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  • Summary: The debut full-length studio release for the New York rap artist features guest appearances from 21 Savage, Chance The Rapper, Kehlani, and SZA.
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[Intro] Yeah baby I like it like that You gotta believe me when I tell you I said I like it like that You gotta believe me when I tell you I said I... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. Apr 6, 2018
    94
    Funny, fierce, foul-mouthed and in-your-face, Invasion of Privacy is one of the most powerful debuts of this millennium.
  2. Apr 9, 2018
    90
    Iit's her softer singles that add a new dimension to her artistry. While Cardi B's own relationship with Migos's Offset has been thrown into the spotlight, Invasion of Privacy feels like her Lemonade moment, one that magnifies her insecurities for public consumption.
  3. 83
    Where Cardi B struggles to perfect the timing of her flow, she makes up for it with the heft of her voice. Combining the gruff delivery of Biggie Smalls with the bird-flipping fire of Tupac Shakur and the bubbly aura of a tween star, Cardi deploys a hybridized power vocal that punctuates trap and bounce-heavy pop with a witty presence that makes her narrative universally accessible.
  4. Apr 6, 2018
    80
    In an age of slurred mumble-rap and sing-song delivery, there’s an old-school satisfaction in hearing someone deliver their bars with such, well, finesse.
  5. Apr 10, 2018
    80
    Her delivery style at best gives delicious mile-a-minute tongue-twisters, enhanced by that distinctive New Yawhk-Latinx accent. The brash vitality of the way Cardi B spits is genuinely thrilling and potent.
  6. Mostly this album succeeds on attrition and attitude, much like ‘Bodak Yellow’ did.
  7. Apr 9, 2018
    50
    Amusing, yes. Revolutionary? Not quite so much. ... Right now she's doing what sells and it's "Bodak Yellow" all day until her 15 minutes fades away.

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Score distribution:
  1. Aug 12, 2018
    10
    This album is a true masterpiece from beginning to end, no skips at all. The music is relatable, fun and storytelling.
  2. Apr 20, 2021
    10
    Cardi is the best!!!!!!! Ring and I Like It! Thank u for this masterpiece grammy winner i love it sm
  3. May 30, 2020
    10
    Arte se kgo en Congaj, bien colapsadas las Changarbz dejando malas críticas
  4. Aug 13, 2018
    10
    she came for edges and wigs. I love i like it like that and ring. Cardi a rap queen frfr
  5. Apr 6, 2018
    8
    Better then I was expecting! Cardi came with so many diferents songs that shows another side of your music (in a good way). Really great album.
  6. Aug 29, 2020
    1
    Her voice gives me migraine also her same old flows , i m giving 1 because of the others artist featured on this album
  7. Sep 1, 2018
    0
    É o pior álbum que já surgiu na história. Por Deus, como Offset pode escrever isso? Não tem flow e só provou ser a putinha do rap!

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