Young Thug How will we know when Thug is in his prime?

Started by Narsh, Jan 12, 2016, in Young Thug Add to Reading List

  1. Narsh
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    Jan 12, 2016
    genuinely curious. it's already so difficult to critique or compare his projects because of his progression. no one project sounds like the other. each one improves drastically on one or more elements of his rapping in some way. people thought ss2 was the best project of the three when it dropped. now its ranked last. tha tour is the best out of all his projects to date, but we all know that isn't his prime as far as rapping goes.

    so what? how the f--- are we gonna be able to tell?

    or will he just have an expansive career encompassesing a vast variety of styles that result in numerous quality projects and no real drop off?

    idk

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    Jan 12, 2016
    this is it
     
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    Great artists don't have a prime.
     
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    Eh
     
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    I meant very great artists, my bad.
     
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    So An Artist cannot Improve to become great?
     
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    No, real geniuses don't have time to improve cause they always change once they become good at something.
     
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    Jan 12, 2016
    2015 was his prime WITH AS MUCH AS WE KNOW
    It could just as easily become this year
     
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    You can be a great artist without being a NATURALLY great artist
     
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    Yes but I'm talking about very great artists.
    I'm not sure this makes sense though
     
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    So far he is at his peak, he is putting out great projects more consistently than he ever has before. Depends on where he goes from here
     
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    it does not
    Anyone's art can improve
    Great or Not
     
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    Yes but... Hmm. No. I'm not sure. Like, if we take Kanye for example, he made 808s and it was nearly perfect for what it is, then he changed to mbdtf, who was also nearly perfect for what it was, then he made yeezus that was again radically different and nearly perfect. If he made 808s, then 808s 2, then 808s 3, his 808s 3 would probably be even more accomplished for a rap-auto tune songs about heartbreak with a big bass album, but we wouldn't consider kanye as great as we do now. Cause it's not perfection that makes a great artist very great, it's innovation. In my opinion. Still not sure if this makes sense.
     
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    So if young thug changes his style and music again and again instead of doing the same, and keeps doing it right, he'll always be in his prime. I think.
     
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    i see what you are saying but.....
    When we judge if an artist is in their prime, we judge how great there music has been in a timeline
    It is IMPOSSIBLE to tell what Kanye's prime is because of how different his albums are and how he constantly switches.
     
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    That's precisely what I mean, very great artists constantly switch and make different albums, so you can't say when or if they really have a prime at all.
     
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    We can all agree 2015 was Thug's best year so far tho
     
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