Papoose Gives a Track-By-Track Breakdown of “The Nacirema Dream”



“‘R.I.P’ is a record that’s paying homage to people that passed away in my life. I lost a lot of people. I had a lot of people who supported me. I had a manager who was busting his ass to help me get on and that was one of the only things he wanted, but he actually passed before he got to see me get a chance to be a part of the music business. I have friends who wanted to see. I’ve been doing this so long. Not even concerning me being successful, but they just wanted to be successful in life and they’re life was stopped early. That record is basically just giving homage to those who are gone but not forgotten. If you lost somebody in your life – grandmother, uncle, aunt, anybody – that’s what that record is. It’s a tribute to the fallen soldiers. I name a lot of people who was a part of my life and passed away at the end of the record. I named everybody who I could remember at the time. I love that record. That’s one of my favorites too. I lost a lot of people over the years, so that record, that was for them on the album, letting them know I finally did it, communicating to them through that record.”

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  • i like his old songs atleast

  • Inquiring2mind

    I’m just waitin on the review

  • GONZ

    I am not about to get excited about this, I mean this album was supposed to come out when I was a freshman in High School. I’m about to graduate College now. Waiting so long for ‘Detox’ is one thing, because Dr. Dre’s stature is at solid high and anything he touches, will turn into damn near gold. I just dont think Papoose has that same garuntee. as an M.C, yes, but as a songwriter, I dont know. Then again im not the biggest fan, Havent really followed up with his catalogue. Nothing is worse than when an artist talks up their album and when the album drops, It’s not as successful or as good as they made it seem. I think the music genre itself needs a lot more honesty. Music artist’s know if they put their full potential or beyond their full potential into a project. I dont think Music artists should say every project is their best project, Just be real, People/fans will respect the artist more if anything.

  • Diamond Rattler

    Can’t wait to hear this. Been waiting since high school.


    Biggest problem is having That manager that he mentions (Ian)…. check his history cuz, he’s screwed everything he ever laid his hands on, and count yo money (then check Ian’s pockets). Don’t know how artsists are still falling for his shit…. Good luck with him!