Short and sweet, the collaboration between Thug and Carnage is one that works exactly how a hip hop collab should be. Young Thug doesn't bring his best bars, but his personality is as present as ever, and Carnage's beats are subtle while energetic. Liger is a standout and destroys the majority of the songs from EBBTG.
Sure he can sing, but for the most part Khalid's debut LP is an overproduced snoozefest of poorly written songs and too much of an emphasis on poppy hooks. You're going to be hearing "Have you heard of Khalid?" from every 14 year old with a twitter account for the next year or so.
Although Shlomo is the driving factor behind the success of this album, Corbin still brings his strengths to the table and puts out a solid, moody r&b album. His deep and whiney singing fits the dark aesthetic that he went for very well even when he switches to higher inflections in his voice. Lyrically, Mourn is not too impressive, and with lines like "how deep can you cut" it comes off as trying too hard to be edgy. Antwon's contribution, while brief, is a standout moment of ... read more
100: fucking perfect
90-99: amazing, an all time favorite
80-89: very very good
70-79: pretty good, worth going back to
60-69: good, but not necessarily worth multiple listens
50-59: plenty of flaws, but i wouldn't consider it bad
40-49: bad with a couple redeeming qualities
30-39: very bad, maybe a decent song or two
20-29: horrendous, maybe one decent song or snippet
10-19: for people with an iQ of 60 and below
0-9: suicide worthy