Dilated Peoples: 20/20
- date: February 22, 2006
So, has anybody picked up the new album by Dilated Peoples?
Personally, I have loved all 3 of their albums. Many people said that Neighborhood Watch was too commercial and lacked replay value. I don't agree. I think it was a little more commercial than The Platform and Expansion Team, but it had some definite A+ songs on there.
With 20/20, Rakaa promised a return to the older style of Dilated. In my opinion, they delivered.
I have been reading a lot of reviews of 20/20, most of which claim the album is 3 out of 5 stars or lower. I don't get it. Most of these reviewers claim that it has too familiar of a sound and didn't bring anything "new." Yet, when they brought a "new" sound on Neighborhood Watch they got criticized for it. It sounds like a lose-lose situation. If you re-invent yourself and come with a new sound, you've sold out. If you stay true to your origins, you haven't grown as an artist. With some mus
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