October 9, 2003

Obie Trice: Cheers to the Rap Game

Print More

I know this is Obie Trice’s debut, but as soon as I got home, I popped this bad boy in my stereo and skipped right to “Oh!” featuring Busta Rhymes. With Dr. Dre’s production on this one, it started off sounding like it would be a tight number, but then Obie came in with some less than impressive lyrics. I thought to myself, “Hold on, Busta will save it,” but I guess Flipmode wasn’t looking for anything more than a credit, seeing as Busta just threw down a little bit for the hook and called it a day. Disappointed, I flipped back and started from the get-go of Cheers. I took it back to the beginning to what sounded like “Lose Yourself” off the 8 Mile soundtrack; of course that’s because this is Eminem’s prot