Review by Jo-Ann Greene
As the parental advisory sticker slapped across this CD makes clear, this tricky rabbit is not for sugary cereal-loving tots. Sweet and little-girl-voiced with a hint of a lisp Bunny Rabbit may well be, but what spews out of her mouth is anything but sugar and spice. Dirty-minded and foul-mouthed, this is one bad bunny, and startlingly so. There's something a bit skin-crawling, if not outright creepy, about a grown woman who speaks like a child, when not rapping in nursery rhyme cadences about sex and violence in a no-holds-barred style. Anyone fancy some pedophilia fantasies? Urging Bunny on is partner and producer Black Cracker, whose own rapping style is as tough and grown-up as Bunny's is childish. Cracker's music is as disconcerting as the raps themselves, with a gloomy and at times ominous aura. Think cemeteries, dark and dirty alleys, down-market strip clubs, and sleazy late-night dance clubs, suggesting the perfect soundtrack for a pedophilic sex tourist's forays into the forbidden. If this were a major-label release, children's advocacy groups and Congress would be holding hearings on the damage done by such discs; as it's not, like Peter Rabbit, Bunny and Black's whacked-out fantasies and foreplay will wriggle under the wire and escape some well-deserved wrath.