Death Drive (album)

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Death Drive
Studio album by Sole & DJ Pain 1
Released June 9, 2014 (2014-06-09)
Genre Hip hop
Length 50:56
Label Black Canyon
Producer DJ Pain 1
Sole & DJ Pain 1 chronology
Warfare
(2014)Warfare2014
Death Drive
(2014)
Pattern of Life
(2014)Pattern of Life2014
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Alarm favorable[1]
RapReviews.com 8/10[2]
The Skinny 3/5 stars[3]
Truthout favorable[4]

Death Drive is a 2014 collaborative studio album by Sole & DJ Pain 1.[5] It features guest appearances from Decomposure, Pedestrian, and Sean Bonnette.[6] Sole described it as "a political rap album executed in a way that eschews the rapper persona of savior/prophet and speaks from the riot line."[7]

Critical reception[edit]

On June 6, 2014, Spin named it as one of the "10 Albums to Stream".[8] Westword named it as one of the "31 Best Colorado Albums of 2014".[9]

Track listing[edit]

No. Title Length
1. "Death Drive" 3:43
2. "The Gauntlet" 3:24
3. "Don't Riot" 3:56
4. "Baghdad Shake" 3:41
5. "War" (featuring Decomposure) 4:25
6. "The Janitor's Son" (featuring Pedestrian) 3:34
7. "Rap Game Darwin" 3:17
8. "Coal" (featuring Decomposure) 5:33
9. "Hey Liberals" (featuring Jesse Lester) 3:49
10. "Y.D.E.L.O." 3:39
11. "Old Gods Ain't Dead" (featuring Sean Bonnette) 4:24
12. "Unscorch the Earth" 2:56
13. "The Teachings of Cube" 4:34

References[edit]

  1. ^ Steinhoff, Jessica (June 11, 2014). "Sole & DJ Pain 1: Death Drive". Alarm. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  2. ^ Juon, Steve (June 17, 2014). "Sole & DJ Pain 1 :: Death Drive :: Black Canyon Recordings". RapReviews.com. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  3. ^ Gieben, Bram E. (June 18, 2014). "Sole & DJ Pain 1 – Death Drive". The Skinny. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  4. ^ Steele, Chris (July 6, 2014). "Sole's New Album "Death Drive" Takes Shots at Alienation, Capitalism and Liberals". Truthout. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  5. ^ Diamond, Samuel (June 17, 2014). "Sole & DJ Pain 1 - Death Drive". Tiny Mix Tapes. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  6. ^ Martins, Chris (June 6, 2014). "Stream Sole & DJ Pain 1's Agit-Prop Trap-Rap LP, 'Death Drive'". Spin. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  7. ^ Uddenberg, Brett (March 19, 2014). "Sole & DJ Pain 1 – "Old Gods Ain't Dead" (feat. Sean Bonnette of Andrew Jackson Jihad)". URB. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  8. ^ McGovern, Kyle (June 6, 2014). "10 Albums to Stream: Jack White, the Fresh & Onlys, First Aid Kit, and More". Spin. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 
  9. ^ "The 31 Best Colorado Albums of 2014". Westword. December 31, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2017. 

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