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Sometimes even the most abysmal rappers can eke out hits that become etched in hiphop’s collective memory. On this horrid disc, “Déjà Vu (Uptown Baby)” is Tariq and Gunz’s saving grace: a club-friendly take on Boogie Down Productions’ “The Bridge Is Over” that shows love to all five boroughs—but is heavy on Bronx boosterism, of course. —Sarah Godfrey