Picks and Pans Review: Banned in the U.s.a.

updated 12/31/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/31/1990 AT 01:00 AM EST

Luke, featuring 2 Live Crew

Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness—sure. Freedom of speech—no problem. But just point out the spot on the parchment where the Constitution provides for rappers who are whiningly opportunistic and stultifyingly boring, as if such lines as "We like gettin' paid/ We like gettin' laid" are anything other than a confession of lack of talent. (Luke/Atlantic)

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