DEVIANCY

Backxwash - DEVIANCY
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July 12, 2019 / Release Date
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Grimalkin Records / Label
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JoaoSantos
72
this sounds like if Eminem was a black trans woman
Toasterqueen12
89
On DEVIANCY, Backxwash replaces the more varied instrumental "Black Sailor Moon", for a way more aggressive tone. A lot of this reminds me of LONEMOON or Jouvert by Brockhampton or *ahem* Death Grips. And while this doesn't lead to AS interesting of a listen as BSM it's certainly the best way to get into her. Her rapping here is ON POINT, never giving you a second to breathe, the lyrics are sharp and aggressive like it's actively compelling yo to start throwing bricks.

This is some ... read more
WithWith
75
Just some dirty, catchy rapping from an angry trans woman with a lot of shit to say about her queer, black identity. Tracks like "DON'T COME TO THE WOODS" and "BAD JUJU" are relentlessly hard and gritty, but she slows it down on tracks like "YOU LIKE MY BODY THE WAY IT IS" to be even more introspective on her struggles, specifically body image and gender dysphoria. You don't want to miss this one. The Melt-Banana sample on "DEVIL IN A MOSHPIT" made me ... read more
Slush_Puppy
82
SHE DON'T MISS
TRaj
75
It's cool to see how Backxwash evolved to the latest album
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Added on: July 18, 2019