AOTY 2018

Days Before Rodeo

Travis Scott - Days Before Rodeo
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
User Score
Based on 154 ratings
2014 Ratings: #177
August 18, 2014 / Release Date
Mixtape / Format
Grand Hustle / Label
Hip Hop, Trap Rap / Genres
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Meh. This feels a lot more focused and eventful than 'Owl Pharaoh', and pretty cohesive, also not as amateur feeling as that tape, but it's just alright material. There are more songs here that I like than on his last effort, but this still feels largely un-impactful. Something about it just doesn't click entirely. Probably won't return to this either, but this is a step in the right direction.
(edit: there is a pretty large amount of nice songs, but they aren't crazy good, and there is still a ... read more
a very skilled kanye impersonator attempts a trap album

best tracks: mamacita, sloppy toppy, grey
Days Before Rodeo is not Travis Scott's best effort, but you can get a whiff of something promising. This mixtape has some of the most atmospheric tracks at the time of its release and even for today. It's certainly not the most exciting effort he will release though.
SLAP: Mamacita, Drugs You Should Try It, Sloppy Toppy, Days Before Rodeo: The Prayer, Zombies, Don't Play



VERDICT: My first Travis project, hasn't disappointed me since
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Track List

  1. Days Before Rodeo: The Prayer
  2. Mamacita (featuring Rich Homie Quan & Young Thug)
  3. Quintana, Pt. 2
  4. Drugs You Should Try
  5. Don't Play (featuring The 1975 & Big Sean)
  6. Skyfall (featuring Young Thug)
  7. Zombies
  8. Sloppy Toppy (featuring Migos & Peewee Longway)
  9. Basement Freestyle
  10. Backyard
  11. Grey
  12. BACC**  
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Added on: August 30, 2014