Migos’ second studio album suffers from the same setbacks surrounding their initial ascent to stardom as a result of quickly being overshadowed by celebrities with considerably higher influence.
The synth filled rhythmic joyride picks up where Albarn left off in 2010’s Plastic Beach.
As the film progresses jokes become more familiar, with punchlines hitting harder than earlier delays. Raunchy dialogue emulates the city’s own atmosphere. Good enough for a matinee Tuesday if you have an easygoing sense of humor.
Suitable for supermarket stereos and an afternoon rendezvous, Gaye’s universal appeal is exemplified on this magical record.
Shawn Carter plays box office chess accompanied by the one for them, one for me model delivering a mixed bag of results unable to reach the heights of his 2001 masterpiece.
The 1963 release contains emotional compositions, samples favored among hip hop artists, and “noise” critical of the genre.
GoldLink continues to supplement his reputation of delivering carefully slick movement alongside euphoric production with the help of Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy.