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God Connections

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All Music Guide - Brad Mills
A lot of people were concerned when Fashion took off from the Beatnuts and turned to Islam, then titled his first album God Connections. Was he going to deny his roots and do a 360 degree switch? The answer is a definitive no. This is a smooth-flowing album that keeps moving in a funky groove the whole time. The production is great and the lyrics are on-point, with a delivery often similar to West Coast rapper King Tee, yet with an undeniable New York style of rhyming. There aren't any slow points on the album; it's all well-crafted, as listeners have come to expect from any member of the Beatnuts. The Rawcotiks and Black Attack make a few appearances throughout the album, ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Brad Mills
A lot of people were concerned when Fashion took off from the Beatnuts and turned to Islam, then titled his first album God Connections. Was he going to deny his roots and do a 360 degree switch? The answer is a definitive no. This is a smooth-flowing album that keeps moving in a funky groove the whole time. The production is great and the lyrics are on-point, with a delivery often similar to West Coast rapper King Tee, yet with an undeniable New York style of rhyming. There aren't any slow points on the album; it's all well-crafted, as listeners have come to expect from any member of the Beatnuts. The Rawcotiks and Black Attack make a few appearances throughout the album, but Tariq does a good job of keeping his first solo effort just that. And just to prove there are no hard feelings, the Beatnuts collaborate here on the song "Peace Akki."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/14/2010
  • Label: Traffic Ent.
  • UPC: 484167100429
  • Catalog Number: 71004
  • Sales rank: 312,426

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Intro (0:34)
  2. 2 Crime Pays - Mista Sinista (3:48)
  3. 3 Think Not - Problemz (5:14)
  4. 4 Interlude (0:27)
  5. 5 Do Yo' Thang (4:02)
  6. 6 Foxy Brown (3:46)
  7. 7 No Question - The Rawcotiks (3:10)
  8. 8 Interlude (0:28)
  9. 9 All Over the Track (2:55)
  10. 10 Get Down Baby (3:10)
  11. 11 Peace Akki - Juju (4:07)
  12. 12 Just a Lil Joint (1:55)
  13. 13 Everybody's Talkin' - Little T. (3:44)
  14. 14 Spectacular - The God Connection (5:13)
  15. 15 Interlude (0:29)
  16. 16 Sexy La (3:14)
  17. 17 God's Connect - The Rawcotiks (4:31)
  18. 18 Nikki (4:04)
  19. 19 Me and My Mens - Missin' Linx (4:18)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Al Tariq Primary Artist
Mista Sinista scratching
Problemz Vocals
Little T. Vocals
Juju scratching
Technical Credits
The Beatnuts Producer
Ian Hunt Executive Producer
No I.D. Producer
Al Tariq Producer, Liner Notes
Peter Kang Executive Producer
Michael Sarsfield Mastering
Liz Mercado Engineer
Don Schneider Executive Producer
Black Attack Composer
J. Valentine Composer
Trevor Gendron Reissue Design
Problemz Composer
Noah Uman Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
C. Bullock Composer
V. Padilla Composer
S. Boston Composer
J. Lambert Composer
L. Fernandez Composer
B. Smalls Composer
B. Castillo Composer
Dino Xervoz Engineer
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