Let The Sun Talk

MAVI - Let The Sun Talk
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Based on 455 ratings
2019 Ratings: #19
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October 7, 2019 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

78
Pitchfork

The latest tape from the 20-year-old rapper is dense and mystic. MAVI delivers revelations from the shadows, concealed and mysterious, in search of fresh air and sunlight.

Inglume
83
And the great albums keep on comin'!!

We are just 3 months from entering into a new decade of music. It's about time to say goodbye to the 2010s and welcome a new era. This, ladies and gentlemen, is the birth of a new decade of hip hop. The sLUms Movement is transitioning underground hip hop into the 2020s, and it stands as currently one of the most fascinating movements in music! It's a time of new, refreshing innovation.

Mavi's Let The Sun Talk is no doubt a solid addition into the sLUms ... read more
itsyahboinoah
86
This is the year of the slums
ThrowBackG
65
This sort of dreamy, phonographic sound in hip-hop has grown as tiresome as the "singer with a guitar" schtick in indie right now and, I'm one to think, the hip-hop community has grown comfortable with the monotony.

"What kinds of songs you make?
I make the kind you gotta read, baby."

Oh no doubt, and I think a lot of what Mavi is saying is both beautiful and powerful, but he's kind of reading the same. It's music, not just literature, and Mavi does very little to ... read more
AZIZ
86
The sLUms movement just keeps on getting more and more interesting. I have never been so invested in a hip-hop movement before. Mavi is a fusion of Isaiah Rashad and Earl Sweatshirt, showcasing the best qualities of both artists.

What a time to be alive.
WhatTheFunk
81
Welcome to the future!
We leave for the Sun of MAVI, have a pleasant journey!

I had never heard of MAVI until a good friend of mine recommended "Let The Sun Talk". At first listening, it immediately caught me. I am a kind of intransigent and stubborn hip-hop lover especially in terms of underground rap, but MAVI's flow and ability have immediately slapped me in the face.

First of all, let's not hide our faces, MAVI sounds like Earl Sweatshirt and MIKE. In fact, he is part of the ... read more
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Year End Lists

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Track List

  1. Terms & Conditions
  2. Eye/I and I/Nation
  3. Daylight Savings
  4. Self Love
  5. II
  6. Ghost (In the Shell)
  7. Love, Of Money
  8. Sense
  9. III
  10. Chiasma
  11. Guernica
  12. Omavi
  13. Moonfire
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Added on: October 7, 2019