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Mf Grimm- The Hunt For The Gingerbread Man
December 4, 2007, 3:50 pm
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MF Grimm

The Hunt for the Gingerbread Man

[Class A; 2007]
Pitchfork Rating: 3.5

Pitchfork writes:

“The reason The Hunt for the Gingerbread Man falters is predictable– even if you never hear this record, you can probably guess the exact way in which Grimm incorporates the title character. As was the case with Bobby Digital, “Gingy” acts as an incredibly thin filter for the sort of trite gangsta rhymes their creators likely see as beneath them. The awkwardly named avatar pulls bitches back to his gingerbread house, goes “wildin’ out in Candyland” and generally runs from the law without really identifying his crimes in the first place. But other than the contemplative introspection of “Earth” and a few hints of racial tension with “crackers” over the color of his skin, Grimm traipses through his fantasy construct by contributing little resembling true insight, unless you think basing multiple tracks almost entirely on candy name-dropping (“Half Baked”, “Gangsta Pastries”– really) is a proper substitute. “

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