After a downright epic wait, it’s looking like Game fans will finally get their hands on a new album before the summer’s out. While the R.E.D. Album may be back on track for release, those two-plus years of delays and label rigamarole have left the West Coast repper understandably disillusioned with the industry—a fact that’s crystal clear from new single Pot of Gold. A far cry from last week’s b*tches/money-centric Bottles & Rockin’ J’s, this joint finds Game wondering whether he would have been better off if he had never attempted to “follow the rainbow” to fame and fortune. Over The Futuristics’ pop rock-infused production, Game gets a few things off his chest, reminding disappointed fans as well as haters that he’s only human, and revealing his tentative plans for the future: “Give Interscope two more albums, then I’m done for good.” Topped off with Chris Brown‘s plaintive hook vocals, this moody selection may be a bitter pill to swallow, but fans will undoubtedly appreciate its realness. According to Interscope, R.E.D. Album is set to arrive on store shelves in late August—keep your fingers crossed!
Written by richard on 06/23/11
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