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The Book of David

by DJ Quik

The Book of David by DJ Quik

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The Book of David

by DJ Quik

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Label: Mad Science Recordings
"I don't need nobody," goes the chorus on "Nobody." Is DJ Quik spittin' pimp game, or simply lonely and bitter? He won't, or can't say, on Book of David, since his forte is funk-tastic beats, not revelatory verses, despite many erratic attempts at the latter. He's at his best when he leaves the rhymes to experts such as Bizzy Bone, Ice Cube and Bun B, while producing elastic rhythms for "Across the Map" and "Do Today." But don't compare him to Dr. Dre, he warns on "Poppin'": "Before I come through with the scope on the K."

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"I don't need nobody," goes the chorus on "Nobody." Is DJ Quik spittin' pimp game, or simply lonely and bitter? He won't, or can't say, on Book of David, since his forte is funk-tastic beats, not revelatory verses, despite many erratic attempts at the latter. He's at his best when he leaves the rhymes to experts such as Bizzy Bone, Ice Cube and Bun B, while producing elastic rhythms for "Across the Map" and "Do Today." But don't compare him to Dr. Dre, he warns on "Poppin'": "Before I come through with the scope on the K."

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About This Album

"I don't need nobody," goes the chorus on "Nobody." Is DJ Quik spittin' pimp game, or simply lonely and bitter? He won't, or can't say, on Book of David, since his forte is funk-tastic beats, not revelatory verses, despite many erratic attempts at the latter. He's at his best when he leaves the rhymes to experts such as Bizzy Bone, Ice Cube and Bun B, while producing elastic rhythms for "Across the Map" and "Do Today." But don't compare him to Dr. Dre, he warns on "Poppin'": "Before I come through with the scope on the K."