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The Last Stand

For better or worse, Boot Camp Clik is stuck in a time warp. In the minds of Buckshot, Smif-N-Wessun, Heltah Skeltah and O.G.C., hip-hop still revolves around the Big Apple and Laffy Taffy is nothing more than a chewy candy. This mid-’90s aesthetic explains the Brooklyn collective’s third disc, The Last Stand, which is lush with pounding production and dense similes. Sculpting an album around a bygone era would be disastrous for most artists, but for BCC it’s a welcome return to their roots. The binding force behind the Clik’s “I love the ’90s” campaign is Rockness Monsta. The once-estranged ...

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