The Water[s]

Mick Jenkins - The Water[s]
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2014 Ratings: #163 / 1004
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Based on 347 ratings
2014 Ratings: #46
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To be honest, I was extremely skeptical going into this album, because such a concept was kind of hard to resonate with me, like how could a rapper spend an hour long album talking about water, without at some point eventually running out of content and devolving into a Logic-tier concept album cohesiveness where I could imagine Mick saying technically nothing but "hey guys, water good stay hydrated".

Not that I doubted his technical abilities or anything like that as I never heard ... read more
Black History Month FACT:
Water was invented by Mick Jenkins on August 12th, 2014
water is very gOOd
This is the best hip hop mixtape conceptually. Those of u who havent checked out this mixtape, please do, it is SO worth it.

WTF. Your telling me there is this good of a lyricist that is THIS underrated. This has some of the best lyrics I have ever heard from a hip hop project. Not to mention the concept is literally using water as a metaphor for life and truth. And the instrumentals literally sound like jazz rap dipped into the ocean. God damn, it's sad how underrated this thing is.

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A whole album about water, Mick ties together a solid mixtape with some nice production, I do wish Mick's personality came through a bit more.

Best Track: Black Sheep
Worst Track: 514
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Track List

  1. Shipwrecked (featuring The Mind)
  2. THC
  3. The Waters
  4. Healer (featuring Jean Deaux)
  5. Comfortable (featuring Noname Gypsy)
  6. Vibe
  7. Jazz
  8. Black Sheep
  9. Drink More Water
  10. Canada Dry
  11. Who Else
  12. Dehydration (featuring The Mind)
  13. 514
  14. Martyrs
  15. Jerome (featuring Joey Bada$$)
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Added on: August 29, 2014