J Hus - Big Conspiracy
Big Conspiracy
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HoodieBraden
57
Merely forgettable project in my eyes...
Tielur
55
Sleepy-time beats and utterly boring bars.
TommyCook
58
I get the UK scene is hot rn but it’s nice to know that they have mediocre artists, too. There’s really nothing separating him from Dave or slowthai for me. Fairly underwhelming
HHGA
64
Do all these professional critics own J Hus stock? There's little wrong with J Hus' sophomore album Big Conspiracy, J Hus offers up an easy listening blend of Hip Hop, Dancehall, Afrobeat, and R&B - smooth and enjoyable enough, but also kind of bland of forgettable at the same time.

J Hus has a good voice, which can be hypnotizing if his vibe catches you, but which gets boring if it doesn't. If anything, Big Conspiracy is a nice piece of background music - not a bad album at all, but not ... read more
chunderz
60
It's just a bit boring, innit? Am I doing this right?
JeremiahMurphy
79
J Hus is definitely one of my favorite rappers in the UK rap scene alongside Little Simz & Slowthai and honestly this albums just very easy listening , smooth and enjoyable. I really like the instrumentals on this thing and on top of that J Hus is pretty awesome lyrically. Some good features, good production, good rapping can be draggy toward the end but its a good release and a solid add to the discog.
10
conry lazy rap lyrics cony love uk rapper but never again why listen
devil
60
There must be a Big Conspiracy as to why critics rated this album so high.
wtf
70
Wish I could give this a higher score because often shit goes hard but some tracks really feel bland. Right now Big Conspiracy, Must Be and Deeper Than Rap are some of the best hip hop songs from 2020.
Br
64
Ultimately, a bit of a letdown, especially the back-to-back songs about his penis...
JayCrackers
78
J Hus's Big Conspiracy just showcase J Hus's maturity and incorporates some interesting productions and lyrics and he showcases what Grime has to offer and started Grime off to a good start in the new decade.

Track Review

Big Conspiracy 9/10
Helicopter 7.5/10
Fight for Your Right 7.5/10
Triumph 8/10
Play Play 8/10
Cucumber 7.5/10
Repeat 7/10
Fortune Teller 7.5/10
Reckless 8.5/10
No Denying 7/10
Must Be 8/10
Love, Peace and Prosperity 7.5/10
Deeper Than Rap 8.5/10

Average: 7.8/10
mikeyb802
55
Generic, unsurprising and forgettable. Pretty much nothing about this album stands out from the rest, it sort of just plays music.
IlReverendo
55
I honestly am not able to hear whatever good the critics seem to hear here.
Everything is fairly mediocre, the beats, the bars, the sound.
Reminds me a bit, style wise, of 50Cent's song that was used as theme in the tv show Power.
So fucking bland, innit?
66
This album’s best moments come when J Hus experiments a little, employing tropical/afro-centric beats to accompany some socially conscious lyrics that deal in both the personal and the public (these positives thankfully happening most of the time). Hus’s weakest movements arrive when generic beats are employed and raps about sex in some pretty graphically detailed ways. An interesting addition to the UK rap canon, but one I think will be overshadowed as the years roll by.

Best ... read more
sanfordfriedman
60
I'm slightly biased because I don't like UK hip hop that much, but...

This record was quite boring for me. The production and general sound of the album can come across as very generic throughout almost the whole thing, with a few standout tunes (specifically Must Be). Even so, the performances are painfully average, with predictable auto-tuned hooks and bars (although a few are quite catchy).

I felt that this album was "back-loaded;" all of the good tracks are on the back end of ... read more
se101
69
UK RAP UK RAP UK RAP

Big Conspiracy is a nice combination of traditional uk rap and more americanized pop rap aesthetics, with sprinklings of Jamaican and African rap. This album is a nice melting pot and worth a listen for fans of artists like Little Simz, Burna Boy, and Jorja Smith.

Big Conspiracy is either a helluva 6/10 or a tentative 7/10
Doublez
65
Recently released from prison, J Hus comes back with a much-awaited second album, which overall, and I'm going to break the ice straight away, rather disappointed me.

