Raekwon Presents Icewater - Polluted Water

posted Monday September 03 ,2007 at 11:21AM CDT | 0 comments

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Let's get one thing straight - if you write off Ice Water as another St. Lunatics or P$C (read: shitty groups being put on by their superstar friend) - you'd be quite mistaken.

Let's get one thing straight - if you write off Ice Water as another St. Lunatics or P$C (read: shitty groups being put on by their superstar friend) - you'd be quite mistaken. After being featured on Raekwon's Lex Diamond Story some years back, the group has finally debuted with Polluted Water - and what a supporting cast! Busta Rhymes, Method Man, Three 6 Mafia, Pimp C and others show up for the affair, and let's not forget Raekwon himself, who appears on seven of the album's seventeen tracks.

The album starts off with "Animal," which won't awe you in terms of lyricism, but does a great job of setting the tone for the Shaolin quartet's debut. Next is one of the album's best cuts in "Do It Big," which features Raekwon and Busta Rhymes. What Busta is doing rapping about stacking paper and drugs is anyone's guess, but the Flipmode General sounds great on the track, as does Raekwon. Don't count Icewater out though, as the rookies show that they can play with the vets.

"Actin' Fly" is the first misstep on the album. The song, which is about hollerin' at stuck up women, is full of clich

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