Masterminded by producer Big C-Style, C-Style Presents 19th Street LBC Compilation is a 14-track collection of new and upcoming Long Beach rappers. All the songs on the album are interrelated, intending to tell the tale of a typical day on 19th Street in Long Beach. It's a good concept, and for the most part, it works well, even if some of the tracks are a little flat musically. Another problem is that there are too many rappers on each track, which means it's hard to tell who contributes what. Nevertheless, most of the record works -- it's an excellent, compelling hardcore hip-hop album that happens to be one of the more inventive various-artists rap collections in some time.
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AllMusic Review by Leo Stanley