-face ”Time’s Up” hints at the damage he can do with a mic. The remaining tracks are made less ferocious by mundane, barely recognizable samples. B-

Originally posted October 21 1994 — 12:00 AM EDT

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