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Poverty's Paradise The Jersey trio Naughty By Nature makes a strong play for album-of-the-summer honors with Poverty's Paradise. Dominated by rollicking...Poverty's ParadiseHip-Hop/Rap The Jersey trio Naughty By Nature makes a strong play for album-of-the-summer honors with Poverty's Paradise. Dominated by rollicking...1995-05-19
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Poverty's Paradise

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Producer (group): Tommy Boy; Status: In Season

The Jersey trio Naughty By Nature makes a strong play for album-of-the-summer honors with Poverty’s Paradise. Dominated by rollicking bass lines, chant-along choruses, and the catchy, tight rhyme schemes that are Naughty’s trademark, Poverty is tailor-made for low driving on the beach. Rappers Treach and Vinnie command attention without getting bogged down in weighty topics, and their vocals aren’t crowded out by a cluttered production. A

Originally posted May 19 1995 — 12:00 AM EDT

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