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Big Pooh: Delightful Bars

RAPPER BIG POOH THE DELIGHTFUL BARS (NORTH AMERICAN PIE VERSION) (HALL OF JUSTUS/TRAFFIC) Few rap duos are truly ambidextrous. Half of the pair is either purely pedestrian or just pales in comparison to the other. Little Brother’s Big Pooh finds himself somewhere in between—his bouncy flow complements Phonte’s lyricism well, yet even after a well-received solo project, 2005’s Sleepers, he’s still striving for individual recognition. Looking to awaken more snoozing heads, he again goes for self, with the street LP The Delightful Bars. Rapping with a chip on his shoulder, Pooh dismisses naysayers on the Jake One–produced “Something Like Stars” and then brushes off ...

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