Extended Play - Statik Selektah
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  • Summary: The latest solo release for the Brooklyn rapper features a guest list that includes Action Bronson, Black Thought, Joey Bada$$, Freddie Gibbs, Talib Kweli, Lecrae, Mac Miller, Raekwon, Mike Posner, Posdnuos of De La Soul, Sean Price, Prodigy of Mobb Deep, and Termanology.
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  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
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  1. Jun 17, 2013
    80
    Statik might not win the sprint, and isn’t really even running the same race, but Extended Play is definitely prepared for the marathon. You could pick this album up 5-10 years from now and it would have the same power as the day it came out.
  2. Jun 18, 2013
    80
    Do yourself a favour and cop this release. Rap is good nowadays, so indulge.
  3. Jun 17, 2013
    80
    While the album might incite a little listener’s fatigue in a single session absorption, it functions well as an inspiringly crowded display case of quality Rap in 2013.
  4. Jun 17, 2013
    80
    Despite the fact that this is the fifth album completed in six years, Statik Selektah's Extended Play doesn't seem sloppily thrown together. Instead, it's a dense, imaginative outing that pays tribute to classic East Coast hip-hop lovingly.
  5. Jun 17, 2013
    75
    Extended Play has the comfortable feel of a mid-to-late 1990's DJ Premier P-P-P-Premier mixtape though so I'm not mad at it--I just want Statik to knock his next one out of the stratosphere.
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  1. Jun 17, 2013
    7
    As usual Statik's production and beats are killing it. Always look forward to his collabos with artists but really felt most of those that appeared didn't do the album justice. Expand
  2. Jun 19, 2013
    7
    Glad to see Statik Selektah getting back to his old ways from his last album. Back to the better beats and working the turn table. Guests are plenty as most SS albums and this is one worth picking up. It almost feels he went back to the basics and with what works without trying to hard. Good Album Expand