Off the Hook (1995) Musical mastermind and executive producer Jermaine Dupri tosses off these lightweight hip-hop R&B tracks effortlessly. Unfortunately, they may leave listeners asking, Where's the soul on… 1995-07-18 Xscape R&B
Music Review

Off the Hook (1995)

EW's GRADE
C+

Details Release Date: Jul 18, 1995; Lead Performance: Xscape; Genre: R&B

Musical mastermind and executive producer Jermaine Dupri tosses off these lightweight hip-hop R&B tracks effortlessly. Unfortunately, they may leave listeners asking, Where's the soul on Off the Hook? The quartet Xscape's shimmery vocalizing is skillful, but despite their endless professions of passion, they too sound like they're just going through the motions. C+

Originally posted Aug 11, 1995 Published in issue #287 Aug 11, 1995 Order article reprints