Feb 10, 2024 (updated Feb 16, 2024)
85
Kanye destroying the washed allegations

This record really exceeded my expectations. Kanye is taking the dystopian trap sound he began to develop in the unfinished “Donda 2” mixing it with the attitude and more soulful/house sound of his unfinished collab album with James Blake “War”. All of that combined with some Yeezus and Ty Dolla $ign and you get "Vultures"

From the beautiful intro “Stars”, to the eerie grooviness of “Paid” to the transcendent “Back to Me”, “Beg Forgiveness” and “Good (Don't Die)” and anthemic “Carnival” the sound of this LP is unique and unrecognizable

With exception of the title track which although better in the context of the album is still nothing special every song is consistently great, creative and although very different and unique still fitting in the aesthetic of the record

In a moment where Hip Hop felt awfully stagnant Ye is here to shake things up. Vultures is experimental, raw, unapologetic and inevitable

Sidenote : Although I really enjoy what this album does musically we shouldn’t ignore Kanye’s recently awful comments and behavior. It’s disrespectful and hatred spreading

Favorites—> Beg Forgiveness, Burn, Carnival, Hoodrat, Good (Don't Die), Problematic, King, Back To Me and Stars

54 Comments
2w
the paperwork beat is SO hard
2w
Glad you enjoyed this but I don't see Punk ANYWHERE on this album, lol.
2w
@curbicon I don’t necessarily mean punk influences but it definitely has the same punk edge Yeezus had with some of these industrial instrumentals
2w
I'm happy that Kanye works with James Blake again.
2w
It aint an 84 cmon now
2w
@ProWresGuy Paperwork goes crazy ๐Ÿ”ฅ
2w
@yk3 you’re right, it’s even higher. nd why are you acting like it’s impossible to think this is an 84? ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ
2w
ΝΑΙ ΡΕ ΜΑΝΟ ΝΑΙ
2w
this review is great king keep it up ๐Ÿ‘
2w
The “I fucked a Jewish bitch” line is cringe as hell tho
2w
that lines reminds me of that central cee line but more unhinged lol
2w
guy whos only heard yeezus before: "getting a lot of yeezus vibes from this project..."
2w
Heavy doses of copium detected
2w
In a world where Scaring the Hoes, Burning Desires, Quaranta and Integratedd Tech Solutions all came out in 2023, how are you going to say that hip hop was stagnant?
2w
lets be real to ourselves just for moment
2w
@unavailable I meant mainstream hip hop. The underground is always exciting
2w
Words say nothing.
2w
least biased Kanye dickrider
2w
@JoeHogan when we speak about new Ye album, almost everybody is somewhat biased. It's impossible to not know the background behind album, Ye's actions and antics
2w
bro said Paid was a groovy track ๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€๐Ÿ’€
2w
this aged poorly
1w
@Eedeeot_boii079 literally in what way๐Ÿ’€
1w
Kanye destroying the washed allegations
1w
brother he is so washed he's out of shower gel
1w
He immediately ruins all the beauty of the intro by ham fisting an anti-semetic bar in lmao what is this
1w
get off of Kanye's dick, this shit is ass and you know it. stop coping.
1w
You're definitely deaf, right ?
1w
no offense but what are you talking about
1w
Lmao all the green check marks coming in after Fantano dropped his review
1w
Doing tricks on it
1w
Great review, not sure why all the elitists are coming in and acting like you're stupid for liking the album now
1w
bruh i know Kanye is an asshole and this is not his best album but why are people mad at bro for liking the album and calling him deaf lmaoooo
1w
@thearcticchxld I didn’t change my rating
1w
All the chronically online nerds coming in saying Manos is riding Kanye's meat are riding Mano's meat and loving it ong ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™
1w
its so corny to insult someone for liking something while giving valid reasons
1w
@SaintCameron @hayden:// I just think people are a bit too passionate right now and showing it in the wrong ways. As I said musically this thing is pretty damn great :)
1w
saying he destroyed the washed allegations with this is uhh interesting ๐Ÿ˜ญ
1w
While I think you’re glazing a tad, your review is a lot closer to this album’s actual score than a lot of the other top reviews, lol. Even if you give the antisemitic songs zeroes, the album is still at least a 5/10.

I’ve listened to some seriously terrible stuff (Mr. Girl album for one) and this does not at all sound anywhere near that bad.
1w
great review, sorry you're getting hate over an opinion
1w
valid review!
1w
this is how positive reviews of this album should be written. you don't put down other people and it doesn't really feel like meatriding. nice job.
1w
@thearcticchxld yeah. although i disliked the album, everyone is entitled to their own opinion.
1w
fantano bots tearing you apart for this one
1w
the fantano burner accounts need to get off this comment section lmaoo
1w
Solid positive review
1w
i hate this album, but i respect your take, i can see people liking this.
5d
everyone on aoty switching up after fantano thanks for actually reviewing the album lmao
4d
@santropez no problem :))
3d
Great review.
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