12million
Nobody (with Chief Keef)


5.0
classic

Review

by Fort23 USER (34 Reviews)
October 8th, 2015 | 80 replies


Release Date: 12/16/2014 | Tracklist

Review Summary: This shit isn't easy ain't that damn hard

My favorite season is def winter. Most of my favorite music is thus winter music. Nobody is winter album as ***, forreal. It even came out in the winter, December 16, the week before Christmas so you know I was hype. I remember vividly to the *** freezing in cars. If I was lucky and with someone wavy enough I’d get to “Hard” and the car would be warm, but I’ll get to that later.

I’m riding forgi’s in the snow doe

Damn it really is a winter movie. Like a Luke Skywalker (Sosa Skywalker) taking down an AT Walker situation (in this movie the Hoth battle happens at the beginning of the movie & the rebels probably win). “Ain’t Just Me” is all about plurality, so naturally there’s multiple Sosa’s greeting you and they stay with you for the whole time. Some songs are named after lyrics, where we get a Paul Walker eulogy (“Fast’n’Furious”), while some appear to be named after the instrumental, like “Fishin”, which sounds like a boat of sosa’s fishing to me.

Yes, there’s lots of Sosa voices, but you wouldn’t be alone in finding this album primarily a catharsis of lonesomeness, probably the most so out of all of in Keef’s works. This has as much to do with the production as it does the vocalist. 12Million aka 12Hunna is a contented figure to Drill fans. His name is attached to classics, but he’s also known for a beef with former partner Young Chop over alleged stolen beats that ended with public opinion in Chop’s favor. Regardless of all that, Nobody is consistent in it’s off-beat melodies, chilling synths & it’s famously choppy hi-hats. It’s a very singular canvas for So to do a lot of singing, but when he goes off auto-tune it’s equally as compelling, if twice as off-putting. “Gooey” is the first of a trifecta of songs that I think are the best on this album, and it one of the best deliveries of any Chief Keef song I know. They steady asking why I don't go to the awards/Cause I can't go to the awards with my damn pole or my bros/Cause they gone act a fool/Taking chains niggas act up then/Boom-Boom BANG BANG! Nigga/Money be the color of my veins nigga/Gold the color of my chains nigga. The beat sounds like a computer from space turning off and on again.

“Hard” is one of the few moments in Keef’s discog where he “drops his guard” romantically (along with “No”) or at least does something which in his musical universe can be considered such a thing, and it’s beautiful. Produced with Keef, the beat is quiet and Keef uses the back register of hIs voice like he’s sick [/i]She Don’t Accept Me, But She Speak to my watch[i] is one of my favorite lyrics of all time, not because of the metaphor but because I enjoy imagining someone speak to a watch, especially a thot.

“Nobody” furthers the melancholic tip, featuring him bleating against the guitar sample from “Lost” by Chance the Rapper, (“Brother’s Gonna Work It Out” by Willie Hutch) about when he was broke, a “joke” and how he can buy his grandma anything. The beat is a poem itself, the off-putting percussion giving balance to the sample’s crisp melody. Kanye provides the wordless background pleads behind an array of filters that somehow glues the other discordant pieces together.

That’s all I’m going to describe, because it go crazy and I don’t want to spoil the surprise. In light of Bang 3 and Bang 3 Disc 2 and all of the crisp songwriting that came with it, we should be wise to remember the leaps of experiment that it took to get him here. For winter is coming.



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IHateRadiohead
October 8th 2015


342 Comments


Don't review your own shit Keef. Pos'd

oltnabrick
October 8th 2015


36487 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

This is my favorite Keef



You should review BFTD2 as well

Digging: The Durutti Column - LC

Fort23
October 8th 2015


3033 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

daamn someone hating realquick

Fort23
October 8th 2015


3033 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

wordd i wanna review his whole discog brick lol but im so lazy idk where this one came from



bftd2 is def his weirdest shit that would be a hard analysis to start

RoundOnEndHiInMiddle
October 8th 2015


909 Comments


lol talk talk. nice review man, keef is always a fun listen

oltnabrick
December 11th 2015


36487 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

he just released part 2 yesterday

MMX
December 11th 2015


5012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

unofficially

oltnabrick
December 11th 2015


36487 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

???



12million released it so i think its official

MMX
December 11th 2015


5012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

http://imgur.com/OBiLHJJ



https://twitter.com/ChiefKeef 3rd tweet down as of right now

oltnabrick
December 11th 2015


36487 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

o true. i havent been on twitter in a while

MMX
December 11th 2015


5012 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

Apparently, I think Keef's producers just like to drop compilations of songs without telling Keef. Probably explains Almighty DP 1 & 2 and the chopsquad tapes w/ Durk



Don't try to sneak edit me Oltna

oltnabrick
June 27th 2016


36487 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

PAUL WALKER BITCH

FAST N FURIOUS

iloveyouall
June 27th 2016


6319 Comments


POCKETS FAT LIKE THE ASS OF KIM K
OH LAAAAAAAWD

hal1ax
August 6th 2016


13292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

my

louie

hold

my

cash

&

my

gucci

hold

my

jewelry

hal1ax
August 7th 2016


13292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

[4]

hal1ax
August 11th 2016


13292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

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iloveyouall
August 11th 2016


6319 Comments


SHE SEEES MY NECK AND FREEEEEEEZES
CUZ I'M COLD LIKE I BEEN IN THE FREEEEEEEEEEEEZER

hal1ax
August 11th 2016


13292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

ayy someone else commented.

twas 2 lonely for 2 long ;[

hal1ax
August 11th 2016


13292 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

gooey to twelve bars is 300/10

iloveyouall
August 11th 2016


6319 Comments


whole album is 300/10 tbh



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