Finally Rich

Chief Keef - Finally Rich
Critic Score
Based on 15 reviews
2012 Ratings: #1059 / 1118
User Score
2012 Rank: #146
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
SPIN
Chief Keef did something in 2012 that plenty of people didn’t expect: He persevered. Now he’s done something even more unlikely: He’s made one of the best rap albums of the year, and one of the best major-label debuts in recent memory.
75
Pitchfork

Finally Rich benefits from some professional tweaks in the mix, but otherwise leaves Keef's sound untouched. 

70
Spectrum Culture

Truth be told, the reason why Finally Rich works is because it feels like a fully realized vision.

60
HipHopDX

A fair assessment can see his dangerous character as a product of his environment rather than simple glorification of wrongdoing, with Finally Rich creating entertainment out of hopelessness.

60
XXL
Keef still remains a one-dimensional character, never breaking from the cold, detached charisma that’s defined him.
60
Rolling Stone

Rapping with his affectless slur and bricklayer’s tempo over rolling, mid-speed beats, Keef seems unshakably confident but profoundly directionless.

60
The Guardian
Portentous, monochrome synths, staccato beats and torpid tempos provide a backdrop of cheap grandeur; Keef doesn't so much ride the beat as pace suspiciously alongside it.
60
The Observer
He may not have finished high school yet, but often Keef sounds withered and blank as he swaggers his way through a litany of boasts and threats.
50
AllMusic

It's raw, irresponsible, unforgiving, and often infectious, but the controversial Finally Rich isn't a step forward on any counts.

50
Paste

Sadly, Finally Rich largely falls flat: Keef’s persona feels genuine, but his sentiments feel hollow, his flow robotic and stale.

50
Consequence of Sound

Finally Rich exposes the limits of Keef’s chosen lane and, worse, doesn’t point toward a more optimal route.

50
Exclaim!
The debut album by the drill scene's poster boy, Chief Keef, doesn't quite feel like it's part of a success story.
40
Slant Magazine
Chief Keef is coarse, cold, and lusterless, special only for his extreme embodiment of such qualities.
40
The Needle Drop

On Finally Rich, Chief Keef sit back on some previously released internet hits and a few new cuts to keep the Chicago trap rap star's name out there as we transition into 2013.

40
The Irish Times
Chicago teen Chief Keef's debt to 50 Cent is pretty blatant on his debut album, from the rhymes about hard-chaws and gunplay to the title's tip-of-the-cap to Fiddy's own debut.
BradTasteMusic
88

ha ha ha
ha ha ha
ha ha ha

TomBejoy
85

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Calup
90

Violence- behavior involving physical force intended to hurt, damage, or kill someone or something.

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For instance, as the late ... read more

infinitythecumr
83

good debut for keith

TJpotvin
81

an era defining rap album

Forgemaster
75

THATS THAT SHIT I mildly enjoy

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Track List

1Love Sosa
4:06
97
2Hallelujah
3:02
85
3I Don't Like
4:53
feat. Lil Reese
96
4No Tomorrow
3:10
79
5Hate Bein' Sober
4:40
92
6Kay Kay
3:07
77
7Laughin' To the Bank
3:47
86
8Diamonds
3:05
76
9Ballin'
3:38
68
10Understand Me
4:04
feat. Jeezy
72
113Hunna
3:28
feat. Rick Ross
81
12Finally Rich
4:09
81
Total Length: 45 minutes

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Added on: November 15, 2012