The difference between Flip and those other guys, however, lies in his charisma. He is an unquestioned star, a smart writer with a cocky voice, a lazy but articulate flow, and an enjoyable amount of arrogance that fuels lyrics such as "Niggas are like roaches/When the lights on, they runnin'," on "Ain't No Party." Unlike his peers, he doesn't growl all over his producers' string-and-guitar-laden beats. Even on the "screwed & chopped" disc, his vocals have a confident bounce that adds to the psychotic aesthetic, especially on the lead single "Game Over (Flip)." Produced by Fury, the song is a Pac-Man-sampling head-bobber on the regular mix and an unsettlingly inert scorcher on the "screwed & chopped" mix.
It's still hard to argue that any rap music coming out of bawdy H-Town can ever be truly commercial in its defiant obscenity. But U Gotta Feel Me, through its startling string of four-minute rockers, comes as close as any Dirty South album ever has.