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First Fruits by Fruits

Cross Rhythms Rating: 7/10
CD: Album
Tags: Hip-Hop, CD, Album, Independent
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A 75-minute musical journey by the Midlands hip-hop team.

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  1. 1. First Fruits
  2. 2. God's Children
  3. 3. How Real
  4. 4. What's Next
  5. 5. Live Snippet
  6. 6. Who's Crackers-
  7. 7. Sweetness
  8. 8. If God Be For Us-
  9. 9. Devil You
  10. 10. He's My All
  11. 11. His Highness
  12. 12. On The Altar
  13. 13. Shame On You
  14. 14. What Is Your God
  15. 15. Make Up Your Mind
  16. 16. Jesus Loves You
  17. 17. This Is The Day
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7/10

Reviewed by Paul Woodward

Midlands rappers Fruits show their intentions immediately on the album's opener and title track in the form of a rousing and charismatic prayer for believers to be empowered and the lost to be saved. They continue in this vein throughout the album. An example of a welcome shift in Christian hip-hop to solid spiritual truths and less gimmicks. On the 75-minute journey the Fruits give us something of their personal spiritual journey (live snippit, "He's My All") warn us that the Enemy is not a joke! ("Devil You") and challenge the worldly to turn from their idolatry ("What Is Your God"). The album ends on the same premise that it begins with, a challenging mini sermon to leave the listener thinking on "This Is The Day". All this is delivered in a style shaped from a history in the main stream which led the group to play with the likes of Busta Rhymes and Wu Tang clan. This makes for a slick and confident sound, although it sounds more like something from the US, a clear result of their influences of old. However, this may suit many listeners who find the likes of The 29th Chapter a little too raw.

Style: Hip-Hop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 19984
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Independent
Items: 1
Release Date: 2005

A 75-minute musical journey by the Midlands hip-hop team.














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