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80
The Needle Drop

Hiding Places is Billy Woods' most personally cutting project so far.

77
Pitchfork

Ultimately, Hiding Places is woods trying to reconcile his own history in the most direct way imaginable. Never has he been so honest about himself, his fears, and his own mortality.

Natedog
91
SPONGEBOB THE WHOLE OPERATION UNDERWATER
PelicanManners
90
This is a classic in my opinion. Woods finally opened up more, and the result is his most personal album to date. He's vulnerable while also keeping true to his gritty rhyme style. There's even a lot of humorous moments on this LP. It's like how we use comedy in our day-to-day life to express some deeper, harder to cope with issues. He can also easily paint pictures with his lines, he'll completely immerse you. I thought that the features were good too. MOTHERMARY had this nice calming ... read more
AZIZ
84
I was beginning to lose all hope for Hip-Hop for the rest of the year. Here comes Mr. Woods to save the day with his best project yet.
aaron
85
This to me is much better than DAMN, BFT, TLOP, KOD, Die Lit, Daytona and the list dizzies onwards. There's a great deal of falsity in Hip Hop right now in its so mumbled through punk-phase. It's why artists such as Earl Sweatshirt feel so urgent in their unwillingness to be a part of raps time in the sun, Andre 3000's un-interest in releasing a new album and disgust at rappers getting their verses written for them a symbol of how broken away from its roots hip-hop has become. Dooms latest ... read more
YungNoodle
88
album of the year so far, this will be hard to beat imo
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Added on: March 28, 2019