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Mr. T

Mr. T: Mr. T's CommandmentsMr. T's Commandments (1984)
Columbia

Reviewer Rating: 1.5
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Top 5 reasons Mr. T and his hip-hop album Mr. T's Commandments deserves a review on Punknews: 5. Ice T, the Original Gangster/Cop Killer/Cop on Law and Order, ghostwrote all the raps for Mr. T's Commandments. 4. Bad Attitude Baracus: straight-edge by day, face pounder by night. Perhaps the surr.
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Top 5 reasons Mr. T and his hip-hop album Mr. T's Commandments deserves a review on Punknews:
5. Ice T, the Original Gangster/Cop Killer/Cop on Law and Order, ghostwrote all the raps for Mr. T's Commandments.
4. Bad Attitude Baracus: straight-edge by day, face pounder by night. Perhaps the surrogate role model for Elgin James?
3. Like Sid Vicious, Joe Strummer and John Doe, he's known only by his punk name. Err, stage name.
2. He's got a fucking Mohawk for crying out loud.
1. Without Mr. T, there could be no Mr. T Experience. And that, of course, would be a terrible shame.

The review itself:
The album pretty much sucks. There are seven songs of horrible '80s sound effects and cheesy hip-hop verses covering everything from "Don't Talk to Strangers" to "No Dope No Drugs." Sure, there are plenty of amusing moments ("Mr. T, Mr. T (He Was Made For Love)) and inspiring lessons that rival even the most optimistic posi-core ("You Got to Go Through It"), but with song lengths eclipsing the five-minute mark, getting through just one track is more likely a test of patience than it is from any level of enjoyment.

Final summation:
Cool guy, terrible album.

 

 
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LeightonESmith (December 14, 2009)

quit yo jibber jabba fool

jaydischord (December 14, 2009)

My friend has a copy....he also has one of those 'voice gadgets'....you press it and it says 'i pity the fool' etc....he's 37 today....tosser.

suburbanshack (December 14, 2009)

"mr.t has the greatest hair in the world. you cant deny, it's been proven by science fooooool"

NYBlowhards (December 11, 2009)

gold chains

and

thangs

NYBlowhards (December 11, 2009)

fuck no

mr t sucks

he is a christian and loves his mom

Dante3000 (December 11, 2009)

Victim, politics aside, you couldn't be more wrong. Before the A-Team and the van Mr. T was in Rocky III and he was amazing. Also, he was a legit boxer for a while and pretty much ruled. Even without the jewelry, he'd have fools to pity.
-Dante

victim (December 10, 2009)

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Mr T is only half as cool without his van and I imagine his jewelry is similar to Samson's hair..
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iamgodsongs (December 9, 2009)

debating having this as my top rated album, what was the photographer thinking putting that kids head there?!

conebone69 (December 9, 2009)

This deserves a "10".

Fuck you, asshole

crackpotdemagogue (December 9, 2009)

the music is amazing. this should have got a ten. glasspipe, you have never been more wrong.

Michael_Berryman (December 9, 2009)

the B.A. actually stood for Bad Ass originally but they couldn't say "ass" on tv back then. also, for a straight edge guy he sure got drugged a lot.

Dante3000 (December 9, 2009)

"Get out of my face! I don't need no has-beens in my corner. And you better wipe that look off your face before I knock it off."
-Dante

thepopeofchili-town (December 9, 2009)

Also, something about The Mr. T Experience, and something about betting against Rocky.

thepopeofchili-town (December 9, 2009)

The fuck?

americanriot (December 9, 2009)

i wonder if this album helped shape crucial youth?

everyone here should be made aware of "chocolate strawberry", a track in which darryl strawberry raps, give that a spin. it's been stuck in my head since i heard it about 5 years ago. deonn sanders album, prime time, is actually not that bad.

xFALLENx (December 9, 2009)

someone should review the Sublime/Wesley Willis split

MN_DrNick (December 9, 2009)

What the......

chipsahoycookie (December 9, 2009)

This is when he sold out. I liked him better when he was on Plan-it-X.

Dante3000 (December 9, 2009)

Best review that doesn't belong on punknews, ever! Hats off.
-Dante

baldsteve (December 8, 2009)

I own this record. "Believe it, cause every word is true"

I like it.

sloanedaley (December 8, 2009)

WOAH why is that one kid sitting there

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