Bulletproof Wallets [Explicit Lyrics]

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Sprucing up the scratchy soul samples of his sophomore Supreme Clientele into a relatively pristine mainstream gloss, Ghostface Killah also, unfortunately, removed much of the flair from the most distinctive sound in the Wu-Tang camp. And fans looking for the genuine pain and emotion of his standout, "Hollow Bones" from Wu-Tang's The W, won't be rewarded, either. Bulletproof Wallets is basically a party album, at least compared to the usual Wu-Tang gloom and doom, featuring smooth, romantic R&B tracks like the single "Never Be the Same Again" with Carl Thomas & Raekwon and "Love Session." One of the few highlights is the opener, "Maxine," an inner-city nightmare given...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - John Bush
Sprucing up the scratchy soul samples of his sophomore Supreme Clientele into a relatively pristine mainstream gloss, Ghostface Killah also, unfortunately, removed much of the flair from the most distinctive sound in the Wu-Tang camp. And fans looking for the genuine pain and emotion of his standout, "Hollow Bones" from Wu-Tang's The W, won't be rewarded, either. Bulletproof Wallets is basically a party album, at least compared to the usual Wu-Tang gloom and doom, featuring smooth, romantic R&B tracks like the single "Never Be the Same Again" with Carl Thomas & Raekwon and "Love Session." One of the few highlights is the opener, "Maxine," an inner-city nightmare given heavy menace by Ghostface's tight rapping and an excellent one-note-horns production. From there, Bulletproof Wallets heads south, with a few oddball interludes usually nursery rhymes substituting weed references and smooth or stale productions from Wu associates RZA five songs total, Alchemist, Allah Mathematics, and Ghostface himself. Listeners should also beware of the back-cover track listing, which is completely wrong.
Rolling Stone
On his third solo album, the rapper stays true to the Wu school of classic soul samples, ultraviolence and rugged surrealism. Pat Blashill
Vibe
On his latest solo album, Ghostface has no choice but to admonish his rap peers. It's not necessarily what he says but how he says it that strikingly underscores the limitations of every other rapper today. Joseph Patel

On his latest solo album, Ghostface has no choice but to admonish his rap peers. It's not necessarily what he says but how he says it that strikingly underscores the limitations of every other rapper today. Joseph Patel
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/1/2008
  • Label: Sbme Special Mkts.
  • UPC: 886972366524
  • Catalog Number: 723665
  • Sales rank: 39,651

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (1:20)
  2. 2 Maxine (3:47)
  3. 3 Flowers - Superb (3:25)
  4. 4 Never Be the Same Again (4:26)
  5. 5 Teddy Skit (1:04)
  6. 6 Theodore - Trife (3:09)
  7. 7 Ghost Showers (4:11)
  8. 8 Strawberry (3:06)
  9. 9 The Forest (3:10)
  10. 10 The Juks - Trife (4:09)
  11. 11 Walking Through the Darkness (3:21)
  12. 12 Jealousy (0:55)
  13. 13 The Hilton (4:00)
  14. 14 Interlude (1:00)
  15. 15 Love Session (3:40)
  16. 16 Street Chemistry (1:55)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Ghostface Killah Primary Artist
Method Man Track Performer
Carl Thomas Track Performer
Ruff Endz Track Performer
Superb Track Performer
Trife Track Performer
Technical Credits
John Carr Art Direction
RZA Arranger, Producer, Executive Producer
Raekwon Producer
Ghostface Killah Arranger, Producer, Executive Producer
Tony Dawsey Mastering
Kenyatta Producer, Executive Producer
Carlos "6 July" Broady Producer
Mitchell Diggs Producer
Oli Grant Producer
Nancy Sacks Graphic Design
The Alchemist Producer
Julian Alexander Art Direction
Chris Liggio Producer
David McPherson Executive Producer
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Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    is this a joke?

    this album is mediocre at its very best. maybe 2 out of all the tracks are worth listening to more than once. like most other rap releases, this album has no edge whatsoever. before raving about this album, go pick up only built for cuban linx, children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Ghost is Back!!!!!

    Ghost-deni has done it again. Hip-Hop lovers take note!! He has dropped another Wu-Banga'. From A to Z this album is remarkable. From the intro to end, this is one of the most consistent albums anyone will ever find. Brillant usage of the talent is abundant all over, from the rappers to the production. A masterpiece. Wu is still the illest.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Off the Hook

    This is one of Ghost's best albums. The rza did an excelent job laying the cd down. It's great that they can paint a picture in your head with just there lyrics. Hip hop at it's truest form. Something to put in your disc player and bob your head to.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    SUPERIOR!

    I would Never expect anything less from the illest crew of all time. This iz definantly another bangin hit to take to the head!ONE

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Wu Tang did it again

    This album is different from everything out there with the lyrics and the beats. This is the best album to come out in awhile. Its revolutionary and I can't wait to see what else Rza has up his sleeve. I would pick this up if you even like Wu Tang the slightest bit. This is a great album

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Wu-World Order

    Any thing by the Wu right now has gotta be hot. definite five star.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Revolutionary album!

    All I am going to say is that Wu-Tang master RZA has done it again. He reinvented his game for this album. Many people will feel that this album isn't as good as Ghost's last effort. I have something to say to them. Take another listen! He really steps up to the plate on this one. Ill beats, phat rhymes, what else could you want.

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