Ego Trippin' - Snoop Dogg
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  • Summary: The ninth studio album includes guest artists such as Charlie Wilson, Too Short, Raphael Saadiq, and Pharrell.
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  1. Positive: 12 out of 17
  2. Negative: 0 out of 17
  1. There's nothing boring about the tracks on Ego Trippin' though, from the hard hitting Neptunes produced "Sets Up" to the soft-spoken Polow Da Don produced "Why Did You Leave Me."
  2. Snoop Dogg's ninth album is perhaps his most progressive one to date.
  3. Ego Trippin’ has more than a few moments where Snoop glides into the future, spicing and dicing a voice that heretofore was best served plain.
  4. While it's never clear how much Snoop actually wrote, the ghostwriters he's admitted to hiring have the thug script down and rarely disappoint. What is disappointing is the woefully long track list, the redundant numbers, and the trimming required to keep from drifting off before the majestic closer, 'Can't Say Goodbye' with the Gap Band's Charlie Wilson, rolls around.
  5. "Why Did You Leave Me' and 'Can't Say Goodbye' are some grown-up songs, and Snoop probably has a whole album of them somewhere in him. But as long as the pothead-pimp shtick keeps selling, we'll probably never hear it.
  6. 60
    The West Coast stalwart's ninth album doesn't entirely make good on 'Seduction''s wacky promise. [Apr 2008, p.82]
  7. Ego Trippin' is a subdued comeback from this once hot rapper.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. RalphG.
    Mar 17, 2008
    10
    Snoop is all grown up.
  2. Z.Glynn
    Mar 17, 2008
    10
    I love it he's the father husband and hood all in one album luv ya Snoop.
  3. JadenB.
    Mar 21, 2008
    10
    this is the best of the best album Snoop's ever made great great great album.
  4. Apr 7, 2011
    10
    Ok, if you want this album to be like Doggystyle, then dont **** when its not. I think critics cant keep up with Snoop, all his albums are rated poorly, yet somehow he is critically acclaimed and has maintained a steady following since his first album....metacritic is useless in actually assessing music it seems.Songs like Press Play are very good, some filler like ALL artists.... Expand
  5. JanakM.
    Mar 14, 2008
    7
    Only 3 songs including Eruption, Gangsta Like Me, Life at Da Party are real good, but others fail to even level up with the level of Doggs rap like Why Did U Leave Me and Can't Say Good bye. Expand
  6. StephenS.
    Mar 17, 2008
    5
    What a terribly disappointing album by Snoop. More than half of the songs are fillers, and the songs that are or meant to be singles aren't particularly great either. Sexual Eruption has a catchy tune, but I can't get over Snoop singing with vox. Expand