Hallways (album)

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Hallways
Studio album by Homeboy Sandman
Released September 2, 2014 (2014-09-02)
Genre Hip hop
Length 41:48
Label Stones Throw Records
Producer DJ Spinna, Jonwayne, 2 Hungry Bros., J57, Oh No, Knxwledge, Sobermindedmusic, Professor Brian Oblivion, SOL626, Jozef van Wissem, Inspirmentalist
Homeboy Sandman chronology
First of a Living Breed
(2012)First of a Living Breed2012
Hallways
(2014)
Kindness for Weakness
(2016)Kindness for Weakness2016

Hallways is the fifth studio album by Queens, New York rapper Homeboy Sandman. It was released on September 2, 2014 by Stones Throw Records.

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Aggregate scores
SourceRating
Metacritic79/100[1]
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4/5 stars[2]
Clash8/10[3]
CuepointA–[4]
Exclaim!7/10[5]
HipHopDX4/5 stars[6]
The Skinny4/5 stars[7]

In a review for Cuepoint, Robert Christgau said Homeboy Sandman's perspective on "America, the Beautiful" was refreshing "from a man who's always been as class-conscious as alt-rap gets", while "Personal Ad" deeming "a sex boast few this side of Jay-Z would have the cool or balls to pull off".[4]

Track listing[edit]

No.TitleProducerLength
1."1,2,3"DJ Spinna2:11
2."America, the Beautiful"Jonwayne2:32
3."Loads" (featuring Blu)2 Hungry Bros.3:09
4."Refugee"Jonwayne4:11
5."Activity"J572:45
6."Heaven Too" (featuring Oh No)Oh No4:20
7."Problems"Knxwledge4:34
8."Grand Pupa"Sobermindedmusic4:00
9."Personal Ad"Professor Brian Oblivion3:23
10."Stroll"SOL6264:53
11."Unraveling" (featuring Jozef van Wissem)Jozef van Wissem2:39
12."Enough" (featuring J-Live and Kurious)Inspirmentalist3:11

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hallways - Homeboy Sandman". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved February 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ Jeffries, David. "Hallways - Homeboy Sandman". Allmusic. Retrieved September 14, 2014. 
  3. ^ Brydon, Grant (September 4, 2014). "Homeboy Sandman - Hallways". Clash. 
  4. ^ a b Christgau, Robert (September 12, 2014). "Expert Witness". Cuepoint. Archived from the original on September 12, 2014. Retrieved September 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ Warren, Michael J. (September 2, 2014). "Homeboy Sandman - Hallways". Exclaim!. 
  6. ^ Goldstein, Steven (September 8, 2014). "Homeboy Sandman - Hallways". HipHopDX. 
  7. ^ Gieben, Bram E. (August 26, 2014). "Homeboy Sandman - Hallways". The Skinny. 

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