Twenty Nine

K.A.A.N. - Twenty Nine
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Based on 44 ratings
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February 16, 2020 / Release Date
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Hip Hop / Genres
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I genuinely think KAAN just doesn’t miss. This album isn’t anything really standout or anything but nonetheless a good addition to his discography. This man DOESNT MISS.
I think K.A.A.N. would benefit from taking time and working on one focused album instead of cranking out 5 projects a year that are carried solely by his impressive rapping ability.

Favorite tracks: Last Stop
Least favorite: Indecent Decor
K.A.A.N. seems big on skill at rapping, but very low on ideas.

The guy has a huge catalogue for how new he still is. He's going over pretty good production and raps well enough. For that alone this is an enjoyable listen when it's on, and I definitely can't take that from K.A.A.N.

But very little here feels innovative or new. Apart from the distorted production on Indecent Decor or the breakdown on Hibernation, I'm just getting massive Kendrick Lamar vibes here. Maybe some E-40 worship in the ... read more
This is a good project by the underdog K.A.A.N, im still annoyed that his style sounds a lot like Kendrick's here, but his flows and bars are really underrated, the main issue is that this album is one of his most inconsistent, he should probably take more time to produce his records.
This would have been a more celebrated album if it was released in 2011. Kaan spends the first half of this record ripping off Kendrick's flow with a touch of E-40 to top it off. The production marries East & West coast ideas and it's not that bad most of the time. My issue is how serious this record takes itself. There a lot of red flags here lyrically: "im here to save the rap game, the government is mean, im here to spit real shit" etc...
Just because you use big words doesn't ... read more
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Track List

  1. Observation
  2. A Step Ahead
  3. What's the Word
  4. Indecent Decor
  5. Night Owl
  6. Meek Interview
  7. Timeless
  8. Banter
  9. Stadium Status
  10. Low Tones
  11. Hibernation
  12. Higher
  13. Last Stop
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Added on: February 17, 2020