Good kid, m.A.A.d city is the amazing sophomore album from Grammy award winning artist Kendrick Lamar. The project is one of the best rap albums of the past decade, period.
The album is a masterpiece, containing stories of growing up in Compton in an era where artists like Tupac and Biggie were witnessed in their prime and where Hip-Hop as a genre went through some of its biggest changes yet. The project shows Kendrick’s past, laid over perfect west coast beats and flawless flows.
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Big Sean has always lacked something as an artist in my opinion. There is very little that stands out about himself as an image, figure, lyricist or musician to myself.
His newest album sounds like another addition to the repetitive discography that he has managed to build thus far. Sean is keen to constantly remind listeners of his improvements as a rapper, often putting down his past work, an interesting take to have on so much of his own music. This often comes across not as progressive, but as an insecurity within himself.
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