Planet Of The Southeast was released on New Style Records and Lite Album in 1992. Most hip hop heads, rap heads, and old heads from Southeast San Diego are very familiar with this Planet Of The Southeast album that came out on cassette. The sounds of SESD rap are funky and raw. Old school hip hop and old school rap meet funk music and dance. Also old school hip hop and old school rap meet gangsta rap of the 1990s era. Jazz meets Oldies and funk as well. The Green Eyes is a well reputed and respected OG from Southeast San Diego, California with the singles Savor The Flavor and Something To Bop To for this album.
Most of the tracks on Planet Of The Southeast are described and considered as dance music/rap tracks. They are what is considered and called neighborhood music in San Diego, California. Neighborhood music never gets old. It’s timeless. If you are a hip hop head, then you will enjoy this album. You see, The Green Eyes is an OG in the San Diego Rap scene along with DJ Candyman & Superslim, Big June, Black Mikey, Soulful Ernie, Cricet, DJ GIL, Bulldog, DJ Len C, LOD, and Silhouette. The Green Eyes has had a couple of cassettes out since the 80s and 90s.
Car Hoppers is dedicated to them Gs in their lowriders. Car Hoppers is another funky San Diego rap track filled with raw funk. The track Car Hoppers is an SESD rap classic known among old heads and OGs from the old school. Funk meets rap on Car Hoppers.
Planet Of The Southeast is laced with an Oldies Jazz sample coming with that San Diego funkiness. Take notice of the Oldies sample used on this track. That’s where San Diego’s funkiness comes from. The Green Eyes is known for his uncut authenticity and passion for rap. ”
The Green Eyes raps about the everyday life in Southeast San Diego on the track Planet Of The Southeast. He breaks it down for the Gs in the 1990s. The Green Eyes doesn’t play around with his raps. You get a slight introduction to the life he was living on Planet Of The Southeast. In 1991, The Green Eyes was escaping a federal indictment. In the early 90’s, San Diego’s gang culture was at an all time high.
Savor The Flavor is an upbeat funky rap track. The Green Eyes breaks downs and describes the rap music genre in his own words on Savor The Flavor. Rap is an art as The Green Eyes describes the rap music genre in his own words. Rap to him is considered art.
The Green Eyes breaks downs and describes his rapping techniques on Savor The Flavor. How many can really flow? The Green Eyes also raps about he does not receive any radioplay on the airwaves. This obviously upsets The Green Eyes. Rap is an art as The Green Eyes describes the rap music genre in his own words. Rap to him is considered art. The Green Eyes is known for his passion in rap. However The Green Eyes is not a battle rapper. You have to have lyrics as the trick of rap is located in the music.
In San Diego, California, US, The Green Eyes regarded as a poet. In San Diego, The Green Eyes status as a poet is regarded highly as a king. He was the ruler of the San Diego Hip Hop/Rap scene at one time from the 1980s to the 1990s. The Green Eyes has been challenged by many different poets to go line for line to see who’s lyrics are the coldest. But in every battle, you find that there’s a weakness. You need to have lyrics to get your points across. The Green Eyes is known for his uncut authenticity. Many artists want be like The Green Eyes so they copy off his style and bite his flow.
Something To Bop To is a funky rap melody track. The track itself is obviously a dance track. The track Something To Bop To is for those car hoppers in their low riders. Something To Bop To is a timeless well known Southeast San Diego rap classic in its own rightful way.
Mix funk, rap, hip hop, soul, R&B, dance, Blues, Jazz, and lounge music and have the result of the track Something To Bop To. Something To Bop To is a funky rap melody track. The track itself is obviously a dance track. The Green Eyes was inspired by the genres of hip hop/rap, R&B/soul, and dance when he composed this track. That’s clearly why dance and rap are the most prevalent genres on this particular track.
Something To Bop To was made to be a dance melody and a dance track as well. That’s why we hear the dance music genre on this particular track and that is why the dance music genre is the most prevalent here. The upbeat tempo, percussion, dance music, and funky sounds are what made Something To Bop To to be a dance track. Cleary The Green Eyes was inspired by the dance music genre when composing Something To Bop To.
The Green Eyes details how the struggle is on in Southeast San Diego. The Green Eyes details life about the struggle in rap. Samples used on the track The Struggle Is On by The Green Eyes are George Clinton – Atomic Dog and Zapp – More Bounce To The Ounce. A Jimi Hendrix sample is used laced on the hook.
Here we are on a Friday night with The Green Eyes. So now he swoops to his set to gain financial compensation (get some cash), talk shit, and kick some ass. His homeboy Burger suddenly pulls up in his great Cadillac. He had a fly ass bitch with him.
Cult following comes with the package. It come with the territory when you’re rich as The Green Eyes puts it. 30 seconds into the track and The Green Eyes describes his past criminal lifestyle. The ghetto is a trip on how things are changing especially when it comes to gangbanging. As fast as you come up is as fast you’re falling down. San Diego is a city where a street soldier must stay strong because where The Green Eyes is from, the struggle is on. (Southeast San Diego, California is what The Green Eyes describes as the Southeast Planet.)
On the hook, The Green Eyes gets into the concepts of his raps. The concepts of his raps are gangsta rap and old school rap. “If you’re going to be a soldier in these streets, stay down for yours. If not, then get out of the game.” These are The Green Eyes suggestions.
When crack began an epidemic drug problem that swept the nation of the United States, a lot of drug dealers came up. As fast as you come up is as fast you’re falling down. As fast as you rise up to powered influence in the drug ring, you fall down and face a decline in drug sales. Burglary and auto theft is common in the ghetto. The Green Eyes is so immaculate as he is from the old school.
I rate this album 5/5*****!!