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Aquemini
by Outkast

 
CD [Explicit Lyrics]
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Overview

Track Listing

1 Hold On, Be Strong
2 Return of the "G"
3 Rosa Parks
4 Skew It on the Bar-B - (featuring Raekwon)
5 Aquemini
6 Synthesizer - (featuring George Clinton)
7 Slump
8 West Savannah
9 Da Art of Storytellin' (Part 1)
10 Da Art of Storytellin' (Part 2)
11 Mamacita
12 Spottieottiedopaliscious
13 Y'All Scared - (featuring T-Mo/Big Gipp/Khujo)
14 Nathaniel
15 Liberation - (featuring Cee Lo Green)
16 Chonkyfire


Featured Artists: George Clinton and Goodie Mob and Lil' Will and Cool Breeze and Pat Brown and Raekwon and Witchdoctor and Erykah Badu and Joi and 4.0 and Khujo and T-Mo and Big Gipp and Cee-Lo Green

Genre: R&B
 
Details
  • Genre: Rap, Hip-Hop
  • Release Date: September 1998
  • Label: LaFace
  • Rating: Parental Advisory (this format contains explicit lyrics).
  • Format: CD
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio Format: Stereo
 
Music Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Rolling Stone (5/13/99, p.79) - Included in Rolling Stone's "Essential Recordings of the 90's."

Rolling Stone (10/1/98, p.66) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Anything OutKast touch...sounds as though they took it for a spin through the cotton fields in their Caddy. Sporting plenty of live chops...and soulful harmonies, AQUEMINI's fresh, original feel defies rap's coastal cliches..."

Rolling Stone (10/1/98, p.66) - 4 Stars (out of 5) - "...Anything OutKast touch...sounds as though they took it for a spin through the cotton fields in their Caddy. Sporting plenty of live chops...and soulful harmonies, AQUEMINI's fresh, original feel defies rap's coastal cliches..."

Spin (9/99, p.136) - Ranked #35 in Spin Magazine's "90 Greatest Albums of the '90s."

Spin (1/99, p.91) - Ranked #3 on Spin's list of "Top 20 Albums of '98."

Spin (12/98, p.178) - 9 (out of 10) - "...OutKast understand the power of sound the way, say, Sly understood it on THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON or P-Funk did on `The Motor-Booty Affair,' and so they've crafted some of the most seductive and dreamadelic textures this side of, well, the last OutKast album..."

Spin (1/99, p.91) - Ranked #3 on Spin's list of "Top 20 Albums of '98."

Spin (12/98, p.178) - 9 (out of 10) - "...OutKast understand the power of sound the way, say, Sly understood it on THERE'S A RIOT GOIN' ON or P-Funk did on `The Motor-Booty Affair,' and so they've crafrted some of the most seductive and dreamadelic textures this side of, well, the last OutKast album..."

Entertainment Weekly (11/6/98, p.88) - "Spotlighting equally the talents of Dre and Big Boi may be the key to their artistic transcendence. They also rip the rap envelope by trading samples for distinctive instruments like Kalimba and harmonica (a la Earth, Wind & Fire and Curtis Mayfield)..." - Rating: A

Entertainment Weekly (11/6/98, p.88) - "Spotlighting equally the talents of Dre and Big Boi may be the key to their artistic transcendence. They also rip the rap envelope by trading samples for distinctive instruments like Kalimba and harmonica (a la Earth, Wind & Fire and Curtis Mayfield)..." - Rating: A

Q (4/01, p.124) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Their 3rd and best offering....Breathtaking in its ambition, it makes most rappers seem drab and doltish in comparison..."

Q (4/01, p.124) - 5 stars out of 5 - "...Their 3rd and best offering....Breathtaking in its ambition, it makes most rappers seem drab and doltish in comparison..."

Uncut (3/03, p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...An entirely convincing hip hop continuation of Parliament's prime late-'60s/early-'70s LPs....Cosmic and encompassing; sprawling and superb..."

Uncut (3/03, p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...An entirely convincing hip hop continuation of Parliament's prime late-'60s/early-'70s LPs....Cosmic and encompassing; sprawling and superb..."

Mixmag (1/99, p.113) - 4 out of 5 - "...Infused with laid-back soul and a slow regional drawl....Thick with molasses-rich funk....hip hop for the heart, mind and soul..."

Mixmag (1/99, p.113) - 4 out of 5 - "...Infused with laid-back soul and a slow regional drawl....Thick with molasses-rich funk....hip hop for the heart, mind and soul..."

Muzik (12/98, p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Sweet, soul-soaked samples, a whole heap of bottom and quicksilver staccato rhyming....There's some fantastic material here but hwta makes it even more impressive is the way it's worked together..."

Muzik (12/98, p.70) - 4 stars out of 5 - "...Sweet, soul-soaked samples, a whole heap of bottom and quicksilver staccato rhyming....There's some fantastic material here but hwta makes it even more impressive is the way it's worked together..."

Vibe (6/02, p.109) - Ranked #9 in Vibe's "Top 10 rap albums" - "...Their crowning achievement (so far)..."

Vibe (6/02, p.109) - Ranked #9 in Vibe's "Top 10 rap albums" - "...Their crowning achievement (so far)..."

The Source (11/98, p.189) - 5 Mics (out of 5) - "...Aquemini is a brilliant record....Throughout the record Dre and Big Boi showcase their verbal trademark--cool, staccato flows steeped in the everyday slanguage of the Deep South..."

The Source (11/98, p.189) - 5 Mics (out of 5) - "...Aquemini is a brilliant record....Throughout the record Dre and Big Boi showcase their verbal trademark--cool, staccato flows steeped in the everyday slanguage of the Deep South..."

Rap Pages (12/98, p.139) - 5 (out of 5) - "...The beauty of Outkast is that they constantly reinvent themselves....AQUEMINI continues Outkast's pied piper effect on society's outcasts...appealing to their commonalities and uniting them under one umbrella..."

Rap Pages (12/98, p.139) - 5 (out of 5) - "...The beauty of Outkast is that they constantly reinvent themselves....AQUEMINI continues Outkast's pied piper effect on society's outcasts...appealing to their commonalities and uniting them under one umbrella..."

 
Customer Reviews