If, for some reason you are not familiar with Scarface, let me explain something. He is not your average rapper. His purpose is not to create catchy hooks and dance trends. Mr. Jordan is a story teller and he creates audio movies with each track he puts a verse on. "Deeply Rooted" is no exception. From the cinematic intro, even if you've never heard any of Scarface's music before, you can feel it is something different than what plays all day on most of our radio stations. "Deeply Rooted" is the type of musical release you can just press play, close your eyes and "see" everything Scarface is talking about. It is as if he is able to give you a close and personal view of the streets of his hometown, Houston, TX.
In my opinion, Scarface is a genius. He is one of the handful of rappers who has somehow remained at the top of their game since the 80's. Newer artists and veterans all understand and respect the importance of Scarface. He is more than a rapper, though. He is a legend and one of the best to ever do it. "Deeply Rooted" shows 'Face still has a lot left in the tank. So excuse me, I have to start at the beginning of "Deeply Rooted," press play and listen to the album over and over again. I advise you to do the same