Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

  • E. 1999 Eternal [Ruthless, 1995] C
  • The Collection Volume One [Ruthless, 1998] Neither

Consumer Guide Reviews:

E. 1999 Eternal [Ruthless, 1995]
If the popular songs you love are gunslinging tales recited over a faux Bernie Worrell tootle, of course this wordy quintet will sound like some kind of change. Unison chants, schoolyard tunes, and goopy slow jams may not be how to rock anybody else's world, but gangstawise they add up to a new flava, kinda. Anyone musical enough to hum good, however, will find the concoction unfathomably dull even if they don't notice the cold hand of Eazy-E deadening beats from beyond the grave. C

The Collection Volume One [Ruthless, 1998] Neither