This is just another Drake album.
That is the sentence I've seen most people use when describing this album, seeing it as a negative.
What even is a "Drake album"? For most, it's an album with smooth, sometimes too soft production with a lot of reverb, minimal structure, a blend of rap and R&B that doesn't have much to it as a concept. Certified Lover Boy perfectly fits this description. Yet, I think it's by far the best of its kind.
I went into this album hoping to dislike it. ... read more