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Insomnia: Erick Sermon Compilation
Erick Sermon
Insomnia: Erick Sermon Compilation
Genres: Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop
  •  Track Listings (13) - Disc #1


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All Artists: Erick Sermon
Title: Insomnia: Erick Sermon Compilation
Members Wishing: 0
Total Copies: 5
Label: Interscope Records
Original Release Date: 4/23/1996
Release Date: 4/23/1996
Album Type: Explicit Lyrics
Genres: Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop
Styles: East Coast, Gangsta & Hardcore, Pop Rap
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 606949006020, 606949006013, 606949006044

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Good compilation from E Double and company
Patrick G. Varine | Georgetown, Delaware | 03/13/2000
(3 out of 5 stars)

"After EPMD parted ways and each member began to work on solo projects, Erick Sermon began to develop a unique style all his own. Laid-back, dark beats and understated samples, light-years away from his high-energy work with EPMD. But it was a great sound. He kind of lost it recently, ever since the "El Nino" album, his production is a little generic nowadays. But this is a great example of the peak of his creativity. He, Rockwilder and Redman man the boards throughout "Insomnia," and the record is essentially a showcase for little-known talent within the Defsquad extended family. Some of the production gets a little monotonous, but otherwise, this is a good album, and it's aptly titled. I like to have this album on when I'm drivin' around 2-3 a.m. It calms you down and just sort of gets you in the right mindset for a late-night cruise. Redman's "Funkorama" is probably the best song. Other highlights include "Beez Like That," by Jamal (whose entire solo album unfortunately didn't live up to this single), and "Up Jumps the Boogie" by the Wixtons. All in all, this is a pretty good album, but if you're not into Erick Sermon tracks, I wouldn't recommend it."
Jimmy Garcia | SLC, UT | 07/27/2005
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Here you have a sample if each DEF SQUAD member and what they bring to the table. Very slept on, however I feel its better than any of the def squads LP's. Ill production and tight rhymes Nuff said~"