Almost 15 years after the release of the series' first volume, erstwhile Gang Starr frontman Guru has definitely grown in character. But with this latest disc, he seems to be reaching for Starbucks instead of 125th and Broadway, with a few notable exceptions. It features an all-star guest lineup, including Damian Marley on the Apache-infused "Stand Up," Ronnie Laws, David Sandborn, and Slum Village, while Guru stays positive with his monotone flow. Still, he seems to lack the swagger that... More >>>