AOTY 2018

Dummy Boy

6ix9ine - Dummy Boy
Critic Score
Based on 8 reviews
2018 Ratings: #709 / 709
User Score
Based on 252 ratings
2018 Ratings: #794
November 27, 2018 / Release Date
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Scumgang / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

58
HipHopDX
Even with the help of rap royalty like Nicki and Kanye, Dummy Boy fails to propel his perceived artistry to another level. It’s a continuation of his unquenchable thirst for attention and notoriety, much like his social media persona.
43
Consequence of Sound

Several of the beats are fun, and the guest verses provide a much needed spark of life. If your first language is, say, Russian or Chinese, then you might enjoy the musicality of some of 6ix9ine’s verses even though they blur together. Unfortunately, Dummy Boy is not improved with a knowledge of English, and indeed that might be an obstacle to enjoying the album.

40
The Needle Drop

Dummy Boy has a handful of highlights, but 6ix9ine barely shows up for many of the tracks, leaving them to be made or broken by the features.

40
PopMatters
There are no quotables to be found here; no multisyllabic rhyme schemes, piquant punchlines or elegiac tales of struggle; this is rudimentary rap, to be consumed loudly and disposed of quietly.
40
Rolling Stone

Even listeners who blithely tune out 6ix9ine’s extra-musical controversies may find Dummy Boy rough-going.

34
Pitchfork

Uninspired as it is, DUMMY BOY is an album that will have an impact and likely would have done more if he was around to promote it. Yet, it will be known as the moment Tekashi 6ix9ine realized that maybe the fame he’s tirelessly tried to achieve and sustain wasn’t worth it at all.

20
NME
This is an overblown, cartoonish project that features a glut of high-profile artists who appear to do little but lend their names; ‘Dummy Boy’ is one of the most unlistenable rap records of this year.
20
The Independent

DUMMY BOY is an insufferable 13-track farrago of anything from rock riffs to calypso drums, all pinned by 6ix9ine’s obsessive use of the “n” word, along with every other negative trope found in the gangsta rap of the early Noughties.

BradTasteMusic
62
I find it so funny that his debut mixtape was criticized for being 1 note... so 6ix9ine did every god damn thing in the book on this album, whether or not he could pull it off. I find it almost unexplainable. The high points on this album are surprisingly high. I really enjoyed his debut, which is one of the most hated projects of the year... and when I heard the singles for this album I almost broke down in tears. Bebe and Fefe are so fucking trash. It made me sad to watch 6ix9ine sacrifice ... read more
MarcMothersole
0
6ix9ine slaps us in the face with one of the most creatively uninspired, low effort and broken album experiences of the year. Sounding like a watered down version of the already painful “Day69”, it contains just the right mix of awkward performances, mind numbing lyrics and shitty instrumentals to make anyone wonder how the fuck this guy has any following at all. Let alone the seemingly massive one he has accumulated.

Album: DUMMY BOY

I truly believe that “DUMMY BOY” ... read more
exception
15
ROLL YO COUSIN IN A BLUNT...

Where the shooters at? Defend Chief Keef.
Slim
67
I'm a little suprised of Tekashi. I was expecting way worse since Day 69 was so bad. But this wasn't half bad. Too bad he's going to be in prison for a long time because with this, he has some potential.
Red1303
5
Hey guys stop being mean.

I support transgender rappers like 6ix9ine.
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Track List

  1. STOOPID (feat. Bobby Shmurda)
  2. FEFE (feat. Nicki Minaj, Murda Beatz)
  3. TIC TOC (feat. Lil Baby)
  4. KIKA (feat. Tory Lanez)
  5. MAMA (feat. Nicki Minaj, Kanye West)
  6. WAKA (feat. A Boogie wit da Hoodie)
  7. BEBE (feat. Anuel AA)
  8. MALA (feat. Anuel AA)
  9. KANGA (feat. Kanye West)
  10. FEEFA (feat. Gunna)
  11. TATI (feat. DJ SPINKING)
  12. WONDO
  13. DUMMY (feat. TrifeDrew)
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Added on: November 8, 2018