A few months back, we got excited when we heard that TVT Records, giddy over its success in 2003 with Atlanta artists Lil Jon & the Eastside Boyz and Ying Yang Twins, was preparing a "crunk" Christmas album. Such a collection would be a proper way to celebrate the label's de facto rule over the so-called Dirty South's official genre, a drunken hybrid of booming Miami bass and hard-core gangster rap. So it was a great disappointment to see the finished product, because somewhere along the way the theme was... More >>>