Playboi Carti - Whole Lotta Red
Dec 25, 2020 (updated Jan 14, 2021)
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Hey, this might still be a bad opinion, but did Shawn Cee say that you get no pussy? Yeah, didn't think so.

It seems like a lot of people are relistening to this and are enjoying it more afterwards. I decided to do this but only felt pain. My overall enjoyment has stayed the same, and the music quality itself is still bad to me. I understand the appeal now. But the album just doesn't cater to my tastes, and I've learned to accept that. Anyways, the review still holds up my opinions, so I won't edit it.

The act of being overrated is if that person or thing is considered to be better or more important than they really are. Example: Playboi Carti is an overrated artist! He sucks!

Are y'all kidding me? Is this what you call good music?

First of all, I'm not a huge fan of being the guy with unpopular opinions, but this is one of the ones I've never really understood. I don't believe Playboi Carti is a good artist. There are a lot of factors to this argument.

Before any of you call me wrong, or that I have bad taste, let me preface this first. I do not care about what you like, if you enjoy this that is perfectly fine. All I want to do is express my opinion on how this is just bad, overrated, and overhyped. Hate me if you want, I couldn't care less.

Alright, here's what I don't like.

The performances... They're bad! His vocal performances are honestly either half-assed or they just sound terrible! The only redeeming factor of Carti is his production, and with his voice he's actually just ruining it. "They can't understand me, I'm talkin Hieroglyphics!", is that really something to boast about? Some of his performances are just laughably bad with his "baby voice" (who's idea was this, they should get fired immediately), and his regular voice is just bad as well! Once again with this project, the production carries. Carti isn't the artist, it's his producers.

I like fun lyricism, it's a great mixup but this is just too over the top. I can't stand when rappers speak on the same topics every single time without any switch up in delivery or anything. Just comes off less creative. It's not fun, it's just dumb, and that's not the same thing. From a musical standpoint, you have to somewhat find that line where it's fun becomes bad, and Carti definitely crossed that line as this is just an hour of that.

Why is the mixing so bad? It's like so bad it's funny! But that doesn't make good music at all... How could you have worked on this album for what, 2 years? And you come out with this? Clearly Carti fans should've waited longer cause this was nowhere being ready for a release. The mixing ruins the production, which is the only redeeming factor here. Good job Carti, you fucked up again!

Now lets talk about one of the biggest problems that doesn't have anything to do with the music, but the release. I honestly feel bad for the fans who had to wait 2 years, constantly being teased to get absolutely nothing, then to it dropping just to be really bad! Does Carti even care about his fans? Y'all hated him a week ago for this stuff and sided with Judah now you all love him again?

All of the features underperformed. Every single one. Even with that, Carti is still the worst on the album, no doubt. Each of them are mediocre to bad, and when put in this album, it's just recipe for disaster. At least you outperformed Carti, which isn't hard to do, at all.

I genuinely can't stand his album honestly, Mario Judah did it better, I don't care what you say!

Other than the production, this album is pretty bad. You all complain about how bad NAV is but you'll bump this.. I'll never understand this guys appeal but whatever. I do hope you all enjoy it more than I did.

Alright, done with my rant, you can rip me a new one in the comments now.
89 Comments
Dec 25, 2020
review coming soon
Dec 25, 2020
shut up ur mom gay lol
Dec 25, 2020
Lmfao is this take really that bad
Dec 25, 2020
Ehhh Die Lit was better but this definitely isn't bad
Dec 25, 2020
Also Carti isnt overrated 😞
Dec 25, 2020
Matt I would like you to know this album was leaked THREE TIMES if the album is bad its entirely the fans fault.
Dec 25, 2020
Definitely agree with the vocal performances part heavily. They are very bland, and annoying as hell, lyrics are also incredibly repetitive and uninspired even if that's not the point. I feel like Carti's niche is over stuff like Slay3r, New N3on, and that Pissy Pamper leak that caught a wave for a while. When he tries to do this distorted weirdo "punk" trap shit I feel like turning him off and going to listen to Negro by Pink Siifu,Death Grips discog, or even some of JPEG's latest stuff. Call me an art hoe but those guys explored these sorts of sounds way better than most of the awfully distorted "edgy" beats and cringy vocal performances on there.

