Funeral

Lil Wayne - Funeral
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2020 Ratings: #75 / 81
User Score
Based on 331 ratings
2020 Ratings: #163
January 31, 2020 / Release Date
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Young Money / Label
Trap Rap, Pop Rap / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Young Folks

While Wayne is famously known for grandfathering many of rap’s modern aesthetics, Funeral is just another example of how much better he is than his contemporaries at executing them.

73
Pitchfork

Across the hour, Funeral sounds less like last rites for Wayne and more like a resurrection.

67
Consequence of Sound

For his new decade debut, Wayne takes a “throw everything at the wall and see what sticks” approach, only hitting the target about half the time.

60
NME

The problem with ‘Funeral’ is that there’s no real thread holding the music together.

60
Exclaim!

Funeral proves that Wayne's quick-witted rapping might be the only quality keeping his music enjoyable in today's hip-hop scene.

60
Clash

‘Funeral’ is a mixed bag, and feels more like 24 tracks Lil Wayne had lying around than a coherent project.

60
The Observer

Wayne’s unheralded 13th studio album proves that the 37-year-old’s flow can still be fearsome, even if his edit function remains iffy.

40
The Needle Drop

Not living up to its somber title and introduction, Funeral is another unfocused and bloated album from Lil Wayne.

Inglume
24
C'mon, we really being serious? Let's not beat around the bush. This new surprise Lil Wayne record...it's NOT GOOD. 💥

He just had to do it, didn't he? He just had to wait for that grand opportunity to cash in on some big bucks with this album, huh? Disguising this long-awaited studio record as some sort of grand, important artistic statement worth dissecting, when in reality, it's nothing more than just a dull, monotonous, practically inedible piece of matter devoid of any flavor and ... read more
_zeltrxn17
45
Lil Wayne's Funeral. His first move since his pretty admirable, but slightly bloated back to form C5. But still, I couldn't help but stay skeptical about this one. 24 tracks? Lil Baby? Big Sean? The tracklist isn't the best looking.

Thr first track sets the tone, pretty much similar to what you would expect from an album called Funeral: pretty majestic and haunting. Many tracks carry that tone actually. The intro track would've been much better if Wayne's unenthusiastic singing didn't go on ... read more
barchamb13
45
Some tracks were good. Too bad there was another hour of album after them.
Doofly
60
To be honest I like it, yes it is long but I liked half the songs and some a not that big a problem. Most songs last longer than I would’ve liked it to be, the features felt awkward, production didn’t sound like it had much quality or thought to it. That all being said I still think Wayne had some great rapping with every now and then interesting/funny lyrics. Yeah I can see this album be overhated in a couple weeks mainly because of the length but eh I enjoyed this. Oh and Adam ... read more
AZIZ
63
Wayne rapping his ass off for 75 min and that's pretty much it. He does a Playboi Carti impression on some songs here and there. I wish he scrapped 7-8 of these songs but overall it was a cool listen
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Track List

  1. Funeral
  2. Mahogany
  3. Mama Mia
  4. I Do It (feat. Big Sean & Lil Baby)
  5. Dreams
  6. Stop Playin With Me
  7. Clap For Em
  8. Bing James (feat. Jay Rock)
  9. Not Me
  10. Trust Nobody (feat. Adam Levine)
  11. Know You Know (feat. 2 Chainz)
  12. Wild Dogs
  13. Harden
  14. I Don't Sleep (feat. Takeoff)
  15. Sights and Silencers (feat. The Dream)
  16. Ball Hard (feat. Lil Twist)
  17. Bastard (Satan's Kid)
  18. Get Outta My Head (feat. XXXTENTACION)
  19. Piano Trap
  20. Line Em Up
  21. Darkside
  22. Never Mind
  23. T.O. (feat. O.T. Genasis)
  24. Wayne's World
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