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


“6 a.m.” ft. Jim Jones & Jadakiss

“’6 a.m.’ basically describes the feeling a person would get when the police is knocking on your door at 6 a.m. We just painted the picture of that particular moment. Not to say that everybody had that experience. Sometimes you don’t gotta be a criminal to have police knocking at your door.

“I think that record is gonna describe that feeling of that moment when the cops knock on your door waking you up. All three of us actually tell a story. That’s why I like that record. Everybody stuck to the topic. We all tell what took place before the police started knocking. The verse actually leads up to that moment. When you listen to my verse, you hear me tell my story, ya know? What transpired in my day—went to sleep, woke up, police was at my door. Jada does the same, Jimmy does the same. “I lived this for real!” You know how Jimmy is. Everybody stuck to the topic. Hard, official record, man. It’s dope.

“It definitely comes from my own experiences, man. Everything on this album is my own experiences and experiences of my friends and family, things that I witnessed. I wouldn’t be able to speak about it and be so intricate if I didn’t. Definitely, everything on the album is self experiences and experiences of my loved ones.”

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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!