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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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One More
One more, one more, one more, one more I got one more song I must sing Ting-a-ling Freedom ring I got one more song I must sing Simple song, so sing... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  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: 17 out of 68
  2. Negative: 47 out of 68
  1. Feb 3, 2020
    10
    One of my favorite albums of all time damn near flawless minus a couple tracks. One of Wayne's most musical projects also ironically some ofOne of my favorite albums of all time damn near flawless minus a couple tracks. One of Wayne's most musical projects also ironically some of the most meaningful lyrics ever from the rap God. American Star, Da Da Da, On Fire, Paradice, Drop the World, Runnin, I'LL DIE FOR YOU, One Way Trip all 10/10. I pray that in year 2030 the world finally understands it. Expand
  2. SaiM.
    Apr 5, 2010
    10
    I didn't get into the album that much when i first heard it. later on it grew on me and lil wayne is a genius with his catchy phrases. I didn't get into the album that much when i first heard it. later on it grew on me and lil wayne is a genius with his catchy phrases. sure lil wayne uses auto tune and vocoders but who doesn't? Expand
  3. RayJ
    Feb 4, 2010
    7
    Its Not A Bad Album But Its Not The Best. For Coming From Rap To Rock Its Good. I'd Rather Listen to This Rebirth Album instead of Its Not A Bad Album But Its Not The Best. For Coming From Rap To Rock Its Good. I'd Rather Listen to This Rebirth Album instead of listening to other rocks bands like shinedown and people like them. Expand
  4. JimK
    Feb 2, 2010
    1
    Ugh. I gave it 1 more point than it deserved for the sheer audacity due wayne for getting this released... Finally.
  5. Jun 6, 2018
    1
    The only thing that can be said about this ehrmmm music is that he tried. 1 for effort...
  6. 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.
  7. JDonner
    Feb 3, 2010
    0
    One and a half months into 2010 and I

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