Not knocking anyone who likes this shit either, just how I feel. My roommate damn near fucking lost his mind tonight when that shit dropped and I'm happy for him. I, on the other hand, could barely make it through the album. Guess I wouldn't care as much about discussing it if people didn't hype this dude as the second coming of music.
Dec 25, 2020
its not for everyone. i loved it but i see why people hated it
Dec 25, 2020
Chairs are kinda wacky ngl
Dec 25, 2020
it's all been downhill since the s/t ngl
Dec 25, 2020
i liked it, maybe it'll grow off me but idk...
Dec 25, 2020
@candid completely agree. Not really a guy who usually cares about it but this is unreasonably bad
Dec 25, 2020
I have to agree, to an extent. Yes I'm sorry for calling this a bad take, but yeah you do justify a lot of it as I read through, its a great review for how fast you cooked it up unlike us who shitposted our way to the charts. Sorry. But i do admit the album isn't 35 bad, very dissapointing either way
Dec 25, 2020
@TomBejoy Maybe you're right on the 35. It felt right at the time, will definitely be relistening a fee more times (even if i dont want to) and its fine now we made up, we're forever a dynamic duo 🥵😡😱😓😔😥🥸😖😠😔
Dec 25, 2020
i will find u
Dec 25, 2020
fr we are romeo and juliet if we get banned we get banned together

I think It was the nav line that threw me off at first
Dec 25, 2020
really hoping this becomes a copypasta too
Dec 25, 2020
" carti isn’t the artist, it's his Producers ", sums the whole album up
Dec 25, 2020
@2ManyFaces Essentially, yes
Dec 25, 2020
Filtered
Dec 25, 2020
@jul333s OK
Dec 26, 2020
Amazing review, I 100% agree with everything you said.
Dec 26, 2020
@Blyizz Thank you! Seems like my opinion is a bit unpopular so im glad someone agrees haha
Dec 26, 2020
i agree with everything you said here. very well said. sometimes we have to give producer's credit where it's due
Dec 26, 2020
@imafraidof thank you! The producers carried the album and Carti just fucked around and messed it up imo...
Dec 26, 2020
@Matt That's fax
Dec 29, 2020
Thanks for the re-listen and at least the aoty community can still vibe to mario in peace
Dec 30, 2020
@TomBejoy I never said your videos have to be anti-Pop Smoke, I just think your video was dumb because you were banging a blanket with a hammer and when people do that, they do it to make fun of something
Dec 30, 2020
@TomBejoy Also, I didn't know you loved Pop Smoke but your video called something like "When you realize the woo is gone" came off as disrespectful
Dec 30, 2020
@NoIDMedia its a meme, but it was partially something i sent a friend in early 2020 when pop passed away, and I randomly posted it lmao
Dec 30, 2020
@NoIDMedia that was actually my reaction because i was pissed off when he died lol
Dec 30, 2020
Mattybraps review again 10/10 (jK)
Dec 30, 2020
why on my review @NolDMedia
Dec 30, 2020
@Matt Because @TomBejoy blocked me because I told him making fun of XXXTentacion's death was dumb
Dec 30, 2020
@NolDMedia That probably means he doesn't want to speak to you then
Dec 30, 2020
@New Year New Matt No shit
Dec 30, 2020
@TomBejoy And I'm not sorry for saying your not funny
Dec 30, 2020
@NolDMedia Yeah so my point is, stop trying to make attempts at talking to him since he doesn't want to talk to you
Dec 30, 2020
@New Year New Matt Yeah, I should ignore TomBejoy
Dec 30, 2020
@New Year New Matt TomBejoy is the same guy who defended his XXXTentacion ? deluxe review by saying "iT's A mEmE gOdDaMmIt"
Dec 30, 2020
@NolDMedia 你像便便一樣臭
Dec 30, 2020
@eliiscool5 I'm not sorry that I find disrespecting a dead person not funny
Dec 30, 2020
@NOIDMedia هل تحب الكرات؟
Dec 30, 2020
ディックとボール?多分ナッツのコック?
Dec 31, 2020
@NoIDMedia അവൻ ആരാണ്? AOTY മണ്ടന്മാർ lol
Dec 31, 2020
@New Year New Matt You don't seem like a new version of yourself Matt
Dec 31, 2020
@TomBejoy You're a fool, your reviews are garbage
Dec 31, 2020
@NolDMedia my names a joke and so was what i did there, i don't understand why you took "dick and balls, with cock and maybe nuts" seriously
Dec 31, 2020
New Year New Matt Well, I didn't know your name was a joke
Dec 31, 2020
Ok fart lmao
Jan 1, 2021
@New Year New Matt Your insults are so weak
Jan 1, 2021
Ok fart lmao
Jan 1, 2021
Chode Also, I don't know if your white, but if your white and your sending me a link to a song with the n-word in the song's title to tell me to shut the fuck up, your racist
Jan 1, 2021
@NolDMedia for the love of god man, please just go outside
Jan 1, 2021
¡¿Qué hace?! Actúa como tiene siete años. Cállate, a nadie le importa. ¡Gracias! - Quet
Jan 1, 2021
(Directed at @NoIDMedia lmao)
Jan 1, 2021
@Quet I never said Chode was racist
Jan 1, 2021
No, pero te estoy insultando en broma.
Jan 1, 2021
@NolDMedia you literally said "you're racist" wtf
Jan 1, 2021
People need to respect opinions different from theirs without getting offended... Although I personally might have a different opinion on WRL, I still enjoyed reading this. It’s easy to see this is an album you either love, or you hate. So it’s understandable that it’s not for everyone!

