||Elephant in the Room CD (2008)
Jackie Rubio CD discography On his eighth solo joint, the Bronx native keeps one foot in the street and one in the club. Featuring a variety of production styles that move between hardcore New York street-hop, commercial dance-floor bangers, R&B-influenced radio appeal, and hyped-up Dirty South crunk, THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM has something for hip-hop heads of all persuasions. Lyrically, Don Cartegena seems to have mastered his niche as he composes decadent, Colombian-powdered party scenarios and treacherous street-life vignettes. The one-two Bronx combo of Joe and KRS has always worked, and a compelling, Alchemist-produced inner dialogue track is the album's gem. THE ELEPHANT IN THE ...