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90
Clash
‘The Family’ is the perfect BROCKHAMPTON album. It has a flawless balance on energy fuelled moments with more melancholic ones, and the departure in sound from previous efforts makes for a compelling full listen.
80
The Line of Best Fit
There’s a sense that going out with intention freed them up creatively like never before.
80
NME
Billed as their “final” album (despite a last-minute bonus release), the climax of the hip-hop collective’s prolonged goodbye sees Kevin Abstract take the mic to deliver their last words.
80
The Telegraph

For a group who found fame as a collective, The Family strangely sees Abstract as the only featured vocalist, reflecting and venting on the band’s turbulent journey.

80
AllMusic

Ending this part of their story with grace and simplicity, The Family is not only a thank-you letter to fans but to the guys themselves -- a band of brothers who came, conquered, and clocked out while still on top.

80
Rolling Stone
The ambitious rap collective ends on a nostalgic, honest, and introspective note.
72
Pitchfork
The purported final album from the chart-topping hip-hop collective chronicles their rise and accelerated decline through the lens of a mercurial Svengali.
70
DIY
Billed as the band’s final album, ‘The Family’ is an alluring, Kevin Abstract-heavy affair. But as ever with the group, is this truly the end?
60
Slant Magazine

For better or worse, The Family may, paradoxically, be Brockhampton’s most honest and adventurous effort since their debut.

60
Evening Standard

There’s plenty of intrigue here for gossipy fans to dissect, but for those who simply want to hear a great group in fine flow, TM is the better bet.

40
The Needle Drop
Unflattering farewells from the boyband.
MattsReviews
70

Kevin be like, "I did it all for The Family", then releases a solo album and is like "I did it for me."

He's straight up the one who knocks

Kevin in the ... read more

PipePanic
95

Welp. I'm biased.

No, it's not just because Kevin hates Reddit. I really do mean it.

Brockhampton, as some of you may be aware if you’ve interacted with me or my music before, has been one of the most demonstrably impactful artists for me back in 2017/2018. Back then, I was very new to trying to interact with music on a broader sense, trying to expand my musical taste outside of the Alt-Rock I was used to at the time, and while I had heard Hip Hop music before (obviously) and loved it ... read more

chinz
90

im [not] done with this [very good] band bruh. been riding on this shit for 5 years, since the sat trilogy. im [not] done w this bullshit now i [am] listening to it [because it has already come out and it is very very good]. fuck this shit dude [jokingly].

Mohamedmahmoud
63

Brockhampton - The Family
Experimental Hip Hop
November 17, 2022

6.5 /10

Favourite tracks :
RZA
All That
Southside
BROCKHAMPTON

MIKEYDEVIL
74

Its Kevin Abstracts album, I will now be waiting patiently for someone to correct this clear and obvious typo. Not bad album though.

noshad
70

i didnt cry (-̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥᷄_-̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥̥᷅ )

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Track List

1Take It Back
2:17
80
2RZA
2:12
82
3Gold Teeth
1:46
80
4Big Pussy
2:20
88
5All That
2:46
81
6(Back From The) Road
1:34
70
7Basement
1:13
67
8Southside
1:21
65
9Good Time
1:51
76
1037th
2:15
79
11Boyband
1:44
79
12Any Way You Want Me
1:31
78
13The Family
2:55
86
14Prayer
1:45
77
15My American Life
1:27
73
16The Ending
1:48
84
17Brockhampton
4:32
91
Total Length: 35 minutes
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Added on: April 17, 2022