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Curtis How's this for an ironic twist: The CD that inspired 2007's hottest pre-release debate has turned out to be one of the year's least remarkable. 50...CurtisHip-Hop/Rap How's this for an ironic twist: The CD that inspired 2007's hottest pre-release debate has turned out to be one of the year's least remarkable. 50...2007-09-14
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Curtis

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: 50 Cent

How’s this for an ironic twist: The CD that inspired 2007’s hottest pre-release debate has turned out to be one of the year’s least remarkable. 50 Cent’s third solo effort goes through the familiar commercial-rap motions — knee-jerk threats of violence, the icky objectification of women — with more zest than anything he’s released since his 2003 debut. Still, 50’s lost any trace of artistic ambition, any interest in originality. In the end, Curtis is nothing more or less than a competent corporate product. B-
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