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Cross Movement, the / House of Representatives
Album:House of Representatives Collection:Hip-hop
Artist:Cross Movement, the Added:05/1999
Label:Seventh Street Records 

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Album Review
Chuck Allen
Reviewed 2013-03-21 
Gospel rap from Cross Movement, a posse that draws on a very 90's hip-hop sound that is the same throughout the album. Mixed with interludes throughout.

1. 0:35 Welcome Home - interlude
2. 4:41 House of Representatives - Head-nodding beat, mild boom-bap. Posse-cut.
3. 3:59 Introducin' - slow, piano-driven, repetitive chorus, yelled raps.
4. interlude
5. 4:25 Playa Hater #1 - frantic strings, grimy and vicious
6. 4:49 Super Stars - Looped beat, keys and strings, boom-bap, hard delivery
7. 3:57 Eyes Off Me - slower, pleasant piano chords covered by crackling beat, cello comes in around 1 minute mark. Raps are less yelled on this one.
8. 4:58 I Am That I Am - midtempo, string melody, chimes, funky.
*9 . 4:30 Spare Rituals - haunting string loop, simple 90's era production, delivery more constrained. Darker vibe
*10. 6:29 Off the Hook - sinister beat, I'm really liking the flow on this one. Good narrative, story-telling put to work.
11. 0:12 Not On Stage - Interlude
12. 4:40 - Just For You - guitar-driven beat, slow, starts with repetitive layered chorus. eh.
13. 4:27 Maze of the Madness - Whispered intro, adds to haunting quality of the track, gritty bars.
14. 1:29 Interlude
15. 3:55 The Way - Intro has a chorus layered with different chanting parts, similar beat to the others, mid tempo.
**16. 5:40 Rescue - starts with chorus, vintage crackling sound, story about getting shot and being rescued by God.
17. 4:10 Think On These Things - slow, probably best production on the whole record, with a smooth combo of strings and keys and that classic boom-bap. Versatile flows.
18. 5:38 Cypha The Next Day - definitely gives off a heavy street vibe, loving those looped strings. Beat cuts and gets chopped up at times. It's a cypher, with verses from everyone.
19. 4:52 Word Up! - slow, generic beat with a dark aura.

Track Listing
1.Welcome 10.Off the Hook
2.House of Representatives 11.Not on Stage
3.Introducin' 12.Just 4 You
4.It or a Thing 13.Maze of the Maddness
5.Playa Hater #1 14.You Know Your God
6.Super Stars 15.The Way
7.Eyes Off Me 16.Rescue
8.I Am that I Am 17.Think on These Things
9.Spare Rituals 18.Cypha' the Next Day
 19.Word Up!