Suga Free - Street Gospel: A Classic Album of Pimp Rap
Suga Free is a West Coast hip hop artist who is known for his distinctive style of pimp rap, which combines witty, humorous and often outrageous lyrics with smooth, funky beats. His debut album, Street Gospel, was released in 1997 and produced by DJ Quik, one of the most influential producers in the genre.
Street Gospel features 14 tracks that showcase Suga Free's charisma, storytelling and wordplay, as well as his experiences and insights as a pimp. The album covers topics such as relationships, sex, money, drugs and crime, with a mix of humor and realism. Some of the standout songs include \"Why U Bullshittin'\", \"I'd Rather Give You My Bitch\", \"If U Stay Ready\" and \"Fly Fo Life\". The album also features guest appearances from Playa Hamm, Hi-C and DJ Quik.
Street Gospel is widely regarded as a classic album of pimp rap and one of the best albums of the late 1990s. The album received positive reviews from critics and fans alike, and has been praised for its originality, creativity and authenticity. The album has also influenced many other artists in the genre, such as 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar and Tyga.
If you are a fan of West Coast hip hop, G-funk or pimp rap, you should definitely check out Street Gospel by Suga Free. You can download the album in ZIP format from various online sources[^1^] [^2^], or stream it on Apple Music[^3^]. You can also learn more about Suga Free and his career on Wikipedia[^4^].
Suga Free was born as Dejuan Walker on January 17, 1970 in Gardena, California. Raised in Oakland, California, Suga Free finally settled in Pomona, California. Interestingly, it was his father who introduced Suga Free to music. Suga Free soon found himself passionately involved in rapping. He started his professional career by collaborating with DJ Quik, who became his mentor and producer. [^1^]
Suga Free's style of rap is influenced by his background as a pimp. He often uses slang, metaphors and anecdotes related to pimping in his lyrics, as well as a fast and smooth delivery. He has been described as \\\"charismatic and funny, with a rapid-fire-yet-conversational style\\\" by the Chicago Tribune. [^2^] He has also been praised for his originality, creativity and authenticity by critics and fans alike.
Suga Free has released several solo albums and collaborated with many other artists in the West Coast hip hop scene, such as Xzibit, Snoop Dogg, Tha Eastsidaz, Doggy's Angels and Mac Dre. He has also formed groups with other rappers, such as The Konnectid Project with Mausberg, Thunder & Lightning with Pimpin' Young, Pimp Slap with J Steez and Sugakane with Kokane. [^1^] [^3^] He is currently working on a new album called SugaHill with YeloHill.
Suga Free's achievements as a rapper are not limited to his solo career. He has also been a part of several successful collaborations and groups with other artists. For example, he formed The Konnectid Project with Mausberg, a fellow rapper who was signed to DJ Quik's label. They released a compilation album in 2000, which featured tracks from both rappers as well as guest appearances from DJ Quik, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit and others. [^1^]
Another notable collaboration that Suga Free did was with Kokane, a veteran rapper and singer who is known for his work with N.W.A., Eazy-E, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg. They teamed up to form Sugakane, a duo that released their debut album in 2021. The album featured 18 tracks that showcased their chemistry and versatility as artists. The album also included contributions from DJ Quik, Kurupt, E-40 and Too Short. [^1^] [^3^]
Suga Free has also received recognition and acclaim for his work as a rapper. He has been praised by many influential figures in the hip hop industry, such as Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Kendrick Lamar and Tyga. He has also been nominated for several awards, such as the Best R&B/Hip-Hop Album at the 2005 Soul Train Music Awards for The New Testament and the Best Rap Album at the 2019 Independent Music Awards for The Resurrection. [^1^] 248dff8e21