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  • Released: June 10, 2022
  • Originally Released: 2022
  • Label: Ruffnation

Entertainment Reviews:

Rolling Stone - 12/10/98, p.120
4 (out of 5) - "...His words follow their own rhythm into a complex, hypnotic flow....He vocalizes like a shaman, magnetizing you with his chants....more accessible than WU-TANG FOREVER but full of grinding, dark, bass-drunk, anti-dance tracks..."
Entertainment Weekly - 12/18/98, pp.79-80
"...Even if BOBBY DIGITAL IN STEREO barely hangs together as a concept album, RZA's talent as a producer and sound tinkerer bounds to the fore..." - Rating: B
The Wire - 1/99, p.57
"...a strictly 2-dimensional videogame character whose braggadocio perfectly accompanies RZA's digitally enhanced, Hardcore production skills...."
Mixmag - 1/99, p.115
3 out of 5 - "...moments of genius....fantastically pugilistic 'NYC Everything'...'My Lovin Is Digi' turns an old soul record into a lusciously cinematic shag duet..."
CMJ - 12/21/98, p.5
"...not the rebirth of hip-hop prophesied by some fans, it does take the genre in unexpected and enterprising new directions. Forgoing heavy sampling in favor of keyboard-based soundscapes, the album boasts cleaner, more minimalist grooves than RZA's Wu-Tang work..."
The Source - 1/99, p.177
3.5 Mics (out of 5) - "...BOBBY DIGITAL stays within RZA's consistent vision of taking the ghetto mentality to new heights....angular loops bathed in ancient, obscure melodies and Africanesque wails..."
Mojo (Publisher) - 2/99, p.91
"...Stuffed with great abstract riffs, musical and verbal, it manages to be both silly and heroic at the same time..."

Product Description:

Personnel: RZA; Lisa L'Anson, Victorie Heathcole, Lorenza Calamanderi (vocals); Frank "Foxy" Niedlich, Angel Cake, Method Man, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Ghostface Killah, Holocaust, Dr. Doom, Sommers And Ndira, MSx Roxy, Ras Kass, Black Knights, Royal Fam, Jamie Clan, Force MDs, Masta Killa, Killarmy, Tekitha.
Producers: RZA, King Tech, Inspectah Deck.
Engineers include: RZA, Nolan "Dr. No" Moffitte, Gabe Chiesa.
The Wu-Tang brand name is to hip-hop as Good Year is to tires. When the Clan is involved, you can be certain you're dealing with a quality product. RZA's long-awaited solo album is no exception. Sure, his Wu-Tang brethren pop up all over the place, and a little help from friends like Ghostface Killah, Method Man and ODB is something any hip-hop artist would be a fool to refuse. But BOBBY DIGITAL ultimately belongs to RZA alone. Dark and atmospheric, it presents a very personal world, constructed by RZA to pull the listener into a unique audio experience. Beat-heavy but not really danceable, well-produced but hardly slick, BOBBY DIGITAL is an expertly textured, occasionally unsettling journey, with the Wu-Tang sound nothing more than a jumping off point. Fans of the clan won't be disappointed, but they'll most likely be surprised.
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