audio review : Play Witcha Mama ( album ) … Willie D

audio review : Play Witcha Mama ( album ) ... Willie D

“Homie Don’t Play That”, Willie D warned on his last Geto Boys album. The sentiment continues on this, his third solo, project. “You need to go in there and Play Witcha Mama,” Ice Cube says on the title song, which, thanks to the guest’s lazy contributions, sounds more like a demo. The album’s biggest blunder though is how the following Rap Rehab break, which comes too early in the set, and Doin The Nasty skit interrupt the flow of songs, most of which “sound real fat”.

Creepin, Throat, Whatcha Know About That and Smoke’m all serve as highlights. Perhaps it’s no coincidence they all feature Wize Up labelmate Sho, whose poignant raps complement Willie D’s more humorous approach. He’s not hollering like he used to, despite claiming he Ain’t Changin Shit, but he’s still funny as he caps on Dionne Warwick’s “big-nose ugly ass” or tells his girlfriend he wants to have her Mama’s pussy “dripping like a wet Jheri curl”.

my rating : 4 of 5

1994

Serendipity Ice Cream : Selena Gomez’s Cookies And Cream Remix

Serendipity Ice Cream : Selena Gomez's Cookies And Cream Remix

Unfortunately this ice cream, albeit pink, doesn’t taste like Selena Gomez. It’s her “ever-fresh perspective” we get here as it was apparently her idea to blend traditional Cookies And Cream with Moose Tracks fudge swirls.

The color combination is a nod to Blackpink; this hard-serves as a Remix to their Ice Cream song duet; and the taste is a hit. The Cookies to cream ratio is just right and the fudge bits taste like hot chocolate powder clumps.

my rating : 4 of 5