Eric B. & Rakim Don't Sweat the Technique
|SUPER SAVINGS:||$6.74 Limited Time Only|
|You Save:||$5.24 (44% Off)|
Available: Usually ships in 1-3 business days
- Released: June 23, 1992
- Originally Released: 1992
- Label: MCA
Rolling Stone - 7/9/92, p.1064 Stars - Excellent - "..majestic...DON'T SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE activates the mind--it's erotic, playful, violent, dramatic, funky, jazzy and definitely dope.."
Spin - 7/92, p.72Recommended - "...cohesive and inspired...Rakim's rhymes are lively, varied, and imaginative..."
Q - 7/92, p.894 Stars - Excellent - "..They may be one of the more venerable rap teams, but they're clearly still capable of adapting to changing styles.."
Musician - 8/92, p.92"..What keeps this duo dynamic is that they understand the importance of sticking with the basics--hard beats, sly samples and imaginative cadences--and foregoing fashion.."
Song previews provided courtesy of iTunes
Personnel: Rakim (vocals, programming); Eric B. (programming).
Recorded at the Hit Factory, New York, New York.
Personnel: Eric B. & Rakim (programming); Rakim (vocals, programming).
Audio Mixers: Mark Harder; Lee Anthony.
Recording information: The Hit Factory, New York, NY.
Photographer: Cesar Vera.
Unknown Contributor Role: El Cimarr¢n.
As their final album as a duo, DON'T SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE still packed the high-energy tracks and fierce vocal styles that had made the Eric B. & Rakim hip-hop pioneers. Well recognized as one of the all-time great MCs, Rakim issues lyrics that are at once stimulating and devastatingly powerful. Tracks like "Pass the Hand Grenade" and "Casualties of War" are historically relevant, as they were recorded only shortly after the conclusion of the Gulf War.
Though Rakim would go on to make solo albums, DON'T SWEAT THE TECHNIQUE is a classic album in the long line of Eric B. & Rakim albums. Notable tracks include "What's on Your Mind," "The Punisher," and "What's Goin' On." The album also includes the hit "Know the Legde" from the motion picture JUICE, which starred the late Tupac Shakur.
20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection (CD)
The Best of 20th Century Masters / Millennium Collection (CD)
Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:
Based on 20 ratings.
Based on 20 ratings.
Be the first Music Lover to write an online review of this product!
Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win [Clean] (CD)
$10.33 Super Savings
Top ranking CD:
Various Artists Sounds of The Fabulous Fifties (Limited Distribution) (3-CD Box Set) ~
$8.48 Super Savings
- Jimmy Buffett Down To Earth / High Cumberland Jubilee (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists WCBS FM101.1 - Great Ladies of Rock & Roll - The 70s (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists Extreme Hits - The Sixties, Volume 2: 20 Original Hits (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE
- Various Artists History of Rock - The 60's, Part 1 (CD) ~ $2.98 on SALE