New Mixtape: School’s Out

As of Saturday evening, local rap group, Too Far Boyz, has just dropped their first official mixtape. After 6 months of recording and numerous renditions of the mixtape, the effort was finally approved by the CEO of Too Far Records, Suge Knight.

After listening to the mixtape myself, I have nothing but the highest praise for the group’s first effort.

Below, you will find the track-by-track review for the mixtape.

1. Crack City – Bone, Krispy Kreme, Lil’ Clip, Yola Mayne

The first track on the mixtape certainly sets the tone for what is coming. Bone starts the song off right with a powerful rendition of “Crack City Bitch, Crack Crack City Bitch.” Krispy Kreme then follows with an often misguided yet comedic 10 bars. The meat of the song however come by way of Lil’ Clip and Yola Mayne. Depicting the hard-knock life of an Omaha dealer, Lil’ Clip describes, in detail, the steps to manufacturing a product that the hood gon’ love. Yola Mayne then describes assimilation to society and his fetish for killing cops ‘and other punks.’ – Rating 9.5/10

Best Quote – “I get more ass than Jerry Sandusky” – Yola Mayne

2. 402 – Yung Smokeout, Krispy Kreme, Bone, Yola Mayne

After listening to the first two tracks alone, the influence of the 402 is very apparent. The second track provides an opportunity to praise  the city that the artists hail from and the track does not disappoint. Led by a poetic verse by Yung Smokeout, ‘402’ continues with a warning by Krispy Kreme, an introduction by Bone and a thankfully sarcastic acapella by Yola Mayne. While off pace from the mixtape’s first effort, 402 is a masterpiece in its own right. – Rating – 7.5/10

Best Quote – “Bone is my name I’m a hyphae-ass, n****” – Bone

3. Durty Week – Krispy Kreme, Yola Mayne, Bone

A new trend at WHS, Durty Week found its way into the hearts the Too Far Boyz. In the three-verse track ‘Durty Week,’ three Too Far Boyz describe what exactly they wear and do on Durty Week. The freestyle effort is not to be confused with full songs such as Crack City, but is certainly a window into the minds of the Too Far Crew. Rating – 6.5/10

Best Quote – “Walking down the halls, getting stared at like we at the mall. ‘Cause we dirty as fuck, dressed in all gray” – Bone

4. Lil’ Clip’s In the House (I Don’t Give a Fuck) – Lil’ Clip

Check out the full review here Rating – 8/10

Best Quote – “I don’t give a fuck and I never ever ever will, every time you see me, you know I got three tip drills” – Lil’ Clip

5. Drop The Hammer On ‘Em – Krispy Kreme, The Assassin

In an apparent change up track, the Too Far Boyz change the subject matter of their songs for one track. A song inspired by Cross Training class and Billy Blanks Tae Bo, Drop The Hammer On ‘Em is more of a radio type of song.  While it is not ready for the radio, it is certainly a welcome change up, showing the potential diversity of the already hallowed rap group. Rating – 7/10

Best Quote – “Yeah, I’m talking to the pussies that call themselves Whitestar” – Krispy Kreme

6. Smooth – The Assassin, Krispy Kreme

Continuing on the mid-album change-up, Krispy Kreme and The Assassin collaborate for ‘Smooth,’ an R&B-type song depicting the smoothness that characterizes the Too Far Boyz. With The Assassin crooning over the chorus, Krispy Kreme drops two solid 16s. It goes without saying that ‘Smooth’ is a welcome addition to School’s Out. Rating – 8/10

Best Quote – “Grindin’ on the floor like my homie nick, them ladies like me ’cause I got big, hard…” – The Assassin

7. Chicky Legs – The Assassin, Bone, Yola Mayne, Lil’ Clip

Featuring Too Far Boyz’ first original beat, ‘Chicky Legs’ is a reminder of why having skinny legs is not such a bad thing. In addition to four solid verses, ‘Chicky Legs’ marks the second time that a woman has been featured on a Too Far Boyz track (the first Selena Gomez featured on “Selena Gomez”). Chicky Legs is a fantastic effort by the Too Far Boyz. Rating – 10/10

