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Hasty Generalization: The Underachievers – The Lords of Flatbush

Lords of Flatbush cover
Nah man I can’t come outside. My mom flipped about my report card and now I’m on punishment till my grades come up. But pass me that joint real quick while she watchin the Housewives marathon!

I liked The Underachievers’ Indigoism so much that months later, I’m still playing it and digesting the lyrics. My only real problems with it were the apparent obsession with drugs and monotonous word choices. Well now, these boys from Brooklyn are back with a new mixtape, The Lords of Flatbush, but instead of addressing the above problems (I’m sure they read my review and were horrified to realize that I was displeased), AK and Issa Dash chose to preserve them and add a heaping helping of basic, slow, southern-influenced beats. So yup, color me annoyed.

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Hasty Generalization: Underachievers – Indigoism

Indigoism front cover
Nowhere to go but up after this terrible cover art

The Underachievers are two rappers, Issa Dash and AK, from Brooklyn, New York. They’re a part of the Beast Coast crew, which includes a guy named Joey Bada$$ who’s apparently worth way more than half a damn. Indigoism is their first release, and off the strength of some great Youtube groundwork, it’s backed by Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder label. But don’t get too excited yet, he didn’t produce anything here. Continue reading Hasty Generalization: Underachievers – Indigoism