Label: Jive - 01241-41770-4 • Format: Cassette Album • Country: US • Genre: Hip Hop •
Tarantula is the fifth studio album by New Orleans -based rapper Big Truck Driver - Mystikal - Tarantula released on December 18, by Jive Records.
The album received a positive reception from critics who found it an improvement over his previous album Let's Get Ready. It was later certified triple platinum by the RIAA for selling over 3, copies. Tarantula received a generally positive reception from music critics who saw it as an improvement over Let's Get Ready in terms of production and topics. At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream critics, the album received an average score out of 68, based on 7 reviews.
AllMusic 's Jason Birchmeier praised the album for its production complimenting Mystikal's frenetic delivery, saying that "he has recorded his second great album in a row. Club found the album more focused and consistent than Let's Get Ready because of Mystikal's production team showing improvement, saying that " Tarantula suggests that the raspy-voiced rapper's run at the top of the charts won't abate any time soon.
Complex editor Chris Yuscavage called it a let-down compared to his previous album saying, "With all Try A Little Kindness - Glen Campbell - The Essential on the rapid-fire spitter, Mystikal seriously dropped the ball with Tarantulahis phoned-in follow-up that dropped only one year later.
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