Album Review: The Game's 'The Documentary 2.5' Adds Intensity

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Rapper The Game has been making quite the impact over the past two weeks with the first release of The Documentary 2.

Today marks the release of the second disk, The Documentary 2.5 and it definitely ups the ante in terms of intensity.

(Album Stream Below)

Some might say that The Documentary 2.5 is the evil twin of The Documentary 2. It's a more darker album that continues to outline a life of running with gangs and the dangers that come with it.

It also outlines why it's hard to call it quits on the lifestyle after being introduced to it.

Though it starts mellow with "Magnus Carlsen" featuring Anderson .Paak and the two part track "Crenshaw/80s and Cocaine" featuring .Pakk and Sonyae, things quickly take a menacing turn with "Gang Bang Anyway" featuring two of TDE's finest, ScHoolboy Q and Jay Rock.

The West Coast connection tells the tale of gang violence and the harsh realities of the streets these artists grew up in.

The Game continues to brings the West Coast and the East Coast together with "The Ghetto" featuring Will.I.Am and one of NYC's finest Nas. The overall message of the song is that injustices exist all over the world.

There is a clear divide between the rich and the poor in every place you go and those are all highlighted through verses from all three artists.

Meanwhile The Game and Lil Wayne reunite for "From Adam" where The Game reminisces on the death of his friend Lil Frogg and situations that he's been in. Like The Documentary 2, The Documentary 2.5 is stacked with features and versatile tracks. Fans got a taste of The Documentary 2.5 last week with the track titled, "My Flag / Da Homies" featuring Jay 305, Ty Dolla $ign, AD, Mitchy Slick, Joe Moses, RJ (OMMIO) and Skeme.

It really features the overall sound of the album. The Documentary 2.5 is so extensive that fans will continue to enjoy it for quite some time.

What we can say about both The Documentary and The Documentary 2.5 is that it's The Games best projects yet. You can listen to the album and judge it for yourself below.

Listen to The Game's The Documentary 2.5 below.