Let It Go - House Shoes
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  • Summary: Black Milk, Danny Brown, and Guilty Simpson are some of the guests on the Los Angeles-based hip hop DJ who began his career in Detroit.
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  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Aug 20, 2012
    75
    Most of Let It Go is solid, but there are some skippable tracks.
  2. Aug 20, 2012
    70
    The result is a more cohesive album than most tight rap collectives.
  3. Aug 20, 2012
    70
    If J. Dilla has been Detroit hip-hop's most influential recent figure, then DJ HouseShoes is the stern, no-frills custodian of that legacy, known to regulate violators and opportunists circling the music James Yancey created.
  4. Aug 20, 2012
    70
    Excessive interludes drag the runtime and make the project feel a bit unfocused--but these missteps don't subtract too much from the overall premise.
  5. Aug 20, 2012
    60
    There are hints of Shoes' mentor Dilla in the woozier beats, and grittier curs such as Nails show where his reputation comes from. [Sep 2012, p.107]