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


“Cure” ft. Erykah Badu

“That record, that’s the only one I’m not gonna give too much details about. I want people to get that experience when they hear it. I just think that record’s gonna change the world, honestly. Erykah Badu—we all know what she represents. She’s very talented and that record is a life-changer right there. For real, a real serious record. People always ask me, ‘Out of all the records you did, what’s your favorite record?’ and I never had an answer for that. That, I’m going on the record, it’s my favorite record that I ever did. Real talk. That’s my favorite Papoose record. That’s all I can say.

“We actually was over the phone trading thoughts. At the time, I was in Amsterdam. I’ll never forget, I was in Amsterdam and she got on the phone and she was like, ‘Yo, I like the joint.’ She was playing piano and all that to the record. We mixed it down and had to take that particular part out, but she really got intricate with it. I’m a fan of her, period, whether she’s a fan of me or not. The connection was made through another friend who thought what I bring to the table as an artist and what she brings would have good results and he was right. So get ready for that one. I love 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!