RELEASE
June 22, 2004
LABEL
Motown
GENRES
Rap, East Coast Rap, Hardcore Rap

Album Review

Erick Sermon's fifth solo album marks his move over to Universal Motown, after a two-album stint spent with J Records. As most could have only expected, Chilltown, New York offers nothing fancy. Sermon produces everything and is helped out on the mike -- yet is rarely outshined by -- the likes of Talib Kweli, Redman, Keith Murray, and Def Squad newcomer Sy Scott. He has yet to coast on his legacy; actually, he has to be one of the first MCs to underestimate it, claiming to be a 15-year veteran when he could lay claim to close to two decades of business. Chilltown won't be thought of as a classic down the line, but it hardly weakens the MC/producer's reputation. It's unfortunate that most will remember the album for "Feel It," a slight sop to the charts. Those who have been following Sermon all along, however, will see Chilltown, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Home (Intro)http://itunes.apple.com/album/home-intro/id15128959?i=15128881&uo=5
  2. Wit Ee'shttp://itunes.apple.com/album/wit-ees/id15128959?i=15128883&uo=5
  3. Relentlesshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/relentless/id15128959?i=15128889&uo=5
  4. Jackin' for Rhymes (Skit)http://itunes.apple.com/album/jackin-for-rhymes-skit/id15128959?i=15128893&uo=5
  5. Street Hophttp://itunes.apple.com/album/street-hop/id15128959?i=15128899&uo=5
  6. Chillin'http://itunes.apple.com/album/chillin/id15128959?i=15128906&uo=5
  7. Like Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/like-me/id15128959?i=15128908&uo=5
  8. Matrix (Skit)http://itunes.apple.com/album/matrix-skit/id15128959?i=15128914&uo=5
  9. God Senthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/god-sent/id15128959?i=15128917&uo=5
  10. I'm Not Himhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/im-not-him/id15128959?i=15128923&uo=5
  11. MC One Bar (Skit)http://itunes.apple.com/album/mc-one-bar-skit/id15128959?i=15128928&uo=5
  12. Feel Ithttp://itunes.apple.com/album/feel-it/id15128959?i=15128932&uo=5
  13. Future Thughttp://itunes.apple.com/album/future-thug/id15128959?i=15128939&uo=5
  14. Do You Knowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/do-you-know/id15128959?i=15128943&uo=5
  15. Listenhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/listen/id15128959?i=15128948&uo=5
  16. Hip Hop (Skit)http://itunes.apple.com/album/chilltown-new-york/id15128959?uo=5
  17. Can U Hear Me Nowhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/can-u-hear-me-now/id15128959?i=15128957&uo=5
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