I will allow myself some comparisons between J Hus and Dave who are for me the hottest UK grime artists and probably the ones with the most potential. First of all I would like to say that musically they are different artists although they both share the same musical style, but I must admit that they are linked by the fact that ... read more
wainotwhy
80
couple j hus' strangely mesmerising voice with a skillfully crafted dancehall influenced sound, you're left with a stunning album that takes the form of "big conspiracy." his genuine talent in singing, rapping, and songwriting are showcased in every track on this album, and is more than qualified to be a valid representation of the great music birthed in london by its ethnically diverse population!

one of my favourite bars of 2020 so far:
"Everybody look like a secret agent
So I ... read more
65
Some good tunes on here but ultimately J Hus doesn't live up to the standard that he brought on his first album.
60
A nice álbum.
currentjoyys
66
FAVORITE TRACK: Triumph

LEAST FAVORITE TRACK: Must Be

There's definitely more mediocre and bad tracks on this than good. J Hus' flows can either be completely mumbled and inaudible or just very forgetful. Triumph is the main highlight one the album, I feel his rapping at the highest point on the album and the beat is the best one on the album. We also can't overlook the fact J. Hus included the line "Pussy so fire, I made an EP"
Mallimystic
60
It’s cool, the moments that shined the brightest were through his guests unfortunately, a step down from his debut which was fun.
Jeb
50
bruh
KoreanAcidHouse
71
Man's got beat selection, man can sing, flow is alright but some of these bars are laughable. Seriously this thing could be gold if it were somebody else on the tracks but at times it's distractingly comical.

"Protect your chest with body armor
And get the llama from the farmer"

"When you need me, I come there speedy
The pussy so fire, I'm dropping an EP"

"I was in a bad mood until I smoked in a bud
Handle your business, don't brush it under the rug
You wasted my ... read more
bastosjose
75
Fav Tracks: Triumph, Repeat, Must Be, Deeper Than Rap
DudeAreShowerin
58
Favorites: Big Conspiracy, Fight for Your Right, Reckless, No Denying, Deeper Than Rap
Least Favorites: Helicopter, Cucumber, Repeat, One and Only
their_nickname
60
I'll be upfront here. This album is drastically over rated by mainstream critics who want to snatch onto the rise of UK hip hop and grime. Dave, slowthai, Wiley, and Stormzy off the top of my head have released better in very recent history. With that sad, this is not terrible, it's not bad at all really. It's just painfully average. The beats are decent, the lyrics and wordplay is decent....J Hus just isn't saying anything new or exciting. With the depth of people like Dave telling profound ... read more
shenalg01
65
DOnt't know whats with critics and British Urban albums
41
Sooo samey
Rocketmoonlight
90
Bit flat and not all tracks are amazing but this is a solid performing album from one of the best UK rappers, hope to see more from him
Quand0
NR
я ковбой я послушаю
Goba23
40
Not fillin it
NickBrick
55
hey ive heard this one before
spooky_coochie
55
I actually liked some of the beats on here, like on "Triumph" and "Helicopter." lowkey reggaeton beats are usually a win for me. unfortunately, there's a lot of straight up boring/repetitive instrumentation on here ("Cucumber," "Repeat") and the lyrics/delivery are zzzzzzzzz. I'm honestly kinda surprised I made it through the whole thing lol
ARDYReviews
73
Full Album Review:
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/209928-j-hus-big-conspiracy.php

Hus puts out another enjoyable project and still remains one of the brightest artists from the UK. There are aspects of this album where Hus seems more introspective and reflective on life than ever before, which was interesting to hear.
CourtneyiWrite
90
http://inspirenrich.com/j-hus-big-conspiracy-track-by-track-album-review/

