DEMIDEVIL

Ashnikko - DEMIDEVIL
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
User Score
Based on 514 ratings
2021 Ratings: #112
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
DIY

Ten tracks of orgasm-loving, empowering anthems, that pack a punch musically as well as lyrically.

80
NME

A debut album proper in all but name, in fact, ‘Demidevil’ shows that Ashnikko’s far more than a two-trend wonder – with a tank full of intriguing bangers that evade living under ‘Daisy’s formidable shadow.

80
The Line of Best Fit

Demidevil ... sees Ashnikko revel in her playfully acerbic humour, but also explores friendships and the emotional vulnerability behind her facade.

80
Clash

‘Demidevil’ is not one for the faint of heart. Bold and brazen in her approach, Ashnikko leads a mission to champion the strong independent womxn who prioritises their own pleasure over being a slave to a soul sucking relationship.

80
The Observer

Audacious and explicit, Ashton Casey fulfils all the hype on this playful, genre-surfing set.

80
Dork

Anything but boring, the skittish, fast-moving nature of its arrival only speaks to the raw energy of the artist behind it. Big, brash and bold, Ashnikko never pulls a single punch.

70
Gigwise

DEMIDEVIL is definitely a grower, on first few listens it’s good at best...and you’re lying if you don’t feel completely enticed by concluding track ‘Clitoris the Musical.’ 

70
AllMusic

While several tracks are less than essential, the mixtape's best songs are powerful enough to make Demidevil the strongest showing of Ashnikko's formidable skills and uncompromising energy to date.

69
Pitchfork

The 24-year-old alt-pop rapper showcases her newly refined confidence, taking a step toward the pop powerhouse she’s capable of becoming.

60
PopMatters

Demidevil is poised to keep her relentlessly populating the feed in 2021, and with some impressively strong new bangers to boot. But it'll be crucial for Ashnikko to remember the difference between Nicki Minaj and the iLOVEFRiDAYs of the world.

60
The Needle Drop

Demidevil leaves quite some room for Ashnikko's debut album to improve, but does itself have some fun highlights.

Doublez
59
DemiDevil rhymes like a half interesting mixtape where good and bad ideas intertwine, offering in most part of the project a bloated content but which in reality remains a set of wet firecrackers whereas we expected catchy bangers.

Beyond her fairy-tale world, which I honestly can't find an opening in order to be able to fully immerse myself in it, even though I have a lot of admiration for Japanese culture (among others), it must be pointed out that her character and her artistic vision are ... read more
JacksonLerner
79
ashnikko is taking the rap game by storm. she carries herself with an admirable amount of confidence. there’s a distinct attitude and style to her music.

i was hype for this mixtape, and it doesn’t disappoint. the production carries any moments that fall flat. meanwhile, ash retains all attention with her voice being the forefront of the music. the consistency of this mixtape is better than any of her previous releases (although none of the individual tracks slap quite as hard as ... read more
Rater
60
Ashnikko has been under my radar for a while, namely due to the singles that have been leading up to this debut mixtape, as she is presenting a blend of genres that is quite distinctive, truly displaying a signature sound that comes off as thoroughly unique to me, as nothing that I’ve listened to before is quite similar to “DEMIDEVIL”.

I consider that the most focal point of the mixtape is to showcase what she is capable of doing as an artist and not necessarily to propose an ... read more
Scre4meh
70
"Ten tracks of orgasm-loving, empowering anthems, that pack a punch musically as well as lyrically." Yea. No shit.

No PP anthem at the end! 🅿️🅿️ ❌ (i'm sure they like it!)

Ashnikkois a new er artist that is seemingly blowing up after this new debut mixtape (she also has a few EPs from a few years ago) and i can definetly see why, because i like it, for the most.part.

Ignoring the disturbing unsettling cover (not as much as my new profile pic lmao) that somehow fits the ... read more
gopxity
30
I honestly came into this expecting to like it but this was really disappointing. It starts out with an absolute banger in "Daisy" but then the tape immediately falls off a cliff. This whole mixtape is just all over the place with questionable lyrics throughout. The only consistent thing about it is that she wants to orgasm. That's cool and all, but I wish she went into more personal and thoughtful ways of expressing her frustration. Slumber Party, Drunk With My Friends, Little Boy, ... read more
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Track List

  1. Daisy
  2. Toxic
  3. Deal with It
  4. Slumber Party (feat. Princess Nokia)
  5. Drunk with My Friends
  6. Little Boy
  7. Cry (feat. Grimes)
  8. L8r Boi
  9. Good While It Lasted
  10. Clitoris! the Musical
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Added on: August 28, 2020