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|4.0 excellent||elephantREVOLUTION | November 30th 12|
bitching about odd future + raving about jj doom = another snoopdogg6969 alt
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|4.5 superb||Trevor Spiers | November 26th 12|
Tyler x Earl x FlyLo x Doom
Shit is beautiful man, I love the future.
EDIT: Latest show in LA revealed it was FlyLo, time to rake in those bets kiddies.
1.10.13 Edit: Dat 31 rating doe.
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|0.0 ||aWanderingSpirit | November 29th 12|
I was initially quite intrigued when I saw this had climbed to the number two spot on
sputnik, and immediately downloaded the record eager to hear what all these people were
saying about 'the future of hip hop'. The production from FlyLo is apparent from the onset
(even though it appears to borrow heavily from his latest in terms of overall sound) And
is likely the saving grace on this album. The opening track asks the listener how they
would feel about being the leader of a cult, which initially seemed like the premise for
the album itself, but after listening to the whole thing it seems less a premise (there
isn't really a story being here) and more like a nod to the cult-like fandom surrounding
Odd Future, or even more likely the new and mysterious "Captain Murphy". Unfortunately,
just like the members of the cult who appear throughout the album (in samples), it seems
that hip hop fans are easily duped as well into believing (the hype). The immature and
often vapid and uninspired lyrics contributed by Tyler(?) keep this record from being
anything close to "the future" or something that transcends hip hop. Hell, I wouldn't want
my name on the record either if the best verses I could create were about me being both
The Batman AND The Joker. Really? Boy. that's edgy, he must be a real tortured soul the
but I'm not falling for it. It's tryhardism at it's finest (or worst) and it really hurts
the album track after track. A fucking superhero movie is the most ingenious thing he
could think to reference AND sample? What a boring and painfully obvious choice. That
Combined that with the completely unnecessary sounds of orgy on "Children of the Atom"
which actually segue into "Jalapenos" (why?) really highlight just how banal this fucking
record is. And it just makes me want to cringe. I was really hoping to hear
something intellectually stimulating or thought provoking. The psychedelic artwork led me
to believe this might be something a great deal more than what it was. Unfortunately, it's
just the same tired rap trends holding it together. And it really isn't a bad record at
the end of the day. Anyone who likes Odd Future would probably be down for this record.
But anybody who thinks 'the future' consists of rapping about "hoes" "niggers" and
"faggots" clearly has no place deciding what it should be. I also saw someone had
mentioned that maybe DOOM was on this record? I have to laugh after hearing it, honestly.
It never once sounds anything close to him and After JJ DOOM I can't see him EVER signing
on to something this confoundingly meaningless. If you want a peek at the future... Go
pick that one up instead. Even for free, I can't see much value here. I'm glad they
decided to release the instrumentals - I'll be listening to those instead.
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|4.0 excellent||darrens | November 29th 12|
this is great, especially for it being related to OF, but idk i thought some parts dragged on for too long, while the actual rap verses were far too short.
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|4.5 superb||Ryan Lizotte | November 29th 12|
This is the package deal. Killer production from Flying Lotus and Jeremiah Jae, anonymous rapping from seemingly many people, and HYPE. As Trevor said - this is definitely the future.
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|4.0 excellent||greenpaintedcement | December 2nd 12|
With the FLYest production and the LOwest vocals around, it's obvious who made this. A hip-hop genius
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|4.5 superb||Fort23 | November 29th 12|
goddammit i made a page for this there already was one fuck.rAOTY obvi
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|3.0 good||Meat | December 7th 12|
I'll take two FlyLo albums this year gladly
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|0.0 ||TheFonz123 | December 6th 12|
I have not actually heard this but I know of the concept behind 'captain murphy' and it confirms that flying lotus=objectively the greatest person ever.
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|4.5 superb||Sleaper | December 1st 12|
that question i kept asking myself. what would a flylo rap album be like??
finally i can answer it.......fucking awesome.
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|3.5 great||Deathbeds | September 10th 14|
He, FlyLo, takes a lot of characteristics from Madvilliany or just MF DOOM in general like the compelling, abstract beats and lyricism and makes it work very well. On the other hand, it could get better. A lot we've already witnessed and heard. A promising project from FlyLo.
|3.0 good||clockworkrat | October 29th 13|
Some good moments, but a fair few sections that just don't catch. Still, I'm eager for more.
|4.0 excellent||Aziz STAFF | January 9th 13|
Flylo does his best Tyler the Creator impression and it turns out to be way better than anything Tyler the Creator has ever done or probably ever will do.
|4.0 excellent||Thealwaysopenedmind | December 11th 12|
Great production. Great concept as well as great lyricism from whoever it is whether it be just Flylo or any other person.
|4.5 superb||G.M.B. | December 10th 12|
I was pretty skeptical about this at first but this shit is off the hook. Hot damn.
|2.5 average||joesmoe4000 | December 4th 12|
beats & production on point but lyrically this didn't do nothing for me same generic immature lyricism.
|3.0 good||Bogs | December 19th 14|
|3.5 great||Rowdy | October 1st 14|
|3.5 great||Rafael | August 19th 14|
|3.0 good||jfirak | August 17th 14|
|3.5 great||jimbon | July 24th 14|
|4.0 excellent||lecube | July 8th 14|
|4.5 superb||Jarek | July 7th 14|
|4.5 superb||ProfC | April 18th 14|
|4.0 excellent||Rudhira | February 16th 14|
|4.0 excellent||joaozi8 | January 30th 14|
|4.0 excellent||kbzn | November 23rd 13|
|4.0 excellent||Sharenge | September 25th 13|
|3.0 good||Pox | August 23rd 13|
|3.5 great||Aaron | July 12th 13|
|3.5 great||JBro | May 13th 13|
|5.0 classic||tarkus | April 11th 13|
|4.0 excellent||Brendan | April 3rd 13|
|4.0 excellent||ADAMWD | March 28th 13|
|3.5 great||tnd | February 18th 13|
|4.5 superb||amosmyn | February 8th 13|
|3.5 great||BiOZed | January 18th 13|
|3.5 great||Tyler | January 18th 13|
|3.5 great||kyliep | January 17th 13|
|5.0 classic||Antlion | January 4th 13|
|3.0 good||Zay | December 31st 12|
|3.0 good||Hoppip | December 23rd 12|
|3.5 great||Inveigh | December 19th 12|
|4.5 superb||wilko56 | December 17th 12|
|3.0 good||ot63 | December 16th 12|
|3.5 great||TheDMV | December 11th 12|
|3.5 great||Feels | December 8th 12|
|4.0 excellent||jorsh | December 6th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Brumas | December 4th 12|
|3.5 great||Tupik | December 4th 12|
|4.0 excellent||Jekub | December 3rd 12|
|4.0 excellent||A J M H CONTRIBUTOR | December 3rd 12|
|3.0 good||Deviant STAFF | November 29th 12|
|4.0 excellent||gosk8n | November 27th 12|
|5.0 classic||Caelum | November 23rd 12|
|3.5 great||Kiran EMERITUS | November 20th 12|
|4.0 excellent||JThack4 | November 19th 12|
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