Bronson's new project continues an upward trend for the Queens rapper. It’s a concise, intricately crafted foray into the savagery of the jungle, and in this animalistic setting, with Bronson serving as the guide cutting through the vines.
The album is much more insular and low key than Curry's other projects, but the South Florida rapper remains remains sharp with his tool kit of pop culture references, concise introspection, social commentary, elaborate boasts and imaginative one liners.
At its best, the joint project finds NBA YoungBoy providing artistic direction to the entrenched DaBaby and allows the outspoken rappers to bloodlet with a fury rarely maintained in either discography. But for all its scattered successes, this album lacks a real identity and often feels like both rappers are merely spinning their wheels.
Attempting to intertwine a conceptual narrative, neo soul, southern hip hop and funk element coalesce into what is undoubtedly the most unique album in K.R.I.T.’s discography, but not close to the best.
A culmination of over a decade of growth for the Miami rapper, featuring Rozay sitting somewhat lazily atop his throne, surrounded by the best beats and features his mountain of wealth can buy.
For the most part, Token doesn’t amaze and he doesn’t disappoint, he firmly sits in the middle.
His latest album is a sharp drop in quality compared to past efforts.
A convoluted creative compromise that still lets him make a point.
10 minutes of cinematic raps.
Featuring flashy features and heartbreaking storytelling, Weight Of The World is Kream at his best and a legit AOTY contender.
Despite a heavy title and brooding cover art, Untreated Trauma is not a therapy session, rather a well curated Mozzy sampler.
The Atlanta underground darling shows off his strengths while also succumbing to many veteran rapper major label debut issues.
Another label introduction album that falls flat.
One of the few rappers who can get listeners to tune in for 10-minute songs
MIKE's misery finds glimpses of a light at the end of the melancholic tunnel.
Quavo, Offset and Takeoff pull off a worthy attempt at recapturing their magic that doesn't reach the mark.
The Slime Reaper plays ringmaster to his carnival of souls with plenty of murderous raps.
Mozzy’s strengths are YG’s weaknesses and vice-versa, which is the making of an ideal collaboration. Los Angeles and Sacramento stand up.
No contributions from JAY-Z, Nas, H.E.R., Migos, Justin's Bieber + Timberlake or Rick Ross can make that so.
The four-track effort slips in features from Q-Tip and Young Thug while scratching the surface of his talent.