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


“Alphabetical Slaughter Part II / Z to A”

“You know, at the end of ‘Alphabetical Slaughter,’ I started going backwards and Kay Slay stopped me. I’m talking about, there’s not a day of my life that goes by that somebody doesn’t ask me, “When you gonna drop part II?”

“”Alphabetical Slaughter”, like I said, is something that was never done before. People tried. But when you’re doing A’s, you gotta keep it A’s. You can’t use a ‘B’ word or ‘C’ word. As you go along, you gotta keep it like that, and it has to make sense. If you looking at it on a piece of paper, it should be in alphabetical order—officially. When I created ‘Alphabetical Slaughter,’ the reason why I did it was just me saying, ‘You know what? What can I do different that nobody ever done before?’ That’s how I came up with that shit. I’m working on another one. I’m not gonna give it away. It’s not ‘Alphabetical Slaughter,’ but it’s a concept that nobody ever did before. They won’t let me live that one down, man, every day of my life. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, the mall, anywhere. That’s what people know. They know me for that. Finally, they have it in their possession. ‘Alphabetical Slaughter Part II / Z to A.’ I did it backwards this time, man. Take it. Y’all can have it.”

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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!