Mo Thugs Family Scriptures Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are taking over hip-hop via ... Cleveland, and Mo Thugs Family Scriptures proves they've got the right to rule. While Bone Thugs members… Mo Thugs Family Scriptures Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are taking over hip-hop via ... Cleveland, and Mo Thugs Family Scriptures proves they've got the right to rule. While Bone Thugs members… Mo Thugs Hip-Hop/Rap
Music Review

Music Review: 'Mo Thugs Family Scriptures' (1996)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Lead Performance: Mo Thugs; Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony are taking over hip-hop via ... Cleveland, and Mo Thugs Family Scriptures proves they've got the right to rule. While Bone Thugs members make cameos, this compilation primarily showcases novice acts — who are often just as talented — taping their mentors' rapid rhymes of spiritual retribution. Best of all: the uncharacteristically textured production, featuring mournful wah-wah guitar and wailing sax that powerfully echo the lyrics' inner-city blues. A-

Originally posted Nov 29, 1996 Published in issue #355 Nov 29, 1996 Order article reprints