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Malice N Wonderland

Malice N WonderlandWhile some rappers overuse Auto-Tune, Snoop Dogg seems to be running his career on autopilot. His 10th studio album, Malice N WonderlandMalice N WonderlandHip-Hop/RapWhile some rappers overuse Auto-Tune, Snoop Dogg seems to be running his career on autopilot. His 10th studio album, Malice N Wonderland2009-12-08
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Malice N Wonderland

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: Snoop Dogg; Status: In Season

While some rappers overuse Auto-Tune, Snoop Dogg seems to be running his career on autopilot. His 10th studio album, Malice N Wonderland, is dominated by the same old gangsta clichés, presented in the same slick cadences he’s been using for years, over the same kinds of monolithically booming beats he’s long favored. The album’s least boring moments come when he waxes sentimental about his longtime wife, often with guest crooners like Jazmine Sullivan and Brandy helping switch up the sonic formula. Otherwise, it’s all listenable enough — just nothing you haven’t heard him do better before. B-

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Originally posted December 8 2009 — 12:00 AM EST

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