Mr. J. Medeiros / Of Gods And Girls
Album: Of Gods And Girls   Collection:Hip-hop
Artist: Mr. J. Medeiros   Added:Aug 2007
Label: Rawkus Entertainment  

A-File Activity
Add Date: 2007-09-30 Pull Date: 2007-12-02 Charts: Hip-Hop
Week Ending: Nov 18 Nov 11 Nov 4 Oct 28 Oct 21 Oct 14 Oct 7
Airplays: 1 1 1 1 1 2 2

Recent Airplay
1. Feb 25, 2019: Happy Hour
4. Jul 13, 2015: Happy Hour
King Of Rock Bottom
2. Jul 10, 2017: Happy Hour
5. Aug 12, 2013: Happy Hour
Silent Earth
3. Oct 26, 2015: Happy Hour
6. Dec 05, 2011: Happy Hour (Coverin' for PACC)
King Of Rock Bottom

Album Review
Reviewed 2007-09-25
Mr. J. Medeiros: Of gods and girls Reviewed by Witz

Socially conscious hip-hop—mostly soulful, some club. Packed with soulful beats and rhymes, Of gods and girls is the first solo album by Echo Park, Los Angeles crew The Procussions member Mr. J. Medeiros. The album is heavily soul influenced, but also has a few harder, club sounding tracks. Medeiros fits perfectly into the socially conscious hip-hop movement ala Atmosphere, The Blue Scholars, Lifesavas, et al.
FCC: 5

**1) Soulful, smooth, laid back love song. French section for second verse. Fades out and in again at 3 minute mark. SKIT w/ 30 seconds left. (5:06)
2) Soul-influenced track like The Blue Scholars and Tupac. Good lyrics/beat. (3:45)
3) Slow, airy beat. “I wish I had the courage to say to you/all the words in this song I play for you.” SKIT w/ 30 secs left. (4:03)
*4) The single—a narrative of a young girl that remarks on the horror of the adult entertainment internet industry. Good track, but definitely not a “Fun” song. (3:34)
5) FCC: “fuck” at 1 min. Soulful with guest MC’s. Social issues discussed. (3:49)
**6) Up-tempo beat with Indian sound. Good scratching and harder lyrics. ENDS w/ skit 1 minute. (5:08)
7) Laid back social soul song. Well done, but not anything new. (3:45)
*8) Harder, angrier sounding track that eases up at the hook. “Believe in yourself” theme. ENDS w/ 45 second skit. (3:39)
9) Feat. Pigeon John. Clangy, clashy track about money and materialism. (3:07)
10) Nice soul and jazzy beat and rhymes. Talks about a girl. (2:54)
11) Cool, different beat with interesting elements. Slow, but flowing; about apathy-- a little redundant sounding by the end. (4:45)
12) Last track before bonus songs. Poppy, airy, beat. Tough tale of a girl. (3:27)
*13) Up-tempo with fast lyrics. Less produced, but a catchy track. (2:28)
14) REMIX of 4. WORSE—poorly produced and weak beat. (3:47)
15) REMIX of 2. Sounds more “street” and less produced. Good horns. (4:04)
16) REMIX of 8. Synthesizer and choppier, w/o angry beat. Sounds like Jay-Z. (3:01)

Track Listing
1. Amelie   9. Money
2. Silent Earth   10. Her Wings
3. Strangers   11. Apathy
4. Constance   12. Call You
5. Change   13. Honest Man's Hustle
6. King Of Rock Bottom   14. Constance
7. Half A Dream   15. Silent Earth
8. Keep Pace   16. Keep Pace