ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Craig Mack - Project: Funk da World [1994]

Updated on February 20, 2012

Dropped on Bad Boy

just a week before Ready to Die, Craig Mack's Project Funk Da World definitely got a little overshadowed. But nonetheless this album is real sick I mean real sick, as Mack would say.

Craig Mack is an MC who I really like for some reason but whos full potential I think was never achieved. But really, Mack is very charismatic, very real and just an over all beast of a rapper. If you don't believe me see an interview or something. But the thing is, he has put out some good material for sure but it really feels like Mack could have been much much more. All personal and career talk aside though, Project: Funk Da World was a pretty dope album.

The first things you notice when you rock this are 1) Mack's OG rambling laid back style and 2) the awesome dirty funked out beats -- both pretty dam original. It really is a great combination... In short, this album really has some nice flavor!!! And "Flava In Ya Ear" is not the only dope track on this album in fact its packed with good sh1t.

"Get Down", "Project: Funk Da World", "Judgement Day", "When God Comes", and of course "Flava In Ya Ear" all pack this same sick style of heavy funk. With the exception of the title track (produced by Mack himself), all these standout tracks are produced by Easy Mo Bee. He also does "Mainline". The remaining 6 tracks with the exception of one are produced by Mack with help from Lenny Marrow on two. The track "Making Moves with Puff" is the only track produced by Rashad Smith.

"Making Moves with Puff" is a good beat, although it is a bit of a variation from the main theme. However, regardless of what you think of Puff, his spot on the album is pretty pathetic. Everytime I play the album I wish that track was wiped clean of all Puff's echoing and sh1tty choruses.

The beats are some real funky mother effers and the integrity of the sound of the album is really consistent. Like the sound maintains that feel all way through... If you can't tell I really have a hard on for albums which vibe a certain feel especially a funky dope one.

Funk Da World does exactly this.

Alright lets talk a bit about the mc - the guy is awesome. Great voice, incredible flow. Hes got a real laid-back-not-givin-a-fu@k personality on the mic and it comes across quite audibly attractive.

Ive been talking the whole time about how dope this album is so youd probably be wondering where it falls short. It does fall a bit short in one category - Mack's verses are nearly 100% about how dope his style is, and although he is very creative and original on the mic this can get a bit old with no variation. But on second thought, thats kind of what this album is all about. The lyrics really pair the beats perfectly... I mean this album is really a lot of fun. You could spit stories or knowledge over these bouncin funky beats but it just wouldnt have the same effect. The mood of the production really fits Mack's style, and for that you gotta reckognize it for what it is - its dope like that.

By no means a masterpiece but definitely cures my sickness for a head bobbin funk injection. Listening to Funk da World is like eating a big mac - mad flava.

A big 4/5

Get Down [video]

Flava In Ya Ear [video]

Track 7 - "Judgement Day"


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)