Ordeal | Good Night and Give Up

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Good Night and Give Up

by Ordeal

The truth about hip hop and how the artform is suppose to be
Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap: Underground Rap
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1. Goodnight and Give Up
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2. Im A Bad Man
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3. Namesake
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4. Human Code
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5. Pop the Psychoplot
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6. Hide
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7. The Bugg Out
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8. Know What To Do
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9. Kickdrumm
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10. 5 Ways to Hell
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11. Painful Wednesday
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12. Meadows
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13. Zombie Suite (feat. Abbadon)
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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after toiling in total anonimity for years and making records for freinds, ordeal has come out of the underground with a show of force not seen this decade by a total stranger to the genre. leaps and bounds ahead of his previous work, goodnight and give up is a showing of dense lyrical power, awkward rhyme schemes and dark imagery detailing the pains and elations of the daily struggle. all these songs contained are a small part of ordeal's heart, a chunk of fat alotta u heads will still be chewing on long after the flame burns out


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robert stoppel

goodnight and give up
The intro, Goodnight And Give Up, is reminiscent of storm clouds rolling in on the horizon. The growing rumble of thunder vibrating in the distance, ringing in a for-warning for what will be a sure soaking. And that is what it was, a soaking of rugged-forceful lyricism and beats so rough-cut and fresh that it gave me goose-bumps. I'm A Bad Man brings in the storm well. With heavy scratching, and a drum beat keeping it boom-bap, I felt moved. Ordeal jumps in with his speed raps, making you feel hyped up enough to go out and actually do something about the civic injustices we live amongst.

Ordeal's album, Good Night, and Give up, is a melded message of political awareness, humanity, self-preservation and keeping hip-hop a true form of art. Denying that bubble-gum rap is a message I felt was current through-out the entire album. I am always a fan of abstract lyrics in hip-hop; Ordeal chooses his words well in his abstract lyricism, placing a feeling upon you that is similar to the thought of what a chainsaw might do to a watermelon. It's a high that is lasting.

It's dirty but not quite lo-fi; he's a big deal but not quite mainstream. It seems that Ordeal has found the groove in-which he fits well. With grinding noises and drums that sound like industrial machinery, Ordeal can be matched with some of the best from, El-P to The Grouch; Ordeal has got it going on. I recommend you find this guy, befriend him, buy his music, and help this man grow into the light his skill deserves.