Directors of Photography - Dilated Peoples
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  • Summary: The first release in eight years for the Los Angeles hip-hop trio of Evidence, Rakaa, and DJ Babu features guest appearances from Aloe Blacc, Catero, Krondon, Sick Jacken, and Vince Staples.
  • Record Label: Rhymesayers Entertainment
  • Genre(s): Rap, Alternative Rap, Underground Rap, West Coast Rap, Turntablism
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  1. Aug 12, 2014
    90
    Directors of Photography is a top-notch effort. Production and lyrics are both outstanding, and there are few qualms, if none at all.
  2. Aug 12, 2014
    80
    On their return, they sound wiser and refreshed.
  3. Aug 12, 2014
    80
    Directors of Photography shows that three artists that have achieved individual success can come together once again to create something substantial despite years of inactivity.
  4. Aug 12, 2014
    70
    This is the satisfying return album fans have waited for, no more, and certainly no less.
  5. 67
    Directors of Photography, both in its lyricism and musicality, upholds traditional rap principles with a commitment to the underground as an abstract ideal.
  6. Aug 12, 2014
    60
    It harkens back to the clever minimalism of The Platform, while incorporating all they’ve learned since their early days as a group. And though it is an uneven affair, it’s a welcome breath of fresh air in the hip-hop world of 2014.
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