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Gucci Mane, Trap Back

After delivering a lackluster collaborative album with V-Nasty, Gucci Mane needed to reassert his position as a musical liaison for the streets. If the Brick Squad general prepared a checklist prior to releasing his latest mixtape, which follows up the BAYTL collab, it might’ve read something like this: Songs dedicated to coke; songs dedicated to bitches; songs dedicated to getting money; Lex Luger-esque trap beats; "Burr" ad-libs. Released on Super Bowl, the DJ Holiday-hosted Trap Back successfully does all of these things—making it a tape that does what it does well, but doesn't offer much of a fresh take. Gucci ...

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