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Ultimate Victory

Sometimes with victory comes sweet sorrow. For Chamillionaire, that couldn’t ring more true. The Houston rapper is coming off a highly successful freshman campaign, which includes a platinum plaque for his 2005 debut, The Sound of Revenge, a Grammy-winning single and the title of the biggest-selling ringtone artist of all time. Given all this good fortune, the Mixtape Messiah should be riding high, but based on his sophomore effort, Ultimate Victory, things are anything but sweet. Cham addresses his woes with the media, hip-hop and the government on the synth-heavy intro, “The Morning News,” angrily spittin’, “Bill O’Reilly’s an idiot, he ...

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