AOTY 2020

Die a Legend

Polo G - Die a Legend
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 223 ratings
2019 Ratings: #634
Liked by 2 people
June 7, 2019 / Release Date
LP / Format
Columbia / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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Polo G blends pop and drill with ease and delivers a standout Chicago street rap debut that is meticulously crafted and honestly told.

I ain't gonna lie here. I only checked this out because of the praise Pitchfork gave it. I probably should've waited till more critic scores came in before just diving into it, but I was looking for something new and refreshing, and I've heard Polo G's name get mentioned quite a bit in the conversation of newer rappers.

I actually thought from the first song, Lost Files, that this thing I was going to love. This had the energy it needed. The perfect way to just come in with aggression to ... read more
Pitchfork was smoking that kush, how the fuck is this mediocre ass album a 8.3 out of 10. You have to smoke crack to enjoy Polo G I swear.
Impressively mediocre. Cheaply produced monotonous songs in which Polo very obviously is making an attempt to say things of substance . Unfortunately, he is neither skilled nor smart enough to pull that off.
i swear a lot of you don't actually like rap music
edit: idk what i was talking about in this review. there is so little in the way of a change up on a majority of these tracks, mostly in the production and just polo g existing. the utter lack of structure and at times literally zero flow switches, even from verse to chorus, honestly reminds me of an early nav album. there is nothing interesting about any beat on this album, and polo is talented enough to make it work for him on most tracks but it holds him back so much.

Polo G was someone I ... read more
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Track List

  1. Lost Files
  2. Dyin Breed
  3. Through da Storm
  4. Effortless
  5. Pop Out (feat. Lil Tjay)
  6. Battle Cry
  7. BST
  8. Finer Things
  9. Picture This
  10. Chosen 1
  11. Deep Wounds
  12. Last Strike
  13. A King's Nightmare
  14. Pop Out Again (feat. Lil Baby & Gunna)
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Added on: May 29, 2019