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Fat Tony – ‘Smart Ass Black Boy’ Album Review

Winner of the Houston Press Music Award’s Best Underground Hip Hop award from 2008-2010, Fat Tony’s been steadily building a rep as one of the more unique and talented young MCs out of post Swishahouse H-town. On his newest LP, Smart Ass Black Boy, the 25-year-old teams up with longtime producing partner in crime Tom Cruz. Smart Ass Black Boy is decidedly weird, and has its fair share of curveballs, but the albums gels in a way that was missing from their previous efforts RADARGAB and Double Dragon. The album’s got a song about everything and no songs about nothing. Laced with humor, light social commentary and self-reflection, ...

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