Rebirth

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  • Summary: On his seventh album called Rebirth, Lil Wayne fuses rock with his rap lyrical flow and features guest appearances from Eminem, Shanell (aka SNL), Kevin Rudolf, Nicki Minaj, and others.
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 21
  2. Negative: 11 out of 21
  1. Rebirth" has moments of genius, and those moments almost always coincide with coupling fiery emotion with punk's propulsive rhythm.
  2. The problem is that Wayne has very questionable taste in rock. He splutters and wails over tracks stuffed with aggro stomp and bland riffage; it sounds like he's been holing up with a bunch of Spymob and Incubus records.
  3. Concocting the world's finest excrement-related rhymes, Rebirth is most definitely a flop, terribly unsexy, and contains surprisingly few shit jokes.
  4. A nimble, almost balletic rapper on countless mixtapes, singles, and Billboard-topping collaborations, the 27-year-old comes across both muddled and belligerent on the much-delayed, extensively leaked Rebirth.
  5. The result is not a rock record as much as a total misperception of what makes a rock record. The base elements are all here (the sex and sleaze and guitar solos), but they're delivered in such a flat, awkward way that they feel interpreted by an alien.
  6. There’s nothing wrong with experimentation, and a handful of rock tracks here could have worked well. But to make a whole album based around a sound Lil Wayne is so inexperienced with is simply outrageous.
  7. The derivativeness quickly overwhelms.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 57
  2. Negative: 42 out of 57
  1. JosephG.
    Apr 12, 2010
    10
    Okay, Children. Look at this album as a Lil' Wayne Project.. its just incredible what this man can do.
  2. Cody
    Feb 2, 2010
    9
    I like it but its definitely different from anything else he's done. I wouldn't call it rock per se, more of a rap-rock, but most I like it but its definitely different from anything else he's done. I wouldn't call it rock per se, more of a rap-rock, but most of all its just Lil Wayne. Expand
  3. scotty
    Feb 4, 2010
    4
    Guess what folks, unlike what people below are saying Wayne never really sings. He has auto-tune on his voice almost through the whole album Guess what folks, unlike what people below are saying Wayne never really sings. He has auto-tune on his voice almost through the whole album and is usually just rapping even then. The only song people might like is Drop the world. Other than that almost every other song is just rock.....dumbed down. Songs like Da Da Da and many others are almost unlistenable. Wayne needs a rebirth, back to the older days. Expand
  4. Oct 7, 2014
    1
    This album is complete garbage with no good songs in it. Why would anyone think this album is good? Don't buy this Auto tune garbage withThis album is complete garbage with no good songs in it. Why would anyone think this album is good? Don't buy this Auto tune garbage with guitars and awful awful awful Expand
  5. danny
    Feb 5, 2010
    0
    a joke, and truly annoying to listen to, I do not know what he was trying to go for. But i do know he absolutely failed at trying.
  6. JDonner
    Feb 3, 2010
    0
    One and a half months into 2010 and I
  7. Arcticcloak
    Feb 5, 2010
    0
    This album is like being dragged through hell with nails raping you in the a**. This is some of the worst music i've ever heard in a This album is like being dragged through hell with nails raping you in the a**. This is some of the worst music i've ever heard in a very long time. First of all Wayne wants to be the greatest of everything but is finally figuring out he's terrible at it. He uses auto-tune more than any other useless half singing idiot in the music industry. This guy deserved the jail time after releasing this crap and his groupie fan base should stop lying to them selves. This crap is like getting shot and surviving with a hole lodged in your chest. Expand

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