Purple Moonlight Pages

R.A.P. Ferreira - Purple Moonlight Pages
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 643 ratings
2020 Ratings: #47
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Needle Drop

Purple Moonlight Pages is a thought-provoking self-portrait of the artist formerly known as Milo, as well as just a damn good jazz rap album.

77
Pitchfork

R.A.P. Ferreira (formerly milo) makes his most free-spirited project yet, rapping gleefully over lively and wayward production.

Rater
80
With "Purple Moonlight Pages" R.A.P. Ferreira delivers a record that is far superior than its successor, acting as the perfect balance between the oddity of the spoken word passages heard on "Bob's Son" and his own idiosyncratic calm and collected flow patterns, which certainly shine much more on this release.

R.A.P. Ferreira is certainly one of the most fascinating figures in the contemporary rap landscape, easily one of the most talented, off-the-wall and intelligent ... read more
AZIZ
83
I have no idea what this man is saying 90% of the time but man I bet it's some real shit.
TreyLikesBands
83
Although a small fraction of this album comes across as an audible raspberry, the sonic lingerings of once was milo transitions indefinitely under a new moniker through a free-spirited and empowering sound. Besides it’s very little shortcomings through memorability here and there, nearly most of this record will stand the test of time as one of the greatest jazz rap feats since Guru’s Jazzmatazz of the early 90s.

Color: Purple (who’da thunk?)
FAV TRACKS: all except least ... read more
Case
75
“This beat sounds like a long walk to the dumpster”

“I wonder if Chance The Rapper does his own laundry, who cares?”

I truly don’t know what the fuck he’s talking about most of the time but it sounds really good.

This album is just a really enjoyable jazz rap album with fantastic production and quirky verses from R.A.P. Ferreira. It’s experimental, but it’s not too disjointed to connect with for me. This album feels like it knows what it wants ... read more
Blubby
75
Holy shit, Milo really out did himself
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Track List

  1. Decorum
  2. Greens
  3. Noncipher
  4. Omens & Totems
  5. U.D.I.G (United Defenders of International Goodwill)
  6. Laundry
  7. Dust Up
  8. Cycles
  9. Absolutes
  10. No Starving Artists
  11. Leaving Hell
  12. Doldrums
  13. An Idea Is a Work of Art (feat. Mike Ladd)
  14. Mythical
  15. Pinball (feat. Open Mike Eagle)
  16. Golden Sardine
  17. Ro Talk
  18. Masterplan
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Added on: January 18, 2020