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Review: Young Money, 'Rise Of An Empire'

March 19th, 2014 1:20pm EDT | Brent Faulkner By: Brent Faulkner
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Young Money, ‘Rise Of An Empire’ 

Young Money’s Rise Of An Empire is a fail… an ‘epic’ one if you will

It is incredibly difficult to be unbiased towards compilation efforts prior to listening.  Honestly though, the compilation often incurs issues that the studio album/ solo studio album seems to avoid.  There’s just something about random tracks with no rhyme or reason that hurt the overall cohesiveness that many sound and exceptional albums possess.  Sigh* Young Money, following a five year hiatus, return to release their second compilation album, Rise of an Empire. Young Money, their previous album, actually had some fine moments, including the raunchy “Every Girl”, “Bedrock”, and “Roger That”.  Rise of an Empire isn’t as ‘wonderfully made’ you might say – it has some…umm…yeah, just read on!