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80
Tiny Mix Tapes

Like the works of its humble forebears Lil B and the venerable Soulja Boy, Lil Boat is the kind of music that does not need to make a case for its own value, only judged on the intangible, absurdist metrics of its self-contained universe.

70
The Needle Drop
Atlanta rapper and auto-tuned crooner Lil Yachty somehow inserts a feeling of innocence into the trap world with his odd voice and blissful production on this breakout mixtape.
48
Pitchfork

There isn’t a single thing Lil Yachty’s doing that someone else isn't doing better, and in richer details. On Lil Boat, his debut mixtape, he makes a grating mess of these varying influences.

bEn1
60

This is happy, fun and careless and while I think that does make it quite a unique experience, I still think there are a lot of generic trap elements to this mixtape. "Intro" was a nice start, showing the different sides of Yachty and the second part was so weird but just kinda made me laugh in the end. I hated "Minnesota" when I first heard it but that terribly sung hook really stuck in my head and now I just appreciate how stupid yet innocent this song is. "One ... read more

MusicGod
90

trap classic. Yachty has always been one of my favorites since he came onto the scene, and this album is the main reason why. I just love this tape

CameronFriezer
63

Tracklist:

Favourite: Good Day (feat. Skippa da Flippa)
Worst: Minnesota (feat. Quavo, Skippa da Flippa & Young Thug)

1. Intro - 6
2. Wanna Be Us (feat. thegoodperry) - 8
3. Minnesota (feat. Quavo, Skippa da Flippa & Young Thug) - 4
4. Not My Bro - 4
5. Interlude - (not included)
6. Good Day (feat. Skippa da Flippa) - 8
7. Up Next 2 (feat. Big Brutha Chubba & Byou) - 6
8. Never Switch Up - 6
9. One Night - 7
10. Out Late - 6
11. F*cked Over - 8
12. I’m Sorry (feat. ... read more

Wilzyx
80

So fun. So upbeat. I love love love the beats. His vocals and lyrics are still witty.

myles888
66

Lil Yachty's bubbly personality shines through on his debut mixtape.

Intro - 6.1
Wanna Be Us (feat. The Good Perry) - 6.8
Minnesota (feat. Quavo, Skippa Da Flippa & Young Thug) - 6.7
Not My Bro - 5.6
Interlude - 6.2
Good Day (feat. Skippa Da Flippa) - 6.4
Up Next 2 (feat. Big Brutha Chubba & Byou) - 7.1
Never Switch Up - 7.3
One Night - 7.2
Out Late - 7.4
Fucked Over - 6.8
I'm Sorry (feat. The Good Perry) - 5.7
We Did It - 6.6

Overall Rating - 6.6

"Lil Boat" by Lil Yachty / ... read more

zxmatheus
70

His newer stuff really put this in perspective, huh?

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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Wanna Be Us (feat. thegoodperry)
  3. Minnesota (feat. Quavo, Skippa da Flippa & Young Thug)
  4. Not My Bro
  5. Interlude
  6. Good Day (feat. Skippa da Flippa)
  7. Up Next 2 (feat. Big Brutha Chubba & Byou)
  8. Run / Running
  9. Never Switch Up
  10. One Night
  11. Out Late
  12. F*cked Over
  13. I’m Sorry (feat. thegoodperry)
  14. We Did It

Year End Lists

#12/Tiny Mix Tapes
#14/Dummy
#16/Noisey
#24/Pigeons & Planes
#31/Complex
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Added on: March 9, 2016