Double Upby Mase
Following his smash HARLEM WORLD, Mase takes his stardom to a conceptual stage with two discs. It's an aptly named double-dose of his nonchalant mic style. The less polished edges on "Make Me Cry" and "You Ain't Smart" highlight a sparser, harder-hitting mode of production that is Puffy-light and Mase raw. The infectuous "If You Want Party" helps the dimpled player maintain his smooth operator image while "Mad Rapper" gets to the core of what the records all about -- street legit skills. Underground hip hop fans may have long regarded him with skeptical eyes and ears. And on "Stay Out of My Way" Mase addresses his detractors with even more confidence and jazz infused cool than he had on HARLEM WORLD. Most interesting are his observations on celebrity and street notoriety, on interludes like "Awards Show," "PD Press Conference," and "Jail Visit." He may be a long way from his cameo on The Notorious B.I.G.'s "Mo' Money, Mo' Problems," -- and he did blow up in a ball of glitter -- but DOUBLE UP comes on strong.
- Release Date:
- Bad Boy
Performance CreditsMase Primary Artist
Blackstreet Track Performer
Funkmaster Flex Track Performer
Sean "Puffy" Combs Track Performer
Mase Presents Harlem World Track Performer
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this cd rules
Mase is too nice! I love his lyrical genius, and smooth flow, with that R and B beat. Mase be doing his thing. I recommend this CD because of the diversity of the tracks and the quality rap that Mase spits out for you. Stories as real as the streets. Hot beats and hot rhymes tossed in the blender, Mase gives it to you. And don't forget. Double up ;-)
ma$e is da man, n u lot dnt giv him da credit he deserves!! this album deserves full credit n he goes out with a bang!! a slightly different style 2his 1st album, but still hot!! gr8 tracks include: Get ready, Make me cry, do it again, from scratch!! n .....stuff it they r all gd!!! get dis album, hes hot. pretty boy ma$e! watch out 4 loon hu appears in dis album, hes on the rise!! bad boy 4 life!!
The Album was aight but Mase is One of my favorite rappers cause he looks so good so you know i had to support my baby.I wish he didn't leave the industry but I respect his decision
Double Up waz 1 of tha worst albumz I've heard since Hammer Dont Hurt'em. Thiz waz not original at all. Hiz flow, hiz delivery, hiz lyricz, hiz hookz, and hiz beatz are worst than hiz first project which waz also somethin' terrible. I see alot of people givin' thiz guy credit cause they think he'z cute or what ever, but not me because im gonna tell tha truth about thiz LP. That s**t about him retirin' because he wantz to follow THE LORDS foot stepz are not accurate. He waz talkin' about retirement right after hiz first album which showz he doez not have no luv fo' Rap/hiphop.He just wanted hiz 15 minutez of fame. I hope thiz fool iz happy. How could you end your career with thiz trash. If I waz a entertainer I could not end my career on thiz note. I give thiz project 1 star, but if I could thiz project would'nt of gotten a star at all.
pretty good especially #15