AOTY 2020

So Help Me God!

2 Chainz - So Help Me God!
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 157 ratings
2020 Ratings: #760
Liked by 3 people
November 13, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Def Jam / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

60
Clash

A record of diverse highs and lows, ‘So Help Me God’ finds the Atlanta MC revelling in his major league status, flipping through ideas at a stunning rate across its 15 strong tracklisting.

60
NME

‘So Help Me God!’ showcases the good and bad of 2 Chainz: an artist laser focused on punchlines and bangers who can be inconsistent when he has to fill an entire album with both.

Rater
56
Okay, so, I'm just indifferent towards this. The first two tracks were a perfect way to demonstrate what 2 Chainz is capable of assembling but the rest of the songs are just worst versions of those two tracks with more generic beats and less impressive performances, softer tracks that don't match 2 Chainz's tone or tracks that are bloated with dispensable features that don't blend well with 2 Chainz.
I can appreciate the more mellow approach he took with a lot of the tracks on the backend of ... read more
MattsReviews
55
So Help Me God, Please Make 2 Chainz Make Something Good For Once!
Scre4meh
60
Are those...are those poop stains on the cover?

"I had that pussy pissin' once I hit that kidney" ~Tity Boi
So,2 Chainz dropped another album and i gotta say this is decent. It's definetly better then his collaborative project "No Face No Case" ,which was his last drop before this (that one was a huge miss). The production on "So Help Me God!" is much better then in his previous works,those samples just hit different fr, and his flows seem much more cleaner,plus ... read more
Case
65
The more emotional and personal songs are surprisingly good, but they aren’t enough to make up for the weaker points.

I love 2 Chainz and I really enjoyed his last album, but this is just not what I know he is capable of. It’s not bad and is decent, but neither him or the features he brings come through with a lot that is interesting. The beats can be really good, but this just feels a step backwards for 2 Chainz overall.

Fav Tracks: Grey Area, Money Maker, Can’t Go For ... read more
ChildishBambino
57
Nothing special or unexpected here. 2 Chainz seems to be playing it safe, and it has resulted in an enjoyable but very forgettable album. Here and there you can hear little dollops of potential, almost as if the album is mocking you with what it could have been. It's like if someone were to wave a freshly baked deliciously gooey chocolate brownie under your nose, only to chuck it in the bin and give you a reasonably tasty but slightly stale brownie from a week ago instead.

The highs are ... read more
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Year End Lists

#21/Complex

Track List

  1. Lambo Wrist
  2. Grey Area
  3. Save Me (ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again)
  4. Money Maker (ft. Lil Wayne)
  5. Can't Go For That (ft. Lil Duval & Ty Dolla $ign)
  6. Feel A Way (ft. Brent Faiyaz & Kanye West)
  7. Quarantine Thick (ft. Mulatto)
  8. Ziploc (ft. Kevin Gates)
  9. Free Lighter (ft. Chief Keef & Lil Uzi Vert)
  10. Toni
  11. Southside Hov
  12. Vampire
  13. YRB (ft. Rick Ross & Skooly)
  14. Wait For You To Die
  15. 55 Times
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Added on: August 14, 2020