H.F.M. 2 (The Hunger for More 2) Image

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  • Summary: The sequel to the rapper's 2004 release "The Hunger for More" features such guests as 50 Cent, Styles P, Raekwon, Tony Yayo, Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, Ryan Leslie, and Fabolous.
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  1. This is one of those albums to throw on and leave on while you accomplish something: it won't demand too much of your attention, but none of it will bore you.
  2. Jan 3, 2011
    On his third solo effort, the G-Unit rapper is a connoisseur of cars, women, and guns, spinning tight spider webs of syllables that are often so patterned that they obscure individual strands.
  3. Jan 3, 2011
    His third solo album is uneven and overlong, but, thanks in part to a rappers'-rappers guest list (Pusha T, Raekwon, Eminem, Fabolous) and several dank, hard-hitting beats, it has moments of rhyme-geek bliss.
  4. Jan 13, 2011
    The execution isn't as good the second time around, but Banks has reestablished his sound, and made clear that he is still a major force to be reckoned with in the Rap game.
  5. Jan 3, 2011
    Artists who put out album sequels are often criticized for trying to capitalize on a classic work. No one will accuse G-Unit lieutenant Lloyd Banks of that with the second instalment of his uneven debut.
  6. Mar 9, 2011
    True, he lacks bandmate 50 Cent's raw charisma. But his leisurely delivery carries weight. [Mar 2011, p.101]
  7. Jan 3, 2011
    Hunger for More 2 is probably hard to take as an album that barely meets if not underperforms on expectations.

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  1. Jan 15, 2011
    This album is pretty sick, haven't stopped playing it since i got it. Way better then his last album and the OK 65 metacritic gave it. All the songs on the album are listenable straight through. The 2 FYE bonus tracks are pretty good too but wish the 2 ITunes ones were on the CD but what can you do. Father Time and Sooner or Later are probably the best tracks. Even Tony Yayo stepped up his game on Take'em to War. None of the Guest really out Shine Banks so he managed to have the best verses on all of songs. I Recommend this to anyone who likes Non-Commercial Hip hop artist who don't sell out of the mainstream Expand