Best Quote – “Biddy legs, what? Trust me I got a man dick” – Yola Mayne

8. Empirical Evidence – Yung Smokeout

Yung Smokeout, arguably the most skilled member of the Too Far Boyz, drops a golden track on the 8th song of the mixtape. Featuring a beat from The Alchemist and a sample from “Friday,” Yung Smokeout gives listener Empirical Evidence that couldn’t be refuted by any comp teacher. Rating – 9/10

Best Quote – “Talked to sativa in the car or my afghan, we smoking out the midwest genuine Nebraskans” – Yung Smokeout

9. Dreamin’ – Krispy Kreme, The Assassin

Inspired by dreams, or nightmares, Krispy Kreme and The Assassin decide to communicate the scary events that occur while they are sleeping. Another interesting fact: despite only 24 bars of rapping, ‘Dreamin” manages to last three entire minutes. Listening to this song is certainly humbling. Just be thankful that you don’t have the same messed up dreams of the Too Far Boyz. Rating – 8.5/10

Best Quote – “Why does my butt still hurt? I was confused in my head. Then I rolled over and found my dog in my bed” – The Assassin

10. Hate AD or Love AD – Krispy Kreme, Swagga P, Yung Smokeout

Once again inspired by events that transcended during school, the Too Far Boyz speak to the controversy that arose as a result of their Afternoon Delight dance team. On a Dr. Dre beat, Too Far Boyz don’t disappoint. 7.5/10

Best Quote – “Were sorry for what we did, we were just having fun, I guess its not allowed to shake your bum” – Swagga P

11. Savior On the Mic – Yung Smokeout

His second single on the mixtape, ‘Savior On the Mic’ was actually Yung Smokeout’s first recorded single. Three verses long, the song is a demonstration of a rapper on the come up. Savior On the Mic was the first single released by Too Far Records for public viewing. With high expectations, Yung Smokeout doesn’t disappoint on his first release. Rating – 10/10

Best Quote – “Stacks up to the ceiling, I’m a Nasdaq n****, more Os in the bank than the sum of my fingers” – Yung Smokeout

12. The Rapture – Krispy Kreme, The Assassin

‘The Rapture’ is the first single from Krispy Kreme’s solo effort, The Rapture. The track boasts a feature from Too Far Boyz own The Assassin. The three verses on the Proletor beat describe the actions undertaken leading up the supposed end of the world and the consequences of those actions. Additionally, ‘The Rapture’ is The Assassin’s first track back from his rapping-sabbatical. Rating – 8.5/10

Best Quote – “I proceeded to kick the pilot’s ass, ha ha it is I who’s having the last laugh” – The Assassin

13. Back Of the Class – Yung Smokeout, Swagga P, Krispy Kreme, Lil’ Clip

While the mixtape is called School’s Out, many tracks depict situations that have arose during school. ‘Back Of The Class’ is a prime example. Led off by a Smokeout verse describing a typical day in the life, Swagga P describes his forgetfulness when it comes to test dates. Krispy Kreme then gives a detailed explanation of the process of whacking off in the back of class and the consequences. Lil’ Clip then finishes off the song informing listeners of his daily activity.

Best Quote – “I wrapped it on my dick, I don’t want to be a father, now I can get laid, put my dick in that otter” – Lil’ Clip

14. Slow Motion Potion – The Assassin, Krispy Kreme, Lil’ Clip

Lean, the official drink of Too Far Records is the subject of the final track on the mixtape. Three Too Far Boyz describe lean and how they like to use it. Rating – 8.5/10

Best Quote – “Keep that green to yourself and I don’t care about the white ’cause when I’m rolling through the O I’m on that purp all night” – Krispy Kreme

School’s Out is, on the whole, a fantastic effort my any group. The fact that it is the first release by the Too Far Boyz puts it on another level. I strongly recommend that everyone download the tape. The link can be found below.

Rating – 9/10




8 comments on “New Mixtape: School’s Out

  1. After watching the Grammys, I must say I am genuinely upset that this incredible piece of artwork did not win any awards. Next year, Too Far Boyz will pull an Adele on that shit and FSU.

  2. I don’t like how the “Too far” boyz have strayed from their original ideas about actually going too far… The newer raps seem to lack the ‘too far’ quality that I enjoyed in their first songs. Why do all groups eventually sell out…

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