Basically, anyone purchasing a No Limit record in the fall of 1998 knows what to expect from Skull Duggery's These Wicked Streets -- the standard post-gangsta record, complete with predictable samples and loops, by-the-book rhymes, endless guest appearances and utterly predictable grooves, all packaged in an album that runs way too long. That's exactly what These Wicked Streets delivers. To some, this may be really frustrating, since No Limit simply repeats its formula over and over again, without offering any variations. Nevertheless, there are many listeners who have become addicted to what No Limit offers, and anything new from the label is worth their time -- even if it sounds like the producers and the rappers not only didn't care about the final product, but that they weren't even in the same studio much of the time. That's the No Limit way, and if you like it, by all means add this to your collection.
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AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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