- Summary: The fourth full-length release for the rapper was produced by Tommee Profitt and features a guest appearance from Sasha Sloan.
- Record Label: Virgin EMI
- Genre(s): Rap, Midwest Rap, Contemporary Rap, Christian Rap
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Oct 15, 2019There are more nuanced (and enjoyable) approaches to records focused on depression. Elzhi’s “Lead Poison” is still the one I’d recommend first but NF impresses on “The Search”. ... By stripping that away, his barrage of words – married with the booming, cinematic production (credited as NF and Tommee Profitt) – is surprisingly digestible.
Aug 16, 2019In both vocal cadence and lyrical content, NF falls somewhere between Eminem and Twenty One Pilots' Tyler Joseph, while channeling the former's rage and the latter's emotive introspection. As such, The Search is a heavy and emotionally exhausting listen, brimming with troubling allusions to suicide and soul-baring pain.
Aug 16, 2019He is a genuinely engaging artist who raps with impressive intensity and clarity, if not nuance. He confronts his incurable sadness head-on, and it’s easy to identify with his mental health struggles. But for an album about depression, The Search contains a noticeable lack of tension and interior texture.
Aug 16, 2019NF also shares Eminem’s shrillness and distorted sense of volume, rapping like he’s putting on the world’s loudest Punch and Judy show. He spends much of The Search darting in and out of an overbearing rappity-rap snarl-yell that can cut right through you if you don’t relate to his roiling anger.
Aug 17, 2019NF put a lot of emotion and passion into this album. He raps about struggles from his past and present, the questions that he asks himselfNF put a lot of emotion and passion into this album. He raps about struggles from his past and present, the questions that he asks himself everyday, and mental health. The album is also talks about how he is searching for himself with all the things that life throws at him. This is his best album by far.… Expand
Aug 17, 2019NF's best album yet, can't stop listening to it and never gets boring. I recommend this album to everyone who has any difficulties in theirNF's best album yet, can't stop listening to it and never gets boring. I recommend this album to everyone who has any difficulties in their life, there's always at least one song you can relate to… Expand
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