Welcome!

By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.

  1. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum...
    You are currently logged out and viewing our forum as a guest which only allows limited access to our discussions, photos and other forum features. If you are a 12ozProphet Member please login to get the full experience.

    If you are not a 12ozProphet Member, please take a moment to register to gain full access to our website and all of its features. As a 12ozProphet Member you will be able to post comments, start discussions, communicate privately with other members and access members-only content. Registration is fast, simple and free, so join today and be a part of the largest and longest running Graffiti, Art, Style & Culture forum online.

    Please note, if you are a 12ozProphet Member and are locked out of your account, you can recover your account using the 'lost password' link in the login form. If you no longer have access to the email you registered with, please email us at [email protected] and we'll help you recover your account. Welcome to the 12ozProphet Forum (and don't forget to follow @12ozprophet in Instagram)!

Jigmastas.. ab fab or americas funniest?

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by BoB Hope ONER, Jul 17, 2001.

  1. BoB Hope ONER

    BoB Hope ONER Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2000 Messages: 3,162 Likes Received: 0
    ..see..i think this was solid gold.
    listened to it for the past week straight.

    i think.. you have to get past a few things first..

    some cheesy r and b.. hooks.. and something that almost sounds jiggy.


    but.. really.. listen to it..
    DJSpinna delivers some of the best production hands down ive heard in a damn long time.. well. much anticipated since i bought the ep.. lyrical fluctuation.

    anyways.

    kriminal. solid MC.. strong delivery.. not fucking the most original delivery but.. solid content too.
    have to say.. "Hollar".. reminiscent of brand Nubians "probable cause".. good song.

    also the variety on this album really strikes me..


    "apology not accepted" with apani b fly. (talk about underrated mcs female or not)

    great production on that track.

    E.NO.LA.. another emcee who gets featured for just a snippet....on reality check.

    ..this album has some reasons to believe that... hip hop has a future to me .. in the mainstream.. without having to be .."alternative"(outkast).. or "old school"(j-5) to be accepted.

    but we will see.

    am i the only one?
     
  2. BoB Hope ONER

    BoB Hope ONER Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2000 Messages: 3,162 Likes Received: 0
    oh come on.. someone besides me has had to have listened to this album.
     
  3. mental invalid

    mental invalid Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 11, 2001 Messages: 13,050 Likes Received: 8
    ...sorry dood, but ab fab is funny as hell...r
     
  4. TEARZ

    TEARZ Guest

    bob. my brother got it the other day. update coming in a couple of days. receiver out of service. [​IMG]
     
  5. Raels

    Raels Member

    Joined: Mar 9, 2001 Messages: 903 Likes Received: 0
    Actually haven't heard the album, but I've been a fan for a minute. Caught em live last halloween and they held it.

    Mr. Hope, I agree with what you're saying, and there's plenty more groups like the Jigs still pumpin out solid stuff to keep things fresh.
     
  6. BoB Hope ONER

    BoB Hope ONER Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 23, 2000 Messages: 3,162 Likes Received: 0
    ok.. i thought i was a bit insane..its really all ive been listening to for the past week.. and i havent gotten sick of it.

    ..like..lyrical mastery..

    just..a solid track.. with like primo like ...(not.. exactly..) production.. and aggressive battle style delivery.. in my mind on the level as bumpy just no so damn hostile.

    (but i love bumpy.)

    ..sheeeit...
     
  7. Trend

    Trend Member

    Joined: Jul 10, 2001 Messages: 611 Likes Received: 0
    i've only heard one song by the Jigmastas, and it was called "Till The Day" or something along those lines... and yea, i agree about the lyrics, they're tight as shit, but i hate gay choruses... i like hip hop songs where the whole chorus is just a bunch of samples being scratched and shit... if anyone's every heard the album Independents Finest (which is real dope, by the way) a few songs on that album have choruses like the kind im talking about... if you peep that album, definitely check out the song by Akbar and the one by Milano
     
  8. taco bell bomber

    taco bell bomber Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 2, 2000 Messages: 2,037 Likes Received: 0
  9. kaesthebluntedwonder

    kaesthebluntedwonder Elite Member

    Joined: May 16, 2000 Messages: 3,066 Likes Received: 1
    i haven't heard of this group
    but i know too that plenty of people are sleepin' on jazz...while it's creepin...
    but now you got me all wanting to hear what you're trying to explain in this post...where's my pen and paper?
     
  10. Raels

    Raels Member

    Joined: Mar 9, 2001 Messages: 903 Likes Received: 0
    Yeah, I was reading an article with Spinna in that "Elemental" magazine and I think Primo was mentioned -- I can see the influence myself, but he's still on the original tip.

    I like this "type" of hip hop - the kind that doesn't wear itself out too quick with flashy samples. I can still throw on an old Polyrhythm cut and be feelin it.

    Please check out Mass Influence if you haven't already -- my opinion = them being dope.
     
  11. dosoner

    dosoner Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 8, 2000 Messages: 3,735 Likes Received: 26

    primo does alot of choruses like that, in my oppinoin, the best song on independents finest is the first track, "smackdown" by apathy. iv never really liked any of akbars tracks, the beats never really were my thing, except the remix of "hot ya hot" thats on laid in full 3
     
  12. Bare

    Bare Guest

    They're named Jigmasta's, but they are good! Across the Globe is an oldy but goody. I love that one man, no jokes. I haven't heard the new one, but my two cents...
     
  13. Trend

    Trend Member

    Joined: Jul 10, 2001 Messages: 611 Likes Received: 0
    yea, that's why i love Premier so much... and yea, that smackdown song is dope too, but the beat kind of annoys me... i do like one line in particular though:
    "Im nobody in this rap game (Why?) cuz nobody is perfect"
    and yea, the Akbar beat isn't too amazing, but i like his lyrics a lot...
     
Top