Pitchfork's Best Rap Albums & Best Rap Verses of 2018

Started by Sav Stanfield, Dec 18, 2018, in Music Add to Reading List

  1. Sav Stanfield
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  2. marshmallow
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    Cardi B :dead3: The rest of this list is pretty good though
     
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  3. Lil Squeed
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    Jay Rock is an interesting pick
     
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    Dec 18, 2018
    the SOB x RBE pick is interesting too

    not a bad list
     
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  5. Sav Stanfield
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    That SOB tape was fire. the sequel was great too.
     
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  6. joeyp363
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    Lol what a pretentious list. Also no Revival
     
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  7. CSA
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    Bs list. Never even heard of any of those. Cardi B's album is the most listenable s--- on that list except Redemption, Astroworld (at least recognizable work) and Daytona. Daytona is very overrated tho. People actin' like it's a classic but it's just 7 song album that didn't even sounded perfect to me at all. ( It's one of my favs this year but still )
    I don't really have a right to say anything about the most of the albums because I never heard of them and the artists. But Vince Staples ?? Lol. I don't get how they really decide he is great ? I mean when I listen to his s--- it doesn't really connect with me. I'd prefer listenin' to KOD over those, Kamikaze over those, Book of Ryan or Tha Carter V or Queen... I don't know but I don't understand the hate big artists get in US by critics. It's almost like bigger you are, the more people listenin' to your s---, the more critics try to bury you. If those albums are not the best how in the h--- people really are so interested in them ?? What's worse about them lol ? And did this list contain many underground rappers from US or they are well known in other countries too and I am the one who really doN't know 'em.
     
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    i know right? should have just been kamikaze, book of ryan and ice cubes album tbh. cant stand those mumble rappers like Earl Sweatshirt and Mick Jenkins
     
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  9. snypz
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    The media really pushing this cardi album on every list like its illmatic or something smh. Nice to see Freddie Gibbs get a mention and how KOD isn't on this ill never know. Vince Staples over Black Thought and Royces albums? lol bruh.
     
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    love that its not ranked
     
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    "as she expertly flips between boogaloo-inspired Latin trap, Southern hip-hop twerk anthems, tender R&B jams, and neck-snapping freestyles. It’s not so much a question anymore whether you like Cardi or not: it’s which Cardi you like most." How laughable and biased is this quote tho :lmaooo:
     
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    agreed, the Cardi s--- has gotten out of hand. Insanely overrated.
     
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    I see Veteran and have to inject this s--- in my veins my guy
     
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    That's cause it's a holier than thou snooze fest and cole fell off after 2014FHD
     
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  15. ifkedup
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    You do realize it's a best of 2018 list, right?
     
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    Why is the industry trying to hype up that trash cardi b album
     
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    guy's gotta branch out a bit

    ^this is fair though. it seems like these lists always do have a pretentious vibe to them where the author intentionally throws a few in there just to show that they know hiphop, despite the average listener never having heard of the album. maybe that's me not branching out enough either though :emoji_shrug:
     
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    I don't hate it. Glad Jay Rock got some recognition. Still don't understand the reception that one got.
     
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    does your brain contain a tumor dumb f---
     
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    Thats because (most) critics want to show off their "knowledge". Ftr the ones I heard on this list I liked so I'm not s--- talking it but it seems to be the trend to ignore the popular albums -in general-.
     
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