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


“Aim Shoot” ft. Mobb Deep

“I came up listening to them. ‘Shook Ones’ is one of my favorite records ever. I hear ‘Shook Ones’ right now and I’m pumped up, wherever I am. That record right there, man, that’s one of the hardest hip-hop records ever. I got them on the track in rare form, both of them. Havoc killed it. Prodigy killed it. Banging track, ‘Aim, Shoot.’

“The title, I feel like that record is self-explanatory. I’m just happy to even have them on the album. That was a privilege. That record, the best way to describe it since they’re featured on there, is Mobb Deep in rare form, real talk. Real Mobb Deep.

“I think they still dope. I still love them dudes and I just had to get ‘em on the album. They in rare form and I’m just doing what I do on the track. ‘Aim, Shoot’ speaks for itself to describe the record. I think people are gonna love that joint, official. Havoc didn’t produce it, but what’s interesting about that record, is we all recorded that record in the studio together. I was there live when they laid their verses and all that. It’s official.”

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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!