The Never Story

J.I.D - The Never Story
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 767 ratings
2017 Ratings: #116
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10 Day Album Swap (w/ @theryanhimself)

Day 5

Didnt really know what to expect from J.I.D., but damn, I can really see why people like this guy. I mean, sure, on a couple of tracks, he sounds and feels like a bootleg Kendrick Lamar, but still, he does have some damn good moments on here, like "NEVER" and "Hereditary". Features were also really great as well, they had some pretty great performances, and the production was p good on these tracks. There are a few things ... read more


Jid manages to create his own unique style with his debut album which many rappers struggle to do as quick as jid could. His electric flows and insane rhyme schools are extremely impressive on tracks like NEVER,LAUDER and general.

The production on the lp is really cool, they're all extremely diverse and there is a decent amount of variety. somebody in particular has a really funky, uplifting beat which never fails to put me in a good mood. There are also tracks like NEVER which has a really ... read more


I really need to listen to more lyrical hip hop


He has more letters in his name than songs I don't like by him.


solid asf


Cool, but not "this dude has it and is destroying the competition with it" cool. More "this dude is slowly figuring out but if he ever puts it all together, he's gonna be a menace" cool. NEVER into EdEddnEddy into D'vision into Hereditary.. man, hearing that run of four straight tracks, I can understand someone getting a bit overly excited. He's more well known for his jittery, stop-and-start flows that sound lovely over nearly everything, but his slower moments showcase a ... read more

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Track List

  1. Doo Wop
  2. General
  3. NEVER
  4. EdEddnEddy
  5. D/vision (feat. EARTHGANG)
  6. Hereditary
  7. All Bad (feat. Mereba)
  8. Underwear
  9. 8701 (feat. 6LACK)
  10. Hoodbooger
  11. Somebody
  12. LAUDER

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Added on: March 10, 2017