Tyler, the Creator - Goblin
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Based on 27 reviews
2011 Ratings: #358 / 919
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Based on 644 ratings
2011 Ratings: #266
May 10, 2011 / Release Date
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Pitchfork

What is here is more promise than delivery, yet it's still a game-changing record for indie hip-hop.

80
PopMatters

A massive spoonful of marvelous hip-hop medicine, of the most unnerving, hyperreal humour you may well ever hear.

80
No Ripcord

This is mostly clever, intelligently designed rap, intended to give a greater conceptual sense than mere boasts and anecdotes, which is something too often unseen these days.

73
Beats Per Minute

One thing Tyler can’t be accused of is a shortage of ideas, but the lack of quality control ends up being somewhat problematic.

BradTasteMusic
54
Great concept, horrible album. Soooo much filler. It’s mostly a parody of itself intentionally or not. It drags for soooooo long. I wish it was just a bit shorter. I don’t see myself coming back

The production is awful. It’s all shitty drums in mass reverb that creates a shitty cloud of low ends for Tyler to make every single song about the same thing. Seriously the amount of bars about masturbation... it’s an achievement.

My only enjoyment came from it being so bad ... read more
MothaOfMotha12
24
GOBLINNNN, more more more like TRASH.. ... read more
KIDWITHGUNs
49
Bad

Unfathomable how Tyler went from this to Flower Boy, his evolution is crazy.

I wish I didn't give this album a chance, I think he mentions masturbation like… 3 or 4 times in the album, bullshit like that makes this album leave a bad taste in your mouth.

It's a pretty worthless listen, there are moments of incredible experimental instrumentals. But this guy has no demand for attention, I can't take him seriously at this point.

Underwhelming second half, underwhelming ... read more
okcomputer12127
65
Fav Songs: Yonkers, Fish, Au79

Least Fav Songs: Bitch Suck Dick and Analog
IvoBraga
68
i'm a fucking walking paradox...

NO I'M NOT
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Year End Lists

#35/DIY
#48/No Ripcord

Track List

  1. Goblin 
  2. Yonkers 
  3. Radicals 
  4. She (feat. Frank Ocean) 
  5. Transylvania 
  6. Nightmare 
  7. Tron Cat 
  8. Her 
  9. Sandwitches (feat. Hodgy Beats) 
  10. Fish / Boppin Bitch 
  11. Analog (feat. Hodgy Beats) 
  12. Bitch Suck Dick (feat. Jasper Dolphin & Taco) 
  13. Window (feat. Domo Genesis, Frank Ocean, Hodgy Beats & Mike G) 
  14. AU79 
  15. Golden 
  16. Burger (feat. Hodgy Beats) [Bonus Track] 
  17. Untitled 63 [Bonus Track] 
  18. Steak Sauce [Bonus Track]
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