Moment of Truth

Moment of Truth

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by Gang Starr
     
 

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By the release of Moment of Truth in the spring of 1998, Gang Starr were rap veterans, having spent nearly ten years as professionals. That elapsed time meant that the album was positioned as something of a comeback, since the duo had been inactive for four years, and it had been even longer since they had a hit. They knew they had…  See more details below

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By the release of Moment of Truth in the spring of 1998, Gang Starr were rap veterans, having spent nearly ten years as professionals. That elapsed time meant that the album was positioned as something of a comeback, since the duo had been inactive for four years, and it had been even longer since they had a hit. They knew they had to come back hard, and Moment of Truth almost accomplishes their goals. Retaining the swing of their jazz-rap fusions, Gang Starr nevertheless have their rhythms hit at a street level, and Guru's rhymes are his best in years. It may not have the thrill of discovery that made their first albums so exciting, and it does suffer from a few slow spots, but on the whole it's a successful return.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/31/1998
Label:
Virgin Records Us
UPC:
0724384558529
catalogNumber:
45585
Rank:
30422

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Performance Credits

Gang Starr   Primary Artist
Scarface   Track Performer
DJ Premier   scratching,Keyboards
Freddie Foxxx   Track Performer
Big Shug   Track Performer
M.O.P.   Track Performer
K-Ci & JoJo   Track Performer
Inspectah Deck   Track Performer
Mark Spier   Sampling
Krumb Snatcha Mobsters   Track Performer
G. Dep   Track Performer
JoJo   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Monk Higgins   Engineer
Guru   Producer
DJ Premier   Producer,drum programming
Mike Dean   Engineer
Eddie Sancho   Engineer
Supreme   Engineer
Micah   Engineer

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