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REVIEW: Maino, If Tomorrow Comes

The Jump Off Maino If Tomorrow Ever Comes… (Atlantic) This wasn’t meant to be for Jermaine “Maino” Coleman. The fact that the Bed-Stuy product is finally releasing his debut, If Tomorrow Comes…, in the face of major uncertainty (coming off of a 10-year bid in 2003, splitting from Universal Records, and seeing countless label release dates pushed back) is an achievement in itself. So it’s only right that Mr. Hi Hater celebrates his success on wax. The festivities kick off with the raucous “Million Bucks,” featuring Swizz Beatz. The frantic, fun-loving track—thanks to the steel-pan knock, Coke-bottle clanks and the beefed up bass of Swizzy’s ...

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