'Lib and Gibbs full length collab debut! Freddie Gibbs describes Piñata best - "a gangster Blaxploitation film on wax". With Madlib providing the beats and Gibbs dropping real, raw raps, this can't be truer. You've already heard heard their past collab EPs (if not get on that!), so it's about time we get the full dose. Here's the whole story with plenty of guest MC's from veteran rhyme spitters like Raekwon and Scarface, to young bucks like Danny Brown, Earl Sweatshirt, Casey Veggies, Domo Genesis, Mac Miller and many more. 17 tracks in all. About this special edition 2022 version: "This single LP edit of Piñata has been lacquered at half speed master by Metropolis Mastering in London for the highest fidelity and is housed in a Blaxploitation-themed cover. The cover by Jeff Jank reimagines Piñata in the style of a 1964 Blue Note album."
- special edition single LP version w/ alternate cover art
- blue & black colored vinyl
- limited edition
- music label: Madlib Invazion 2022
reviewed by Pato San 05/2014