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  • The Firm -- The Album [Interscope, 1997] B-

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The Firm -- The Album [Interscope, 1997]
After honoring Bernard Herrmann with some keyb-simulated RZA, Dre recedes (none too soon) and the music spares out--Wasis Diop kora sample today, mbira tomorrow. Foxy's pussycentrism gives the finger to the funniest male orgasm on record. And black Mafia fantasies threaten white male corporate oppression. (Just kidding.) B-