Sauce Money Against the Grain (Loud, 1997, Soul In the Hole)
4) But here’s the thing about that middle section: however thematically compelling and interesting, musically, it’s where MOT lost me. Trust, I was surprised in feeling this way.
Let me pause and point out that my favorite era for Premier’s sound was in the five years from ’93-’98. Both his Gang Starr production and his outside work was impeccable. Even something that might seem slightly throwaway – a Sauce Money soundtrack song for example – could sound revelatory. 1
- Seriously, the way Preem flips (redacted) here is some next level brilliance. ↩