Eightball – Lost (3xCD) (1998) (FLAC + 320 kbps)

In the late ’90s, bigger meant better in hip-hop. Ever since 2Pac raised the stakes with his double-disc opus All Eyez on Me, rappers were racing to keep pace, issuing double-disc albums at the drop of a hat. And that’s why it didn’t really come as a surprise when 8Ball released Lost as a triple-disc set in the summer of 1998. Upon close inspection, the third disc is revealed to be a sampler of the Suave House record label. Unfortunately for 8Ball’s sake, at least that sampler turns out to be more interesting than Lost. Even though it’s his first album without MJG, 8Ball sounds no different on Lost than he did on any of its predecessors he’s simply turning out the same Southern gangsta riffs as he has for years. The law of averages guarantees that there’s a fair share of strong material here, but it’s a shame that none of it sounds as inspired as the best moments of the third disc. The Suave House sampler showcases Southern rap at its best it’s raunchy, lyrically deft, and above all, funky. Master P, Goodie Mob, Mystikal, Silkk the Shocker, Psycho Drama, and many other rappers are featured on the sampler, which provides an excellent introduction to Southern rap. That alone makes Lost worth picking up, and in that context, the averageness of 8Ball’s double-disc effort isn’t so bad.


01. Intro
02. Put Tha House On It
03. All 4 Nuthin’
04. Bounce Wit Me
05. Drama In My Life Feat. Psycho Drama
06. My Homeboy’s Girlfriend
07. Stompin’ And Pimpin’ Feat. MJG
08. Backyard Mississippi Feat. Goodie Mob
09. If I Die
10. The Artist Pays The Price
11. Get Money Feat. Busta Rhymes
12. Ghetto Luv
13. All On Me
14. Lost

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01. 360 Degrees Feat. Rappin’ 4-tay, Spice-1, & E-40
02. Let’s Ride Feat. MJG
03. Time
04. Coffee Shoppe Feat. Redman
05. Pure Uncut Feat. Master P, Silkk The Shocker, Mystikal, & Psycho Drama
06. Down And Out
07. Put Your Hands Up Feat. MJG
08. Ball And Bun Feat. Bun-B Of UGK
09. I Don’t Wanna Die
10. My First Love
11. Gett Bucked
12. This Is Dedicated Feat. Phoenix Johnson

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CD3 (Deluxe Edition Only):

01 Ill Hill Billies – Ill Hill Niggas
02 Psycho Drama – Been Done Some Shit
03 Canibus – How We Roll (feat. & Panama P.I.)
04 Crucial Conflict – Scummie
05 A-Plus – What You Weigh Me (feat. MJG)
06 McGruff – Many Know
07 MJG – Incarcerated Minds
08 Thorough – Class In Session
09 The Reepz – Baby Baby
10 Fa Sho – The Moocher (feat. Coldhard)
11 Rodney Ellis – All The Way
12 Eightball – Can’t Stop (feat. Too $hort & M.J.G.)

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