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Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo [Official Video HD] Uncensored

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Published on Jun 12, 2012

Ol' Dirty Bastard - Brooklyn Zoo [HD] Uncensored and Uncut
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"Brooklyn Zoo" is the debut single of the American Hip-hop artist, Ol' Dirty Bastard from the album, Return to the 36 Chambers. After the Wu-Tang Clan started releasing solo efforts, Ol' Dirty Bastard was second behind Method Man to release a solo album with Return to the 36 Chambers. This is Ol' Dirty Bastard's 2nd highest charting single, behind Got Your Money.
The song composes of an intro, a long verse, and then a chorus at the end. There is a repetitive line about half-way through the song. The line is "By a nigga who couldn't figure". It repeats 3 times and follows the line "Without a doubt I've never been tooken out" and is followed by the line "How to pull a fuckin' gun trigger". Brooklyn Zoo is known for its repetitive chorus at the end of the song. The chorus is "Shame on you when you step through to the Ol' Dirty Bastard, Brooklyn Zoo!". At first it is sung at Jones' normal voice, then gets louder until it is screamed. This line is actually an interpolation of another Ol' Dirty Bastard line from the song Protect Ya Neck by the Wu-Tang Clan from the album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers), in which Ol' Dirty Bastard says "Shame on you, when you step through to the Ol' Dirty Bastard, straight from the Brooklyn Zoo".
Part of the first verse had been used in freestyles previously.
In the bonus DVD of Message to the Other Side, Buddha Monk claims that Russell Jones and the members of Brooklyn Zu were having an aggressive argument for unknown reasons. He then goes on to say, during the argument, Jones walks into the sound booth and starts recording a track. Jones uses the energy and anger from the argument and created lyrics. Buddha also claimed Jones used some words and sentences used in the argument to create the track. When completed, the track was named "Brooklyn Zoo".
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version is the solo debut album of American rapper and Wu-Tang Clan member Ol' Dirty Bastard, released March 28, 1995 on Elektra Records in the United States. It was the second solo album to be released from the nine-member Wu-Tang camp, following the release of their debut album. Return to the 36 Chambers was primarily produced by RZA, with additional production from Ol' Dirty Bastard, and affiliates True Master and 4th Disciple. The album features guest appearances from Wu-Tang members GZA, RZA, Method Man, Raekwon, Ghostface Killah and Masta Killa, as well as several Wu-Tang affiliates and Brooklyn Zu.
Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version peaked at number seven on the Billboard 200 and number two on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. The album sold 81,000 copies in its first week, and was certified gold in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) on June 21, 1995. Upon its release, the album received positive reviews from most music critics, with many complimenting Ol' Dirty Bastard's bizarre lyrical delivery, and RZA's eerie production. The album was nominated for a Grammy award at the 1996 Grammy's for Best rap album.

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