AOTY 2018
XXXtentacion - 17
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 402 ratings
2017 Ratings: #625
August 25, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Bad Vibes Forever, EMPIRE / Label
Alternative R&B / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

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
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
tynhe
NR
Album so bad that I can use it's title for the score to tell you how bad it is.
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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MISC LISTS

/XXL (Hip Hop)

Track List

  1. The Explanation
  2. Jocelyn Flores
  3. Depression & Obsession
  4. Everybody Dies in Their Nightmares
  5. Revenge
  6. Save Me
  7. Dead Inside (Interlude)
  8. Fuck Love (feat. Trippie Redd)
  9. Carry On
  10. Orlando
  11. Ayala (Outro)
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Added on: July 31, 2017