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dead prez and The Outlawz
Can’t Sell Dope Forever

Due to their affiliation with 2Pac during the height of the East Coast–West Coast beef, the Outlawz (now comprised of just Kastro, EDI and Young Noble) are known more for turmoil than activism. So word of their teaming with dead prez on Can’t Sell Dope Forever might evoke more than a few head scratches from fans. But the two crews manage to find a common goal on this conceptual disc, which valiantly tackles the abundance of drugs in their community. Cuts like the reverberating anthem “1 Nation” and the frantic title track are signs that this union could be a good ...

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