The 16-track album, titled “Neva Left,” totals just over an hour in length, and is a testament to the evolutions of hip-hop and Snoop himself as indicated by the album artwork — a picture of himself from his “Doggystyle” days.
Track 1: “Neva Left”
The album’s title track is a welcoming intro to the rest of the summer album. I can almost perfectly picture driving down the street in a convertible (with the top down, of course) with this song on full blast. The slow rhythmic nature of the track, paired with the cool cadence of his voice creates the perfect soundtrack for a summer drive. The first two spoken lines of the song, “Dogg, what up mane? Word on the streets is you ain’t what you used to be,” indicates that fans are about to hear about the evolution of the Doggfather himself.
Track 2: “Moment I Feared” feat. RickRock
First of all, the transition from the first track of this album to the second was so seamless I thought I was still listening to the first song. The song has a more intense beat than the first (one that is very hard not to move with) and evokes more of a party-like vibe.
Track 3: “Bacc in Da Dayz” feat. Big Tray Deee
This song keeps up with the vibe created in “Moment I Feared.” The lyric, “the party don’t rock like it used to rock,” resonates throughout the track, as Dogg recalls what life used to be like, perhaps in his “Doggystyle” days, as his album artwork indicates. Regardless, he’s clearly showing us how things should be done (or,