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Fabolous, The S.O.U.L. Tape

Funeral Fab returns to his mixtape roots with yet another strong offering—something that's now run of the mill for the Brooklyn native. This go round, the laid-back rhymer focuses more on song craft and jams for the ladies than punch lines, with a consistent Blueprint-esque vibe based on soul samples. That said, this tape should still leave fans who turn to Fab for lyrics satisfied. The Lil Wayne collab “That’s Not Love” is a welcomed display and, like “Leaving You,” relies on chirpy chipmunk loops. “Mo Brooklyn, Mo Harlem, Mo Southside” brilliantly reimagines the AZ's classic “Mo Money, Mo Murder” ...

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