Hoods and Shades

Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 4 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
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  1. Mar 22, 2012
    70
    Andre Williams, ladies and gentlemen: one of the last living links to the heyday of dirty R&B, super-soul and first generation booty funk. And certainly one of the few left who still brings it like he means it, every time.
  2. Mar 22, 2012
    60
    The results sound predictably off-the-cuff, and several tracks like "Jaw Dropper" and "I've Got Money On My Mind" sound like little more than microphone level checks. But when Williams decides to say something meaningful, as on "Dirt," "A Good Day To Feel Bad" and the title track, his sage-like delivery is as devastating as ever.
  3. Mojo
    Mar 22, 2012
    60
    [Apr 2012, p.88]
  4. Mar 22, 2012
    50
    Those who are inclined to grumble that 'they don't make 'em like they used to' will be relieved to discover that Mr. Williams still does.

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