Music Review: Sir Tizzy – The Wackness

The Wackness Mixtape Cover (Offical)

I’m not sure if many people know of or have seen the film The Wackness.  When I saw the trailor for it I was actually really hopeful.    With the exception of movies like 8 mile and Notorious (don’t knock it unless you’ve seen it!), Hip Hop usually tends to not transfer well to the screen; coming off contrived or corny.  I was all excited for film The Wackness because it not only boasted a soundtrack filled with mid 90’s classic Hip Hop, but it also starred Ben Kingsley, whom I really admire as an actor, as a pot smokey shrink who lives somewhere between morally rightious and totally fucked up.  I was unfortunately disapointed and the film was kind of a silly New York teenage love story with some really good music in the background.  Never the less I was interested when my friend I-Ron of  Tempo Tandrum and Status Apparatus sent me this mixtape by his cousin Sir Tizzy.  He did a number of the tracks on this album and in my opinion the best tracks.  Sidenote: He also has a beat on The Major Major Mixtape coming soon! (Shameless plug! LOL!).

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