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24. We Don't Even Live Here


This year has seen a wealth of anti-capitalist/corporate/authority/establishment hip-hop. Further proof, that if done correctly, hip-hop is the new punk. That punk attitude is typified all the way through We Don't Even Live Here both in the social commentary of the lyrics and the production values encapsulated within the songs. P.O.S has made himself the voice of anyone that occupied anything, everyone that scowled up at giant corporate reserves and bankrupt nations, every pink haired kid who can't afford to eat and all of his weird friends. If you ever felt like rejecting society, the big mass media culture that is unrelentingly broadcast all over you, then this record will probably speak to you on some level. It's literate, thought provoking and ultimately, inspiring. However, if you are the kind of person that doesn't pay attention to lyrics then you will be greeted by a hip hop record with depth, big beats that make you move, crescendos unlike anything else happening in hip-hop right now. P.O.S is a songwriter first and foremost, and it shows. - Wil Cook

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