blkswn

Smino - blkswn
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Based on 97 ratings
2017 Ratings: #247
March 14, 2017 / Release Date
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70
Exclaim!

His debut album, blkswn, is an impressive mix of smart rapping and crowd-pleasing, futuristic R&B grooves that, oddly enough, don't sound too much like any other genre-blenders out right now.

smallpeeble
74
i'm taking study notes rn for my physics course and i haven't realized i finished this album to an entire one sitting. this proves me that this LP is good for studying/relaxing! 😌😃

faves:
1. netflix and dusse
2. father son holy smoke
3. anita
4. blkswn
5. amphetamine
Skaut
75
First time listen can be quite overwhelming seeing the versatilty that Smino has. But after a few listens it's really enjoyable to have a lot of variation in one single track. There's a nice flow on the album that's achieved through linking the ending and beginning of some tracks together. Only big negative is that a certain direction is missing on the album, which gives a lot of tracks feel like filler.
87
This has some filler songs and some cringy lyrics rarely, but they are there. That is the only thing holding this back from a 10, fuck this is good. His singing is actually pleasing contrary to alot of other singer/rapper combos and again contrary to his contemporaries he has incredible personality and double entendres that make you smile or laugh. THis album is full of quotables, truly this is full of catchy songs and melodies. Yet, that does not mean it is vapid, there are many more ... read more
therawreviewer
70
favs: spitshine, anita, father son holy smoke, b role, blkoscars, blkswn, innamission
Least fav: Ricky millions
CxAylward
44
i had a heard time finishing this
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Track List

  1. Wild Irish Roses
  2. Maraca
  3. Glass Flows (feat. Ravyn Lenae)
  4. Flea Flicka (feat. Bari)
  5. Spitshine
  6. Netflix & Dusse
  7. Anita
  8. Lobby Kall
  9. Edgar Allan Poe'd Up (feat. theMIND)
  10. Father Son Holy Smoke
  11. B Role
  12. Blkoscars (feat. Jay2)
  13. blkswn
  14. Long Run (feat. Via Rosa)
  15. Innamission
  16. Silk Pillows (feat. Akenya)
  17. Ricky Millions (feat. Drea Smith)
  18. Amphetamine
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Added on: March 14, 2017