XXXTENTACION - 17
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Based on 4 reviews
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2017 Ratings: #619
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81
GIGsoup

The controversial Florida artist trades screamo rap for lofi emo, creating one of the year's most interesting albums.

65
Pitchfork

The Florida rapper’s debut album is muted and mired with pain, trauma, and controversy. The reasons it is difficult to listen to can overshadow the need to listen to it.

20
The Needle Drop
X makes his studio debut with an angsty non-album.
BuffaloStaple
28
'by listening to this album you are literally, and I cannot stress this enough...

LITERALLY...

entering my mind'

that isn't what literally means u fuckin moron

stop using depression as a gimmick and start writing listenable music
TomBejoy
30
He caused a "Riot"

He said that people should "Look At Me"

But after the tragedy of "Jocelyn Flores"

He made "changes"

He wanted to "Take a Step Back" from music but returned

He used to say "F*** love", but then he changed his mind

He wanted everyone to have "Hope"

He knew people went through "Depression & Obsession"

He wanted "Revenge" against death, which took his friend away

But he never ... read more
exception
30
A 21 minute LP. This isn't Soundcloud anymore X, make a fucking album that doesn't sound like a bunch of thrown together, half assed ideas. The "depressed" aesthetic of this album is very forced and gimmicky, especially in the attempt to make acoustic folk tracks. I appreciate that he wants to do something different, but he's got to try harder than this to stay relevant.
There is a reason that XXXtentacion is known for Look At Me; it's a hard trap song which uses some more ... read more
MothaOfMotha12
9
*cries in abuse*
FearFlour
0
https://pitchfork.com/thepitch/xxxtentacions-reported-victim-details-grim-pattern-of-abuse-in-testimony/

Please read this. How the industry and the public have allowed him to get this popular and successful bewilders me.
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Added on: July 31, 2017