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Barnes & Noble - Jon Dolan
The second album to come out of Snoop's fortuitous association with Master P's No Limit dynasty has him sounding ruffer than ever. Refreshingly retro, TOP DOGG replaces the boilerplate bounce of most No Limit productions with a sleeker sound rooted in the laid-back G-ride and classic funk samples of Snoop's first outings with Dr. Dre. "Buck 'Em" sees Dre complement Snoop's elastic drawl with the minimalist beats and dark guitar samples he used on Eminem's SLIM SHADY LP, while cuts like "Buss D'Rocks" and "Gangsta Ride" will bring back fond if foggy memories of the days of gin and juice. Most entertaining are Snoop's homages to his vocal hero Slick Rick: the Cinderella ...
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Editorial Reviews

Barnes & Noble - Jon Dolan
The second album to come out of Snoop's fortuitous association with Master P's No Limit dynasty has him sounding ruffer than ever. Refreshingly retro, TOP DOGG replaces the boilerplate bounce of most No Limit productions with a sleeker sound rooted in the laid-back G-ride and classic funk samples of Snoop's first outings with Dr. Dre. "Buck 'Em" sees Dre complement Snoop's elastic drawl with the minimalist beats and dark guitar samples he used on Eminem's SLIM SHADY LP, while cuts like "Buss D'Rocks" and "Gangsta Ride" will bring back fond if foggy memories of the days of gin and juice. Most entertaining are Snoop's homages to his vocal hero Slick Rick: the Cinderella spoof "Snoopafella" and "G Bedtime Stories" are hilarious story raps that, along with some wacked-out cameos from the No Limit goon squad Mistikal, Silkk the Shocker, C-Murder, add lightness and levity to the deepest, most bumpin' record he's made in years.
All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
As time keeps on slipping into the future, it becomes apparent that Master P's greatest gift is marketing, particularly when his advertising masquerades as liner notes. Witness P's work for Snoop Dogg, once considered the brightest rapper of the '90s but now merely a general in the No Limit army. The Master began plugging Top Dogg, Snoop's second No Limit release, in the liners for his label debut, even mentioning a release date only months away. Clearly, Snoop had indeed been placed on the No Limit production line, and there was every indication that from now on, Snoop would churn out moderately enjoyable, Dirty South-lite records crammed with cameos and appropriated hooks. Turns out he had a trick up his sleeve, because Top Dogg is about as individualized an album as possible under the No Limit precepts. Since the outset of his career, Snoop has shown a fondness for early-'80s synth funk, and for the first time, he lets that form the basis of an album. And while there may be a bit too much recycling for some tastes, the end result isn't just the freshest-sounding Snoop album since his debut, it's easily the freshest-sounding No Limit album. Unfortunately, it's still a No Limit album, which means it runs way too long and is filled with superfluous, even irritating cameos, and also that Snoop is content to haul out low-rent gangsta clich├ęs. Since he's a gifted rapper, he makes the dope 'n' crimes, sex 'n' violence rhymes go down easily compare his delivery to some of his guests if you have any doubts, but his lyrics just aren't as clever as they were five years earlier. But records don't have to be deep; they can be appreciated as a pure sonic experience, and taken on that level, Top Dogg satisfies.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/11/1999
  • Label: Priority Records
  • UPC: 049925005226
  • Catalog Number: 50052
  • Sales rank: 39,079

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Dolomite (Intro) (0:27)
  2. 2 Buck 'Em - Sticky Fingers (2:44)
  3. 3 Trust Me (4:08)
  4. 4 My Heat Goes Boom (3:40)
  5. 5 Dolomite (0:52)
  6. 6 Snoopafella (5:22)
  7. 7 In Love with a Thug (3:43)
  8. 8 G Bedtime Stories (2:14)
  9. 9 Down 4 My N's - Magic (3:46)
  10. 10 Betta Days (3:55)
  11. 11 Somethin Bout Yo Bidness - Raphael Saadiq (4:11)
  12. 12 Bitch Please - Xzibit (3:54)
  13. 13 Doin' Too Much (4:06)
  14. 14 Gangsta Ride - Silkk the Shocker (3:44)
  15. 15 Ghetto Symphony - Goldie Loc (5:39)
  16. 16 Party with a D.P.G. (4:54)
  17. 17 Buss 'N Rocks (4:23)
  18. 18 Just Dippin' - Jewell (4:02)
  19. 19 Don't Tell - Mauseburg (4:47)
  20. 20 20 Minutes - Goldie Loc (3:59)
  21. 21 I Love My Momma (3:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Snoop Dogg Primary Artist
Dr. Dre Track Performer
Warren G Track Performer
Stevie Blacke Strings
Mystikal Track Performer
Suga Free Track Performer
Raphael Saadiq Track Performer
Mia X Track Performer
Xzibit Track Performer
Nate Dogg Track Performer
Fiend Track Performer
C-Murder Track Performer
Silkk the Shocker Track Performer
Sylk-E. Fyne Track Performer
Sticky Fingaz Track Performer
Goldie Loc Track Performer
Technical Credits
Dwayne Cornelius Engineer
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  • Posted November 27, 2010

    more from this reviewer

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    snoop dogg is still is #1 in my book!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    amazing from the very begining to the very end!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Tha Doggfather still #1

    This Album is great, one of the best cds ever to be put out on No Limit, this cd shows all of you that thought Snoop fell off when he left Tha Row that hes back and still on top. Signing Snoop was one of the best bussiness decisions Master P ever made. Much love to the No Limit Army, and Tha Row.

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