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Babah Fly

With Trealyph 3, Babah Fly aims for the fundamental hip-hop lover in us. He's a true creative master and has an obvious ear for beats and production, and those are the things that end up standing out the most. Although Fly has a unique flow, he doesn't have the strongest delivery; he raps in a way that sounds almost like his mouth is closed, which muddles the words and makes it hard to understand his lyrics. There are some fine features that elevate this album, however: appearances by Mike Wird; Url Gravy, who adds vocal relief and lyrical eloquence; the ReMINDers, who steal the show with "Al Majiid"; and DJ Cavem, a nice addition to the title track. The strongest cut on this joint is the unplugged "Relative," in which the live sounds give off the feel of an old-school jam cipher with hip-hop's finest.

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