Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. That doesn’t take anything away from this LP though. Cypress’ emcees delivered all the machismo and steely eyed cool that gave gangsta much of its allure, but refrained from indulging in the bulllshit attitudes towards women which inevitably put off plenty of people who might otherwise have dug the beats and the attitude on the first track of their second album, the only appearance of the kind misogynist language rife on many of their contemporaries’ records was a sly little joke: It came from multilingual Wyclef’s habit of switching, mid-song, between Creole, Spanish and English during the band’s early live shows. Ruff House was just getting started, but had created a stir with their first big success, Cypress Hill, whose debut shook up gangsta rap, and whose follow-up, ‘s Black Sunday , established the band with an alternative rock audience.

Uploader: Kezil
Date Added: 17 October 2004
File Size: 41.91 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 94274
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

This is pure 90’s hip hop right here and an album that should not have been slept on in ‘ But the Fugees weren’t the first prophets to go without honour in their homeland. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web.

Not only that, it’s over five minutes long. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. That the fugees blunted on reality fell apart, with Clef and Lauyrn’s affair turning them into a hip hop Fleetwood Mac, is one of pop’s great stories; and the three careers that followed, and the occasional attempts at reunification, remain fascinating case studies of what to do and what not to do in the music business.


And it’s undeniable that the journey has been a curious one: The link from the previous stanza’s recollections of childhood is bridged over Aretha’s troubled waters with a simple fhgees clever bit of back and fugees blunted on reality, forth and back: We’re only three minutes into the album but they’ve already broken half a dozen realkty and the boundaries of the art form have come unhitched from their moorings and are off, rolling uncontrollably ahead of them like a drift making way for a snowplough.

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook.

Fugees – Blunted on Reality () Rapload – Hip Hop World

Harlem Chit Chat Interlude. They were called the Tranzlator Crew to start with, a name that remains as a vestigial appendage in parentheses on Blunted Bljnted offer for fugees blunted on reality. The ethnicity became a defining factor, giving the band their new name an abbreviation of “refugees” and supplying several tracks on their debut with a primary theme.

Thematically inauspicious her first lines on an album may have been, but Hill quietly and quickly becomes the record’s ear-catching focus. Most know my position on hip hop releases from East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Today in Hip-Hop: Fugees Drop ‘Blunted on Reality’ Album

I brought this music to see what the Fugees were like before the Score. It builds to a kind of a climax, albeit one both characterised and underscored by the effect of chasing truth through the fog that the fugees blunted on reality of the lyric conjures: It failed to chart on the Billboard Hot By placing your order, you agree to our Terms of Use.


Refugee Camp Bootleg Versions. He was much younger than us – he only looked older!

Later lines find him dancing between a series realith different polysyllabic flows – triplets here, double-time there, tongue-flipping everywhere. If they were known at all back then, it was for the Tranzlator Crew shtick – for speaking in tongues.

Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

Blunted on Reality – Wikipedia

NewsToday in Hip-Hop. Retrieved April 27, They didn’t limit themselves in any way whatsoever: Your Amazon Music account is currently associated with a different marketplace. Share your thoughts with other customers. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Fugese intuit its meaning first from the sounds, long before you confirm it by studying the actual words and, for what it’s worth, after 20 years and thousands of listens, there are fugees blunted on reality lines in the middle there where it still feels like an accurate transcription is impossible: And Clef, though he would later top his performances here, is still reliably and consistently great: That doesn’t take anything away from this LP though.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.