- Summary: The debut full-length studio release for London-based rapper Jeshi features guest appearances from Fredwave and Obongjayar.
- Record Label: Because Music
- Genre(s): Rap
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Positive: 4 out of 4
Mixed: 0 out of 4
Negative: 0 out of 4
Jun 30, 2022Offering a stark depiction of inner-city life, the East London wordsmith expertly taps into the modern conundrum of social malaise, his unflinching lyrics touching on a gamut of hopes and fears that will resonate acutely with those struggling to find purpose or make ends meet in Tory Britain.
Jun 30, 2022'Universal Credit' shows great potential, but its drop in momentum in the first half marks it as a project that hasn’t quite lived up to its own standards. Regardless, choice tracks on 'Universal Credit' mark Jeshi as a musician willing to be different and to speak with conviction.
Jun 30, 2022The references are frank, from the satirical title (he made the album while receiving Universal Credit during the pandemic, and the cover depicts him receiving a giant cheque for £324.84, the current monthly allowance, from besuited men in celebratory style) to the succinct writing within.
|Motomami - Rosalía|
|Supernova - Nova Twins|
|Renaissance - Beyoncé|
|Prince & the Revolution: Live [Remastered] - Prince and the Revolution|
|Florist - Florist|
|Heart Under - Just Mustard|
|Feeding the Machine - Binker & Moses|
|Riderless Horse - Nina Nastasia|
|Dear Scott - Michael Head & the Red Elastic Band|
|Proof - BTS|
|Big Time - Angel Olsen|
|Forever on My Mind - Son House|
|Colder Streams - The Sadies|
|Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You - Big Thief|
|Last Night in the Bittersweet - Paolo Nutini|
|This Is a Photograph - Kevin Morby|
|For You Who Are the Wronged - Kathryn Joseph|
|Jack in the Box - J-Hope|
|Electricity - Ibibio Sound Machine|
|Wet Leg - Wet Leg|