AOTY 2019

Die a Legend

Polo G - Die a Legend
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Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 126 ratings
2019 Ratings: #927
June 7, 2019 / Release Date
Mixtape / 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.
Polo G was someone I always saw as very talented. Some of the singles to this album were really captivating with some introspective and personal lyrics (Battle Cry, Finer Things). Dude could also rap well, his flow was good and he had a good taste in instrumentals to ride on. He certainly seemed unique before he dropped this at least.

I can't help but compare Polo to one of his incredibly close contemporaries, Roddy Ricch. Both have a similar flow and delivery, kinda always sliding off the ... read more
Bro, what is Pitchfork on? Honestly do they just pander to the most generic form of hip hop and rap that they just label everything as decent? Because this album is fucking garbage. Remember the kids in high school that tried to be rappers on Soundcloud? The ones who thought they were doing something? Well this reminds me of just that. The lack of creativity, interest, hype, or character. I tend to really get lit with projects like these but this made me want to fucking sleep...

If I can ... 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