Hus delivered on this project without a question and the growth from Common Sence showed me some immense growth in the lyrical storytelling front. This project solidified in my mind he is my faviourate UK artist without a single doubt, there is nobody who can do what he does. Hus chops and changes between gritty road chat “No Denying” to and happy playful fashion “Play Play” he even merges both in ... read more
Goldie
82
This album hits some soul and wouldn't be something your typical trap fan would like. I've read the term "trapfrobeats" to describe the sub genre, I can get with that.
90
Great album
TheRestOfEden
85
Absolutely solid album that hits its highest notes in its reflective tunes.
The dancehall sound of it creates ambience joints that are very pleasant to ears.
Also, a very cohesive work.
82
I understand common critiques of this record such as the songwriting being a little weak, as well as the vocals. For me, these things may be a little bit off here or there, but overall I find this record to be really fun and entertaining despite these occasional faults. I kind of view some of the tracks the same way I do with mumble rap, fun and not really thought provoking, and much like mumble rap, I don’t think everything on this album is intended to be compelling. Some songs are ... read more
79
Similarly to his debut project "Common Sense" this album possesses some great production, this along with smooth flows and some smart lyricism make this a quite strong project from J Hus.

Fav tracks:
Big Conspiracy
Play Play
Reckless

Least fav tracks:
Fortune Teller
Cucumber

Average rating: 7.9
DalekTurret32
79
J Hus' follow-up album sees him look through his heritage and count on God for hope (this is mainly evident in the first few tracks and the last few tracks of the album). The production on this feels more natural compared to the afrobeat style of Common Sense. I really like this shift in production style.
Must Be has a great jazz fusion sound to it that reminds me of the works of Joey Bada$$ in some way. Deeper Than Rap serves as a heartfelt piano-driven track in which Hus looks through ... read more
TeodoreMcgee
55
A combination of afrobeats, r & b, and dancehall, all united by the hip hop vein present in the voice of the recently released from prison J Hus, a sound that has only gained more and more visibility in the international pandorama, however, there are those who know how to do it, as there are those who do not know it, for example, I have to admit that Burna Boy has really shown that he can do it, others, for example Drake, show that the attempt to do it only for "commercial" ... read more
gabe5inko_music
70
Every "oh dang this slaps" moment is accompanied by an "ehh okay" moment. I do like it, and I am new to J Hus so this could grow on me more, but I could see this getting drowned out in the burgeoning UK hip hop scene.
Kaapo
64
Not bad, but leaves you a bit disappointed after "Common Sense". The elements that made Common Sense good are pretty much throwed away on this album and replaced with some slower flows and instrumentals. I mean he doesn't sound bad at any means but it could have been more interesting. Still I feel like I'm going back to some of these tracks, there is a few catchy songs on here. It's decent album, but disappointing
100
Thought provoking and beautifully mixed. Very impressed and very enjoyable.
73
J Hus - Big Conspiracy

(Best)
Big Conspiracy
Play Play
Cucumber
Triumph
Repeat
No Denying
Deeper Than Rap
Fight For Your Right
Reckless
Must Be
Love, Peace and Prosperity
Helicopter
Fortune Teller
(Worst)
RobiBerg
70
This is probably the best project I have heard by J hus. This is a good album wich have a uk Grime rap and african afrobeat vibe. I love the production of this album and the songwriting is also very good. The intro is amazing and so is the outro. The features are also very good and fits this album perfect in my opinion. He have many clever bars in this album. Of course some Songs are weak but mostly the Songs in this album are very good.

+: Big Conspiracy, Fight for your right, play play, ... read more
mbart2
60
The first and final acts save the album from being just another collection of faceless grime songs. This comes as a bit of a disappointment considering J Hus's proven talent and the subject matters he could have rapped about, having just been in prison for 8 months. Having said this, the last 3 tracks are genuinely outstanding, all culminating in the closer Deeper than rap where J Hus is at his most candid and honest.
Favourite track: Deeper than rap
88
Great production, bizzare lyrics and great features. I've always liked J Hus' music, but I didn't LOVE it. Well' now I do. I enjoyed every aspect of this album, It is a truly great album that made me a big fan. Please bless us with another album next year.

Big Conspiracy 10/10
Helicopter 8.5/10
Fight for your Right 8/10
Triumph 8.5/10
Play Play 9/10
Cucumber 8.5/10
Repeat 9/10
Fortune Teller 8/10
Reckless 10/10
No Denying 9/10
Must be 8.5/10
Love, Peace and Prosperity 8.5/10
Deeper Than Rap ... read more
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