Subtle Meditation

K.A.A.N. - Subtle Meditation
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Based on 22 ratings
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December 7, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Redefinition Records / Label
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A 90's rap fan with a desire to speak on the issues that skewer into his brain like the arrow on the cover, K.A.A.N. is a traditionalist hip hopper who has a few things bugging him. Depression, anxiety, human history, loneliness - but where other musicians would focus on slowing their music down or darkening their sound, K.A.A.N. remains relatively bright and upbeat. It's interesting to hear him touch on his insecurities while rapping over some of the most uplifting, satisfying beats of 2018 ... read more
Very good
Subtle Meditation was K.A.A.N.'s last studio album of 2018. Honestly, from what I have listened to outside of this record, I wasn't really impressed with this guy's discography, but I still am trying to hear more and more. Albums such as Abstract Art, his newest project Blissful Awareness and Losing My Religion, which isn't on streaming services seemed very underwhelming for me and bored me quickly. However, this album was my first impression of K.A.A.N. Since I have heard this album, I could ... read more
Production on point, atmosphere is great.
Really glad about this find, very enjoyable album for me.
Power Outage, Revolving Doors, TBT, The Thrill Is Gone, Karma,Subliminal, The Dark, Deep Blue Sea, Shoot Me Down
Least fav:
The Jungle Book
This got me a bit worried. I only heard from K.A.A.N. on Youtube and I thought that "oh no, this gon be a Joyner Lucas type of project where he raps fast every track and it will get old quick". Boy I was wrong. This shit is fucking great. He achieved to keep the listeners attention through the full 40 minutes without having features. He got nice flows but only raps fast when it's necessary in a few track. There is concept, there is lyrical content, there is great production. Some of ... read more
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Track List

  1. Power outage
  2. Revolving Doors
  3. 1492 Conquest Of Paradise
  4. TBT
  5. The Thrill Is Gone
  6. Progression
  7. Karma
  8. Subliminal
  9. The Dark
  10. Deep Blue Sea
  11. The Jungle Book
  12. Content
  13. Shoot Me Down
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Added on: December 28, 2018