Sunday, 5 May 2013


Album been out a couple months, but i just had to review it.
It is that frickin good but didn't really come as a surprise, since
i was equally blown away with "Fishscale" and "Quiet Storm".
Once again with this one, it's crack front to back!
More on this release later though...

Lemme first bring it back to Fishscale:
Seriously, when i finally got my hands on this album
i was through the roof. It's a pretty rare album to
get your hands and it's filled with killer tracks
and superb production. Just check out this one:

And the album is just laced with smooth ass cuts like this
throughout, one after another. This is definitley one of my 
favourite Bay albs of the last couple years.
But shit, that was 2010 and since then there's been similar
releases that were equally great and set a trend in motion
for me that made me love this bay shit even more.
Ampichino & Young Bossi released two albs together:
The first one was dope as fuck with the second one a little lesser.
But still, this is another great collabo just like Ampichino & The Jacka,
Berner & The Jacka, Ampichino & Berner, etc. You know what's up!

More greatness came with this superb album:
 The second instalment of City Of Gz.
Man, these cats are just so fuckin sick and they
got the best production behind them.
I love this shit to death!

Before i get to The Town, have a listen to this track
from Young Bossi, V12 and Bird Money:

This track is FUCKIN ILL AS FUCK!!
This is on Bird Money's solo album that was just released earlier
this year and is yet another dope release on Double F Records.
If you don't know you need to check all this shit out
and prepare to listen to some real ass rap!
It just can't get any better than what these dudes have
to offer. The Bay got shit on lock son!

Anyway, back to The Town.
After Fishscale & Quiet Storm, Bossi comes out with
The Town, which again is a pretty hard to find album
(if it wasn't for, that site is a blessing).
It's fairly obvious that from the get go this is on
the same dope shit as previously mentioned releases!

1. Intro
2. Young Grittaz feat. Bird Money & V12
10 seconds in and i'm already on cloud 9.
This is so fuckin tight. Again with Bird Money
and V12, these dudes are quite the combo.
The amazing beat helps of course, but seriously
i should stop here because i'll prolly get sick
from all the praising myself. But damnit, this is 
that crack! Tyrome Biggums, smoke it! 5/5
3. Hoodstars feat. Ampichino & Smiggz
Classic sample done perfectly. And Ampichino
is a beast! He is so underrated! 5/5
4. Pure Dope ft. Yukmouth & Joe Blow
No stopping with the ill shit. More top notch
features with Blow & Yuk. 5/5
5. To The Top ft. J.Stalin, Ron Fetti & L.Jay
What more can i say? Too damn good.
Fetti is another regular that kills his features.
And i love J. Stalin on here. 5/5
6. Feelin Like A Boss ft. Boi Big & Bird Money
Another great sample and smooth drums
with the same smoothness as previous cuts. 5/5
7. Pourin Out Champagne
Interesting use of a Jigga sample from The Blueprint.
But these dudes know what they're doing and
i fuckin love it. It's so damn unique. 5/5
8. Mind Of A Killa ft. Jacka & Ampichino
A little change up and a harder beat but you
know when you get Jacka & Amp on your shit,
it don't matter how hard or soft the beat go,
them dudes don't play. Sick. 5/5
9. Chances ft. Boi Big & Rich The Factor
Typical use of 80's samples and drums that
make the Bay Area unique in yet another way.
Rich The Factor makes this even better. 5/5
10. Showtime ft. Young Rell & J. Stalin
First of two tracks i'm not feelin too much.
The beat doesn't lift me and though halfway through
it gets better, its the hook that brings it down a little.
Still allright and wouldn't skip. 3/5
11. No Other Option ft. Ampichino & Bird Money
Back to form, Another superb cut with Amp
setting the tone just right. 5/5
12. The Ghetto
Now this is that jam! Awesome sample
and perfect smoothness. One of my favs. 5/5
13. Third Degree ft. Ike Dola
This is that second cut that's not cutting it.
Ike Dola sucks and the beat is not helping. 3/5
14. Get That Dough
80's rnb type feel witht the hook and i love it. 4/5
15. Tattoo ft. Gap, King Locust & Smiggz
Nice little joint here with a great hook. Woulda
been better with other features but still... 4.5/5
16. Ape Shit ft. Ampichino
Possible my favourite joint. Amp & Bossi kill it
and you gotta love that hook. Dear lord. 5/5
17. Change ft. Draper
Not much happening here to be honest and i wanted
more for the end of the album, but still pretty smooth. 4/5
18. My Heart
Same for this track but prefer it over Change. And it
does grow on you more and more. 4.5/5

I think The Town managed to outshine Fishscale.
Knowing how much i love that album, that sums it 
up right there. This album is superb and i'm letting
two lesser tracks not getting in the way of anything.
Get your hands on this and treasure it!
Young Bossi has surely become one of my favourites.
His style is flat out amazing with the right bravado
and with production like this, what more do you want?
Overall Score: 9.8/10

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