Unleash the Dragon

Unleash the Dragon

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by Sisqó
     
 

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As the first solo spin-off from the excellent Baltimore-based R&B vocal quartet Dru Hill, Sisqo's UNLEASH THE DRAGON combines soulful singing, hip-hop beats, and solid -- even sophisticated -- dynamics. Sisqo, yeah, he's the one with the platinum-coif who resembles Rodman. Though the racy first single, "Got To Get It," posits Sisqo as anSee more details below

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As the first solo spin-off from the excellent Baltimore-based R&B vocal quartet Dru Hill, Sisqo's UNLEASH THE DRAGON combines soulful singing, hip-hop beats, and solid -- even sophisticated -- dynamics. Sisqo, yeah, he's the one with the platinum-coif who resembles Rodman. Though the racy first single, "Got To Get It," posits Sisqo as an orally fixated sexpot who's so attuned to female desire he'll "kiss the lips under your navel," the record essentially uses Mary J. Blige's fine MARY as a template for remaining street and aspiring to pop. Elton John produces the sweeping "Enchantment Passing Through" while Babyface smoothes out the mid-tempo "Sexual." Throughout, Sisqo's voice is full of yearning and passion on plenty of chest-thumping sex numbers. But this is a record with upward mobility on its mind. And while it's not quite the equivalent of Lil' Kim wearing Chanel, it edges awfully close to Sisqo realizing his crossover fantasies without completely washing away the grit.

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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Michael Gallucci
On his debut solo album, Dru Hill's finest singer, Sisqó, explores rhythmic patterns and beats that borrow heavily from the contemporary R&B playbook, and he loads the tracks with whispered bedroom moans. Sisqó unleashes his inner dragon on the club thumper "Thong Song," beginning to sound like the ferocious soulman he fancies himself to be. Make It Hot's turn on the jittery "Got to Get It" offers some sparks.

Product Details

Release Date:
11/30/1999
Label:
Def Jam
UPC:
0731454681629
catalogNumber:
546816
Rank:
11532

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Performance Credits

Sisqó   Primary Artist,Background Vocals
Babyface   Background Vocals,Multi Instruments
Bruce Dukov   Violin
Dru Hill   Vocals
Ja Rule   Track Performer
Jarod Barnes   Percussion,Drums

Technical Credits

Babyface   Arranger
Jazz   Arranger
Tim Kelley   Producer
Bob Robinson   Producer
Montell Jordan   Arranger
Anthony Jeffries   Engineer
West   Producer
Jan Fairchild   Engineer,Digital Editing
Phil Weatherspoon   Producer
Kevin Liles   Executive Producer
Sisqó   Arranger,Producer,Executive Producer,Remixing
Warryn Campbell   Producer
Beanie Sigel   Lyricist
Kiehl   drum programming

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