Generally favorable reviews- based on 18 Ratings
Positive: 2 out of 2
Mixed: 0 out of 2
Negative: 0 out of 2
Feb 5, 2012jadakiss, Cam'ron & Rick Ross brought it to the table on this album. I love gucci and the way he spit on this album and his guests this albumjadakiss, Cam'ron & Rick Ross brought it to the table on this album. I love gucci and the way he spit on this album and his guests this album is 100% fire. Best Gucci Album… Full Review »
Dec 6, 2014A southern masterpiece that, as of late, has been criminally underrated. Gucci Mane is a mindless thug to most but hidden behind hisA southern masterpiece that, as of late, has been criminally underrated. Gucci Mane is a mindless thug to most but hidden behind his gangsterisms is a witty, intelligent and skillful man. While largely simple is subject matter, Gucci is more than technically profecient. Like, Eminem, Cam'ron and dare I say it, MF Doom, Gucci is a master and impressive commander of bending syllables:
"Like Tommy Lee and Pamela I'm **** on the camera
More stamina Than Animals,
Gucci is no amateur Jeru the Damaja,
Could damage you or handle you.
Just the opening to the harsh buzz saw synth heavy Photo shoot, annoyingly, a track restricted to the bonus edition. The album opens with 'Classical', a song with such a ridiculous chorus you seriously ponder weather Gucci was aiming for parody or not. Still, gucci goes in with a double time flow and throwing together clever bars. Guaranteed, the hook will throw many off but frankly, its pant wettingly funny.
The production is a bouncy southern synth affair with spazzy bombastic beat drops that are as catchy as they are turn upable. The guest turn in some excellent performances, Lil' Wayne threatening "to put a pistol on your grandpa" and Nicki Minaj
"You know I'm spoiled lil daddy, stomps the floor
We can do it in 5th ave in the department store"
Lemonade is the perfect gucci track, dizzying complex rhyme pattens, off kilter eccentricisms and a jaw dropping beat.
Gucci mane is a talented rapper who is easy to look past as another trap joke. The songs arent cohesive but unlike his mixtapes they are studio ready and simarly to last years Carter III, this projects many faces give it a schizophrenic unhinged brilliance. He rarely shows any heart or lets his persona slip until the last track 'Worst Enemy' where Gucci offers an olive branch to long time Atlanta rivals, T.I. and Jeezy. Its a honest and satifying end to a thrilling project that gives us a peek at who gucci really is.
Key Tracks: Lemonade, Wasted (Remix), Worst Enemy and Stupid Wild… Full Review »