The Voice

Lil Durk - The Voice
Critic Score
Based on 1 review
User Score
Based on 64 ratings
2020 Ratings: #889
December 24, 2020 / Release Date
LP / Format
Alamo / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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60
AllMusic

Made up of melodic flows, ominous trap beats, and strong showings from several guest artists, The Voice is a further step in the direction that Durk has been moving in with recent projects, with even more refined production and smoother performances.

pizzagrande
25
this is not it, coming from someone who kinda liked his last album. lil durk has potential for great delivery and bars but falls into the melodic-rapper trap where they think experimentation will hinder their songs ability go viral or something
Cry
65
'The Voice' is an album that was lost in the process of making it, which was why this album was so average. Lil Durk is a rapper that seemed to have his mainstream moment in the second half of the year, although ended up delaying his album multiple times, after getting a Drake feature that put the spotlight on him. Beef with 6ix9ine and King Von's death transformed this album into something a lot different than it was intended to be as everything seemed to be put together in last few weeks, ... read more
Scre4meh
60
Ngl, i expected it to be better.

It isn't bad for Durk's standards, but i wanted more energy and less melodic trap songs with samey beats and lyrics. He got some nice vocals though and most of the album is actually quite consistent (around 6-7) so the lows really aren't too low for the sub-genre, but they are WAYYY too safe. He played it too safe and made a lot of similar songs, creating a messy sorta boring listen.

Even so, i kinda like it? I don't know, like damn, i fw Durkio and his music ... read more
Case
55
I liked Durk’s feature on the Drake single and kinda liked his “The Voice” single, so I was hoping Lil Durk would finally impress me with a project. But this is just another helping of the generic melodic trap I was hoping we didn’t get.

Yeah there are some occasional highlights, but for the most part there isn’t really much that’s interesting on here. It’s not necessarily bad, but between the bland production, the typical songwriting, and the standard ... read more
Muratka
55
The new installment by Lil Durk does have hooks to grab onto, but the number is too limited.
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Track List

  1. Redman
  2. Refugee
  3. Death Ain’t Easy
  4. The Voice
  5. Backdoor
  6. Still Trappin’ (ft. King Von)
  7. Stay Down (ft. 6LACK & Young Thug)
  8. Free Jamell (ft. YNW Melly)
  9. Misunderstood
  10. Not The Same
  11. India Pt. 3
  12. Coming Clean
  13. Going Strong
  14. Changes
  15. Lamborghini Mirrors (ft. Booka600)
  16. To Be Honest
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Added on: August 29, 2020