Game Tested, Streets Approved (Explicit)
by Black Rob
Released: Jul 2011
Label: Duck Down Records
Who is Black Rob? A talented street artist done wrong by Diddy and Bad Boy Records, or a minor act with a novelty hit in 1999's "Whoa"? He can't answer that question in Game Tested, Streets Approved, because his era has obviously passed. Still, the Duck Down crew help him achieve a grimy (and somewhat dated) thug aura for "Boiling Water" and "Showin' Up." "I've been doing my thing since I came home from the swing," he raps on "Get Involved," referring to his 2010 release from jail. After four years in prison for robbery, Game Tested, Streets Approved is good enough.