Lil Nas X
7


3.0
good

Review

by sugarcubes USER (19 Reviews)
June 21st, 2019 | 52 replies


Release Date: 2019 | Tracklist

Review Summary: 7 snippets of what’s to come

Lil Nas X’s debut EP, 7, isn’t an amazing project by any means, or even a truly great one. The songs don’t have a ton of substance, and their runtime leaves them with a bit more of something to be desired. However, it’s tellingly a stopgap release: something put out to keep audiences interested while showcasing that Lil Nas X can prove he has more gas in the tank than “Old Town Road”.

The rock-influenced production on “F9mily” and “Bring You Down” is already unique, and while the songs themselves don’t feel like they’ve really been fleshed out, the ideas behind them do show promise to be improved on in the future with better and more well-developed material. In addition, “Rodeo” is a return to the country-rap style that made audiences love him so much, with a feature from rapper Cardi B. “Rodeo” and “Panini”, while not being the immediate bangers that “Old Town Road” was (although few songs will ever be), are the most accessible songs on 7, and they’re what I feel are the most likely songs on the EP to follow in that song’s footsteps.

I was somewhat scared that Lil Nas X would be a Desiigner part two: he’d come out of nowhere, put out an incredibly massive hit, yet disappoint with his debut project and then fade into near-obscurity. While I can’t predict the future, I feel Lil Nas X has the creativity and the mass-market appeal to bypass the “one-hit wonder” stigma - even though “Old Town Road” may as well have been a one-time event you just had to be there for. Overall, while it’s far from being the best rap project of the year, 7 does show that when Lil Nas X comes out with a real full length project, that’s when we’ll see what he’s truly capable of.



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sugarcubes
June 21st 2019


399 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

So yeah... let’s see what happens to this guy.

ianbisntdeadyet
June 21st 2019


194 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

definitely not a one hit wonder, but nothing will recapture the phenomenon that Old Town Road became. it’ll still be interesting to see where this guy goes though because he is far from talentless

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Arcade
Staff Reviewer
June 21st 2019


134 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

yeah look “Panini” is funny

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jsaf7
June 21st 2019


390 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

yeah this got stale after a few listens.

Invaderbryan
June 21st 2019


193 Comments


He should make a collab song with Gordon Ramsay

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Invaderbryan
June 21st 2019


193 Comments


Wait I mean Mason Ramsay, eh

guitarded_chuck
June 21st 2019


17943 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

i am convinced old town road is a troll



gonna jam this with an open mind when i get a chance though

ButtBoy
June 21st 2019


3801 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

jamming right now

ButtBoy
June 21st 2019


3801 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

yeah alright this is pretty cool

Bloon
Contributing Reviewer
June 21st 2019


2810 Comments

Album Rating: 3.0

nice review, albums weird but i dig

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JeetJeet
June 21st 2019


6721 Comments

Album Rating: 2.0

Garbology

Tyler.
June 21st 2019


17168 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

i got the

rabidfish
June 21st 2019


5224 Comments


those 2 singles are cool, i guess

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Ebola
June 21st 2019


3608 Comments


This is alright. 2.5-3 I think

rabidfish
June 21st 2019


5224 Comments


yea no, this sucks dick lol

Typhoon24
June 21st 2019


2047 Comments


major dick. the songs are like 60-70% chorus which we could've come to expect from old town road and I know it's an EP but it had like zero substance. the bars were whack as expected (especially in panini/meanie LOL) and the best part of the whole 18 minutes was that random guitar part in bring you down that didn't even fit

Tyler.
June 21st 2019


17168 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

This is aggressively average

JayEnder
June 21st 2019


4589 Comments


Horses in the back guys haha funny meme guy

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Tyler.
June 21st 2019


17168 Comments

Album Rating: 2.5

I mean that song slaps

Hellscythe
June 21st 2019


3880 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

aoty



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