Album Review: Clipse – Til The Casket Drops

8 12 2009


In 2002, the Clipse released their breakout hit “Grindin'” instantly gaining everyone’s attention as the duo ripped the Neptunes classic instrumental. Following up their debut hit, they released the club anthem “When’s the Last Time” showing their persistence with singles. Their Neptune-produced album Lord Willin’ featured both tracks, and many more bangers about lying females, their differences from other rappers, and more raps about crack than all of Jeezy’s albums combined. Their following album Hell Hath No Fury was fully produced by the Neptunes as well, but didn’t have the mainstream success as their debut, yet and still was well received by critics. Three years later, they strike back with their current album Til The Casket Drops, slightly switching up their subject matter and swapping out a couple of Neptunes beats with Sean C. & LV, and upcoming producer DJ Khalil. Will the Clipse’s changes to their content and production affect their reliable strategy, or will Til The Casket Drops prove their consistency?
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Seeing is Believing 11/16 – The Hip Hop Edition!

16 11 2009

Tons of new videos hit the net today, so I had to seperate em by Hip Hop tracks and non-Hip Hop tracks. On the following videos…

Clipse & Cam’Ron are back by “Popular Demand”

Ninja Assassin’s Raekwon, Murs, and Xzibit show off their “Legacy”

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Seeing is Believing 11/12: New Clipse & Dirty Money Video’s!

12 11 2009

On today’s videos…

The Clipse get at the “Doorman”

Dirty Money’s “Love Comes Down”

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Got Ya Covered: Clipse – Til The Casket Drops (Album Cover)

12 11 2009

Clipse – Til The Casket Drops
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The Clipse collab with New York artist KAWS once again for the album cover of their third LP Til The Casket Drops. KAWS is also responsible for creating three of their single covers and also the cover of the Complex Magazine where the duo was featured. While I’m a fan of animated album covers and KAWS’ work, this one is average. In my opinion it’s ideal for a single or a album promo, but as an official album cover it could’ve been hotter. Regardless, I know the album will be a banger. Til The Casket Drops will be in stores December 8th.





Seeing is Believing 11/3: New Clipse with Rick Ross & Rihanna Videos!

3 11 2009

On today’s videos…

Clipse & Rick Ross are “Good”

“Wait Your Turn” for Rihanna

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Dope or Nope 10/23: New Clipse x Killa Cam!

23 10 2009

Clipse feat. Cam’ron & Pharrell – Popular Demand (Popeyes)Clipse
Earlier this week snippets of this joint leaked, and now the full track is here. Cam, who’s been lowkey lately hops on the piano-driven Neptunes instrumental making this a sick collaboration. The Clipse third album Till the Casket Drops, is shaping up pretty nicely with songs like “Popeyes”, “I’m Good” and “Kinda Like a Big Deal”. Till the Casket Drops is coming December 8th!

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Album Info: Clipse – Till The Casket Drops (Tracklisting + Production Credits)

20 10 2009

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VA duo The Clipse prep their third LP on Re-Up/Columbia Records. The album features the singles “Kinda Like a Big Deal” with Kanye West, the Pharrell assisted “I’m Good”, as well as the remix featuring Rick Ross. As usual, the production consists of primarily Neptunes beats, but Push & Mal also link up with DJ Khalil (who produced “Kinda Like a Big Deal”), and the Hitmen. As far as guest appearances, Kanye West, Rick Cam’Ron, Keri Hilson, Pharrell, and others appear on the album. Till The Casket Drops will be in stores December 8th.

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