May 30, 2021 on RateYourMusic.
Release: Hot in Pursuit (Hot in Pursuit, 2008)
The packaging for Hot in Pursuit's self-titled is insane. It looks like it came directly off 2000s Newgrounds, like the white dudes whose stiff Mario and Luigi cosplay photos are superimposed over a Mario level in that slightly edgy but still playful "what if Mario was fucked up...??" style were early YouTuber parody rappers trying to tap into into Smosh's success. Anyway most of this is very pessimistic, moody Christian rap that laments the horrific violence of our world, such as gang violence and child sexual abuse, with the occasional Super Mario Bros. jingle thrown in for good measure so like