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Second Round's on Me Detroit rapper (and Eminem protégé) Obie Trice's latest is full of the same hip-hop clichés as his 2003 debut, Cheers....Second Round's on MeHip-Hop/Rap Detroit rapper (and Eminem protégé) Obie Trice's latest is full of the same hip-hop clichés as his 2003 debut, Cheers....2006-08-11
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Second Round's on Me

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: Obie Trice; Producer (group): Aftermath, Shady

Detroit rapper (and Eminem protégé) Obie Trice’s latest is full of the same hip-hop clichés as his 2003 debut, Cheers. You got guns, ho’s, and his mother. Minus the jaunty beats of Timbaland and Dr. Dre, however, it’s a more subdued affair. Even Eminem — who seemed to be having fun last time out with sped-up horns and a ragtime piano — delivers repetitive, simplistic production on his seven tracks. Second Round’s on Me does have moments of cross-genre joy, but this round goes down like a cheap well drink.

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