Lil Darkie - YIN
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Based on 63 ratings
2020 Ratings: #520
Liked by 2 people
May 18, 2020 / Release Date
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MothaOfMotha12
0
I know this user community is wack as fuck and a bunch of kids bc this has a bunch of ratings but gown up rap like Hus Kingpin - Gunpowder, Al Divino & Estee Nack - IMMORTALKOMBAT, and Henny L.O. & Ohbliv - Sages have 0
DeadeyeRaccoon
88
Lil Darkie continues to show constant improvement, delivering intense scream rap bangers mixed with more chilled-out vibe tracks. All of this on top of a sonic shift with a different producer, SOLSA, makes for a super fun and interesting mixtape.

Rating - Great (80-89/100)
notbuzzzila
85
GREAT

I loved Lil Darkie's last album, but YIN is even better. It's definitely more cohesive, refining TDNE's ideas and improving on its flaws. His music continues to become more abstract in some respects, although tracks like DUNNO are some of his more accessible tunes in a while. Don't get me wrong, though, that's not a criticism at all. DUNNO is one of my favorite songs on YIN. It's just not some kinda industrial rage fest. If you want that, I'd recommend FAGHOT, which appears as the ... read more
elitimesfour
50
Very disappointed by this release. After the white-hot energy darkie showed on 'THIS DOES NOT EXIST', this release is a noticeably more mellow and chilled out project, but also a much more forgettable and by-the-numbers release. I will say, I was impressed by darkie's lyrical improvement on this album, and I appreciate darkie diversifying his style, with this more chilled out vibe having the potential to work really well if the production had more variety and was a lot more original, which ... read more
JustSomeGuy
29
Who would have guessed that if Lil Darkie held back on the chaos that his fanbase would turn on him?

The only reason I listened to this was because I'm really interested in seeing him improve. THIS DOES NOT EXIST, as much as I didn't like it, did have a few moments that showed promise, like if he actually spent the time actually coming up with original ideas and not just spewing edgy shit for the sake of it then he might actually become the rapper so many claim he is. And in YIN's defense, it ... read more
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Track List

  1. Dunno
  2. Whoop
  3. Spit
  4. Aussie
  5. Butthead
  6. Mushroom
  7. Chet
  8. Stop
  9. Red Dot
  10. Faghot
  11. Right On
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Added on: May 18, 2020