Jungle Brothers: Raw Deluxe (Gee Street 11tks/52 mins)
Neil Kulkarni, Melody Maker, 7 June 1997
SEVEN YEARS is an eternity in hip hop. Cliché. Seven years is nothing in hip hop. Truth. It doesn't feel like it's been seven years since Jungle Brothers released the epochal Done By The Forces Of Nature or three years since JBZ Wit The Remedy. Because it's such a mad effort just trying to keep up with hip hop, any kind of special fidelity between listener and artist can't afford to stick around much after the needle has risen and is locked away. You haven't time to miss anybody, it's just an effort to find them a place in your week.
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