Thursday, February 26, 2009

811. Dr Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst (1996)

Track Listing

1. Intro
2. 3000
3. I Got To Tell You
4. Earth People
5. No Awareness
6. Real Raw
7. General Hospital
8. Blue Flowers
9. Technical Difficulties
10. Visit To The Gynecologist
11. Bear Witness
12. Dr. Octagon
13. Girl Let Me Touch You
14. I'm Destructive
15. Wild And Crazy
16. Elective Surgery
17. halfsharkalligatorhalfman
18. Blue Flower
19. Waiting List
20. 1977


Now this is a very strange hip-hop album. If you take the concept behind it for starters you can see what I mean: A gynecologist comes from the year 3000 to face medical problems of today. And fuck.

That being said, the album is pretty good. The music is at the same time chilled and pretty innovative. The beats make this a really great album to have in the background while paying attention to the music will make you blush.

Still great to see truly innovative and fresh sounding hip-hop albums coming out. It is a real pity that not much more was heard from Dr. Octagon, barring a couple of vastly inferior albums. This is, however, a true classic.

Track Highlights

1. Blue Flowers
2. 3000
3. Earth People
4. halfsharkalligatorhalfman

Final Grade



From Wikipedia:

In Dr. Octagonecologyst, Dr. Octagon is described as having yellow eyes, green skin, and a pink-and-white Afro. Further tracks detail a list of services offered by Octagon, who claims to treat chimpanzee acne and moosebumps, and relocate saliva glands. Octagon is described as being incompetent, as many of his surgery patients die as he conducts his rounds. Octagon also pretends to be a female gynecologist and often engages in sexual intercourse with female patients and nurses. Octagon's uncle, Mr. Gerbik, is described as being half shark, having the skin of an alligator, and is 208 years old.

Blue Flowers:

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

actually, under the name of "Kool Keith", he did release several albums that also got and get a lot of praise.