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Mediocre Month for Hip-Hop? Part 1: G.O.O.D Music

A mediocre Black Music Month

In recent years we have gotten so used to being inundated by content that we rarely notice if the product is worth our time. I've found that this month has showed us just how much our favorite artists expect our loyalty, but don't always give us quality in return. This month was set to be one of the biggest months in Hip-Hop and I was left underwhelmed by mediocrity and HASTE. 

First mistake music lovers made prior to the start of music month, was allowing Kanye to bait us on Twitter and TMZ with MAGA hats and deplorable slavery comments. That was followed by the anti-climatic Pusha-T and Drake beef that started the month. 

More importantly, the media as well as fans were more concerned with Drake's secret baby. Seemingly far less baffled with the fact that everyone aligned to G.O.O.D music was releasing 25 minute EP's. 

Social media allowed us to get the inside scoop on the listening parties, and tune in to the brief press tour from Pusha-T as he released image damaging content. Social media did a horrible job with the coverage on this album. The music community just quickly forgave or ignored Whitney's drug littered bathroom that Kanye paid over 60k to use as Pusha's cover.

As a SUPER STAN for Whitney I listened to the album holding my nausea. We no longer care about the families of dead legends when C.E.O's and President/Artists aren't creative enough to come up with something else huh? 
Daytona Album Cover
Despite the distastefulness. The album in true King Push fashion was well done. "I'm top five and all them N#$AS Dylan"! So well done that all the media addressed was ONE TRACK about another artists who we'll be discussing on part two.  An echoing of microwave timer seeped throughout the week, it was time for another album. 

Kanye's album cover was rushed/underwhelming, not very creative, (just fill in a dissatisfied adjective in here) the production was Kanye's so, that was cool. Still even that was so so. 
Ye' Album Cover 

Mathematically this is how it went. Friday album's album comes out, you listen to it 3 times consecutively, you may come back to it on Monday on the way to work, read a few reviews about the wack album. Go over it with your friends on social for a few days, by then you're welcoming the next one. 

That was Kid Cudi and Ye's Joint Album Kid's See Ghosts. Honestly I don't even remember it. That was ALL THE WAY on June 8th. See what I did there? Production was still good. Kid Cudi's angst was refreshing because we hadn't heard it in a while. However, since we haven't heard him in a while and he and Ye's Joint album had been in the works for years, one would think it would be longer. This album was the one that should have been more like a G.O.O.D music compilation with maybe let's say 3 or 4 more tracks. CLASSIC. The microwave beeps again. 
Nasir Album Cover 

JUNE 15TH the day that I had anticipated for 6 weeks. I stayed up late on the 14th so at midnight to hear the GOD SON over Kanye tracks. Believing that Kanye would stir all his idealistic creative energy into a lyrical titan and finally FEED THE CULTURE. So.. at midnight it wasn't available. I woke up in the morning on my way to work I checked again. Still wasn't there. Luckily I was able to get a link to the album listening party on YouTube, but I prefer studio quality. JUNE 16th I was able to finally  hear it. 

When the first track started and Diddy was HOLLERING all over the tracks I was ECSTATIC. Track 2 Dope, Track 3 Nice. I was getting more excited and discouraged because I knew it would be ending soon. Track 4 beautiful. But did The Dream and Ye hi jack the song 5 and 6? Track 7 meh..BEEP BEEP BEEP.  

I should note that there are 3 albums LEFT to review. Part 2 Post coming soon. 

It's been a long time SistaGurls! So happy to be back! Stay in your light and check out part 2 coming shortly! Capt SistaGurl Out! 
Capt SistaGurl with the Bathroom Selife! 



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