Little Brother bridges the gap between their debut album, The Listening, and their forthcoming major label sophomore LP, The Minstrel Show, with The Chitlin Circuit. The Chitlin Circuit contains cuts featuring some of the hottest names in hip hop, including Kanye West, Big Daddy Kane, Pete Rock, DJ Spinna and Consequence PLUS unreleased and hardto-find tracks from the crew of 9th Wonder, Phonte, Big Pooh, and The Justus League. Fastlife. 2005.
"The Listening" was unquestionably the best Hip Hop album of 2003 that nobody heard of. It was an impressive and focused debut, which brought about a refreshing sound while simultaneously invoking an old-school vibe. The flow of the debut was consistent while "The Chitlin' Circuit (1.5)" is not. Perhaps the problem lies in the concept itself; emphasizing the 1.5, "The Chitlin' Circuit" is not meant to be the sophomore album for Little Brother. Instead, it is a collection of unreleased tracks, b-sides, and r..
I don't know about yall but when you have to be convicted for murder to sell records...it's a disgrace to the game of hip-hop...wanted to add that before i start....anyway...I was going to purchase this cd regradless of the 8-9 songs that were on the previous one...real hip hop fans have to realize that this is the last underground lp from the trio before they hit the mainstream...i do believe that people will be listening after the release of The Minstrel Show...Listen to the word play on The Beginnning an..