Shwayze, 'Shwayze' (Suretone/Geffen)

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Shwayze
Critical Mass
Label: Suretone/ Geffen

by Stacey Anderson

"I'm brown like a blunt," Shwayze reports on opening track "Roamin'," and it's a stellar summary. The 23-year-old Malibu rapper's debut is as shallow as a spray-on tan; it's stocked with bro'd-out, giggly rhymes about 420-filled nights and T&A aplenty over lazy, midtempo beats from producer/reality-show rocker Cisco Adler. The tunnel vision and less-than-Sublime singing bores halfway -- but even if Shwayze does cash out early, his chill vibe is perfectly reflective of 2 a.m. bonfires and joyrides down the PCH.

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