Best of 2021

slowthai - TYRON
slowthai
TYRON
82
Feb 21
JPEGMAFIA - EP2!
JPEGMAFIA
EP2!
75
Feb 15

Recent Ratings

WRLD - Chase It
WRLD
Chase It
86
Feb 21
slowthai - TYRON
slowthai
TYRON
82
Feb 21
JPEGMAFIA - EP2!
JPEGMAFIA
EP2!
75
Feb 15
Glasser - Ring
Glasser
Ring
90
Jul 4

Pinned Review

Kuru -
88
I didn't expect to enjoy this album as much as I did, as it is an album in which a lot of creative voices could easily clash with their different ideas of how the album should sound like, but that didn't happen. I loved almost every track on the album, but JID really did outshine the rest of the Dreamville squad and JID had me wondering after every verse when he would come again. Nevertheless, the rest of Dreamville still did really good, an example of excellent work is the verse of Johnny ... read more

Recent Reviews

Kuru -
42
This album is extra disappointing, because you know Kid Cudi can definitely do better than this, but the first half of the album is mostly very generic trap and the melodies are uninspired as hell. “She Knows This” and “Dive” are perfect examples of this. The album is definitely listenable, but it doesn’t have memorable to cling onto, to come back and listen to this album again.

The song “Show Out” is just an unfortunate cash-grab, as anyone could ... read more
Kuru -
0
"Experimental music"
Kuru -
80
I might be saying the obvious here, but I feel like this EP serves the purpose of being the prelude to his next album and this kind of serves as an I told you so. I told you so in the way that he thinks that this next album is going to dignify releasing this EP, because the album is going to be that good (and it might be). He spends a lot of the lyrics on being the savior of rap and bragging that this album is going to be here at the exact right time (at least that’s what I am reading ... read more
Kuru -
92
I really recommend this album to anyone who enjoys gorgeous vocals, original song-writing (in my opinion at least, Favorite Mistake is a beautiful and poetic example of this) and great melodies. The production is minimalistic, which is not bad, as I think it adds to the atmosphere Giveon is trying to create on this album. Honestly this guy is criminally underrated and I think he'll only grow to be bigger the coming years. I think Drake has uncovered a gem on "Dark Lane Demo Tapes", so ... read more
Kuru -
95
wow, this album is just.. incredible. If there's an album I'd have to call woke, it's this one. This is an extremely impressive work of art and they couldn't have released this at a better time. This is important. This is the purpose music should serve: to empower, to entertain and to inform. A great example of this is 'walking in the snow'.

Thematically and lyrically this album is a 10/10 and the production/delivery could grow on me to become a 10/10 as well, it would not surprise me, because ... read more

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Feb 15, 2021
Thanks for following!!!!
Dec 13, 2020
hey there, im making
a list, what is your album
of the year? and can

you make a haiku
on why it is your choice too?
thank you very much
Nov 14, 2020
hmm cool lmao
Nov 8, 2020
wanna join our discord
Nov 6, 2020
Supp!

As some of you may know I've tried a challenge like this before, but I failed miserably after not caring about some records I needed to listen too.
So it's time to start the second challenge and be a little less ambitious, I will listen rate and review an album every Monday and Friday, which I normally wouldn't cover.
This is where the point of the challenge comes in, I will try to broaden my musical experience by giving certain genres a change, which I normally would write off as "it's not really my thing".
I hope you guys in the AOTY community will help me, again, on this journey!

This challenge will start on Friday the first in January, so I will give myself some time gathering all the records from you guys! I hope this will turn out better this time!

Genres I listen to on the daily are: Hip-Hop, Rap, Trap-Metal, Indie-Pop and R&B. So, any record that's not within that certain genre may be recommended!

Thank you :))
Jul 4, 2020
@Kuru wow thank you so much for welcoming me, i'm so flattered to read these replies
Jun 6, 2020
Hello There! I have a new song out called "Lucy" it's not gonna be on my new album, but hopefully you will still like it

Anyways, here's the link to listen: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1Qeo8QhWkJ7UY-s2lgSDFeee71RjDcZZ-

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/249495-the-dog-will-sing-tonight-lucy.php
May 3, 2020
Hey, I have a song out! When you have the chance to, please give it a listen. This is a collaboration between my friend Martin and me. It would be nice if you give it a review or rating. I would love to read what you think.

"Spleen & Lockdown" is OUT NOW on soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-212778236/spleen-lockdown
May 1, 2020
Hello fellow man/woman/pronoun, what’s your favorite album to exercise to? I’m gonna put all the submissions into a list and listen to pick the most uplifting tracks and organize them into the AOTY Workout Playlist 2020.
Apr 18, 2020

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*I suck at writing reviews*

I really love listening to music and honestly it’s mostly hiphop until now, but I mean the rest of this account shows me trying out new genres and rating the albums. I guess this account shows my attempts to delve into other sorts of music. If I had to say so myself, I’d say those attempts are succeeding pretty well.

My average rating is around 6.8 so I guess overall I'm pretty positive about music.

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