Chill out people please ty!
Jan 1, 2021
@New Year New Matt I never said I was racist, learn how to read
Jan 1, 2021
What? You said "I never said Chode was racist" but before you called Chode racist " Also, I don't know if your white, but if your white and your sending me a link to a song with the n-word in the song's title to tell me to shut the fuck up, your racist" look at those last two words! i never called you racist? I used quotes? What?

At this point, it's 100% you're a troll but honestly it's not funny anymore, and it was never funny. There's a line with trolling on this site, and you've crossed it by attacking specific people. I probably shouldn't be feeding into this but whatever, leave me alone and block me, I'd rather never see your account again, thanks
Jan 1, 2021
The most I've done to you is say fart lmao, i don't get it
Jan 1, 2021
Hey @NoIDMedia you may not be racist, but you are antisemetic! https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/tombejoy/album/94299-hitler-wears-hermes-5/
Jan 1, 2021
@New Year New Matt I said if your white, then your racist and I don't if Chode is white or not
Jan 1, 2021
@Quet I'm not antisemetic, I'm sorry for saying fuck you to TomBejoy, I thought he was jokingly praising HItler because most of TomBejoy's reviews are jokes
Jan 2, 2021
He wasn't praising Hitler lol, also Chode is Chode to answer your question
Jan 2, 2021
@Matt And I realized that, so I apologized
Jan 4, 2021
Thx for the relisten but it actually deserves at least 5 relistens before u can truly realize it's genius
Jan 4, 2021
@pizzagrande Nah trust me I gave it quite a few, not just a second relisten. It's slowly growing on me but it's nowhere near a 70 for me.
Jan 7, 2021
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Jan 7, 2021
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Jan 7, 2021
@OrdinaryPoem Nah, this take is tremendous! I'm sure @Matt went into the album with an open-mind, similar to how I did. The album just wasn't our thing (assuming that @Matt didn't like it that much too), you don't have to be harsh. :)
Jan 7, 2021
@OrdinaryPoem Well, I did say in my edit that I do understand the appeal. Those were my criticisms. Just because I didn't enjoy the album, it doesn't make my thoughts automatically wrong or as you call it "a shit take". Also, me being 15 doesn't matter to this, and if anyones being immature, it's you. Why does it matter if I just don't like this album? I said it doesn't cater to my tastes, and that's where it ends. It's my opinion, it's not "shit taste", music is subjective, and I'm not going to change my opinion because you think it's good, cause I don't think it is.
Jan 7, 2021
I like Weezer : )
Jan 7, 2021
@CLJesse wheezer
Jan 7, 2021
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Jan 8, 2021
@OrdinaryPoem When I asked "is this such a bad take" it was a joke. It's my opinion and you should respect that rather than calling it bad. Also, although I do think it's "fun" (ig) I still don't enjoy it. You should respect that, it's my opinion. Also me not being in a mosh pit doesn't add to this at all..
Jan 8, 2021
Anyways, my opinions don't matter and I'm a stupid ignorant 15 year old who doesn't like fun music.
Jan 8, 2021
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Jan 8, 2021
if the only time u can listen to an album is in a moshpit, it's probably a bad album
Jan 14, 2021
@pizzagrande lol fax
Jan 14, 2021
Thank you Shawn Cee for saying I don't get any pussy in life. You've made my year.
Jan 14, 2021
Shawn Cee sucks, take it as a compliment lmao
Jan 14, 2021
@CLJesse I'm a fan of him but until that, idrk how to feel anymore
Jan 16, 2021
love the review but goddamn the hate comments here are annoying af to me
6h ago
this comment box is a horror movie
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