June 30, 2022

AG - The Dirty Version (1999)

Country: U.S.A.
Genre: Hip-Hop
Label Number: AG8888

© 1999 Silva Dom Records
Though billed as A.G.'s first solo effort, The Dirty Version is actually a collaborative effort between A.G. and his Ghetto Dwella affiliates (D-Flow and Party Arty). Wherever A.G. emerges, beats are sure to follow, and the production (ShowbizPremierBuckwildDiamond D, and Lord Finesse) is the LP's backbone. Even though A.G.'s frequent collaborations with the Ghetto Dwellaz create disconcerting gaps in continuity, there's no disputing the groupings between A.G. and his esteemed D.I.T.C. cohorts, "Drop It Heavy" featuring KRS-One and Big Pun, "Weed Scented" featuring Guru and O.C., and "Underground Life" featuring Fat Joe and G.D. While A.G. runs the risk of overexposing himself before the highly anticipated D.I.T.C. project, this serves as an adequate appetizer before the impending feast.

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