Mind of Mystikal

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Mind of Mystikal
Studio album by Mystikal
Released October 15, 1995 (United States)
Recorded 1994-1995
Genre Southern Hip Hop, Gangsta Rap
Label Jive, BMG
01241-41581
Producer L. "Precise" Edwards
Mystikal chronology
Mystikal
(1995)
Mind of Mystikal
(1995)
Unpredictable
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Mind of Mystikal is a re-release of the debut album by New Orleans-based emcee Mystikal, released on October 15, 1995.[2] The songs "Beware" and "Here I Go" were retaliation songs towards The B.G.'z and UNLV whom he was in conflict with at the time.

Track listing[edit]

# Title Featured Performers Length
1. "Y'all Ain't Ready Yet" 5:55
2. "Murderer" Insane 5:31
3. "Beware" Precise 3:35
4. "Mr. Hood Critic" G-Quikk, J-Dawg 4:11
5. "I'm" Precise 4:28
6. "Out That Boot Camp Clicc" Black Menace, Fiend 4:23
7. "Not That Nigga" Michelle Tyler 6:02
8. "Smoke Something" G-Quikk 2:11
9. "That Nigga Ain't Shit!" 3:04
10. "Mind of Mystikal" The Boot Camp Clik 3:45
11. "Here I Go" 5:46
12. "Never Gonna Bounce (The Dream)" 3:56
13. "Y'all Ain't Ready Yet (Remix)" G-Slimm, Precise 6:03
14. "Not That Nigga (Remix)" Michelle Tyler 6:09
15. "Dedicated to Michelle Tyler" 1:10

Overall reviews were positive. One such review states: "If anything, this album represents raw lyrics and beats that are combined into a strange mix of Southern beats and the incredibly rapping speed of Mystikal. For those of you that haven't heard Mystikal before he's much like Busta Rhymes in style as his words roll out fast and furious. Much like Busta, Mystikal likes to stretch the boundaries of his lyrics to fit the beats into strange and unconventional patterns. His style is very unconventional and that's what makes his works interesting. This is the rawest of his albums, and the one that is the least influenced by outside sources."[3] Music production by L. Precise Edwards with music instruments performed by David "D-Funk" Faulk. (D-Funk is more commonly known as the musician/ producer who worked alongside Precise on all of the Big Boy Records releases playing the guitars, basses, keyboards, etc.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ "Augusta Georgia: Applause:Tour has Mystikal quality 07/06/01". chronicle.augusta.com. Retrieved 2008-08-13. [dead link]
  3. ^ Abbott. "Review of Mind of Mystikal". Ten Rap Commandments. Retrieved 2010-11-11. 
  • Strong, Martin C. (2004). "Mystikal". The Great Rock Disocgraphy. p. 1058. Retrieved 2010-11-04.