J. Reed hails from the town Inkster, Michigan, otherwise known as "The Crooked I," so you know he's the real deal. Last Sunday he dropped No Excuses 2, sequel to the 2014 original. No excuses, that's the motto.
Laced with 12 tracks, No Excuses 2 features appearances from MidEast Mally, Howard, C Boi, TJ Upshaw, T Lipp, but it's most notable features are actually in the realm of production -- Syk Sense, producer of Drake's "Know Yourself" and "6 God," and OZ, producer of Fabolous' "Ball Drop."
First listen thoughts, 1. The Baptism, 4. Every Time, and 7. Endangered Species are among the standout tracks. Let us know which tracks you're feeling.
01. The Baptism (Prod. By Syk Sense & OZ)
02. Doc Martens (Prod. By Syk Sense)
03. Dreams (Prod. By Joe Cash)
04. Every Time Feat. MidEast Mally
05. Holding It Down Feat. Howard
06. Inkster (Interlude)
07. Endangered Species Feat. MidEast Mally
08. Again Feat. Howard Interlude (Prod. By King Rich)
09. Whos Who Feat. C Boi (Prod. By Sneak Beatz)
10. Im Good Feat. TJ Upshaw (Prod. By First Kontact)
11. Credit (Prod. By King Rich)
12. The Profit Feat. T Lipp