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Retrieved January 6, Listen to this album and millions more. Archived from the original on March 2, Retrieved March 17, Cole produced the majority of the mixtape with help from Elite, and Syience. Cole December 15,

Development and composition of the album began in , with recording taking place during a two-week span at the beginning of The album's production was primarily handled by No I. The standard edition of the album contained no guest appearances; Big Sean and Childish Gambino were featured on the tracks "Alright" and "Driving Ms.

Daisy" respectively on the album's deluxe edition. Logic sought to create an album that would stand out as "beautiful, musical and melodic" while also including "raw lyricism". In order to establish his desired sound, his lyricism is heavily introspective, analyzing himself by exploring his ambivalent outlook on his newfound fame, his family, feelings of self-consciousness, success, and his struggles with addiction. His goal was to provide an autobiography which explicitly detailed the scenarios and experiences that impacted him during his rise in the music industry.

Kanye West. Yeezus is the sixth studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West. It was released on June 18, , through Def Jam Recordings. Fifteen days before its release date, West enlisted the help of producer Rick Rubin to strip down the record's sound in favor of a more minimalist approach.

Yeezus has been characterized as West's most experimental and sonically abrasive work. It draws from an array of genres, including industrial, acid house, electro, punk, and Chicago drill.

It also continues West's unconventional use of samples, as on "Blood on the Leaves", which contains a sample from Nina Simone's rendition of "Strange Fruit". The release features no album artwork, and the physical CD edition of the album was released in a clear jewel box with only a strip of red tape and sample credits.

Cole Albums. KOD is the fifth studio album by American rapper J. The album explores a variety of topics including drug abuse, addiction, depression, greed, African-American culture, and taxation in the United States.

KOD received generally positive reviews and debuted atop the US Billboard , selling , album-equivalent units in its first week, earning Cole his fifth consecutive number-one album in the country, while also breaking several streaming records. The album was Cole's first release with Interscope—his previous albums were released by Columbia. The album also serves as Dreamville's president Ibrahim Hamad first executive producer credit for a Cole album. Most of these recordings took place from to , while the production on the album was primarily handled by Cole himself, alongside several other record producers such as Vinylz, Boi-1da, Cardiak, Ron Gilmore, Frank Dukes, Chargaux and Elite, among others.

The album explores a variety of topics concerning the African American community including, mass incarceration, racial discrimination, gang violence and depression. The album also touches on other topics such as, love and fatherhood. The album was supported by two singles: "Deja Vu," and "Neighbors". The album was Cole's first release with Interscope—his previous albums were released by Columbia Records. Cole achieved twelve simultaneous Hot entries in a single week.

Born Sinner. Born Sinner is the second studio album by American rapper J. The album received generally positive reviews from critics. It debuted at number two on the US Billboard , selling , copies in its first week of release.

After two weeks of being at number two, Born Sinner climbed to number one in its third week. The album has since been certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. As of December , the album has sold , copies in the United States.

Born Sinner received generally positive reviews from critics. The album debuted at number two on the US Billboard , selling , copies in its first week of release. Cole World: The Sideline Story. The album is his first studio release, following three successful mixtapes.

In , the album was first recorded and ended, and then began to take place from to , featuring the production that was handled mainly by Cole himself, with some production from high-profile producer No I.

The album debuted at number one on the US Billboard , with , copies sold in the first week following its release. As of December , it sold , copies in the United States.

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Cole's ' Forest Hills Drive' hits authentic notes". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on January 13, The Observer. Archived from the original on January 8, Retrieved December 13, Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on July 28, Retrieved July 23, Cole's ' Forest Hills Drive ' ".

Reviews Review Policy. East Coast Hip-Hop. Flag as inappropriate. See more. If You're Reading This It's Too Late received generally positive reviews and debuted at number one on the US Billboard , with first week sales of , copies and 40, for online streaming credits, making this Drake's fourth time at the top of the chart.

The mixtape also broke Spotify's first-week streaming record with over It was previously held by Drake himself, with his album Nothing Was the Same, with Dark Sky Paradise Deluxe. Big Sean. Dark Sky Paradise received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised the change in Sean's production and lyricism being more atmospheric and substance-filled.

It debuted at number one on the US Billboard , selling , copies in its first week. To Pimp A Butterfly. Kendrick Lamar. Dre and Anthony "Top Dawg" Tiffith.

The album incorporates elements of jazz, funk, soul, spoken word, and avant-garde music and explores a variety of political and personal themes concerning African-American culture, racial inequality, depression, and institutional discrimination. To Pimp a Butterfly debuted at number one on the US Billboard and received widespread acclaim from critics, who praised its musical scope and the social relevance of Lamar's lyrics. It was ranked as the best album of by many publications, including Rolling Stone, Billboard and Pitchfork.

The record serves as a sequel from Rocky's previous studio effort Long. The album received generally positive reviews from critics and debuted at number one on the US Billboard It is Rocky's second US number-one album. The album was certified platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America. Under Pressure Deluxe. Under Pressure is the debut studio album by American rapper Logic.

Development and composition of the album began in , with recording taking place during a two-week span at the beginning of The album's production was primarily handled by No I. The standard edition of the album contained no guest appearances; Big Sean and Childish Gambino were featured on the tracks "Alright" and "Driving Ms.

Daisy" respectively on the album's deluxe edition. Logic sought to create an album that would stand out as "beautiful, musical and melodic" while also including "raw lyricism".

In order to establish his desired sound, his lyricism is heavily introspective, analyzing himself by exploring his ambivalent outlook on his newfound fame, his family, feelings of self-consciousness, success, and his struggles with addiction. His goal was to provide an autobiography which explicitly detailed the scenarios and experiences that impacted him during his rise in the music industry.

Kanye West. Yeezus is the sixth studio album by American rapper and producer Kanye West. It was released on June 18, , through Def Jam Recordings. Fifteen days before its release date, West enlisted the help of producer Rick Rubin to strip down the record's sound in favor of a more minimalist approach. Yeezus has been characterized as West's most experimental and sonically abrasive work. It draws from an array of genres, including industrial, acid house, electro, punk, and Chicago drill.

It also continues West's unconventional use of samples, as on "Blood on the Leaves", which contains a sample from Nina Simone's rendition of "Strange Fruit". The release features no album artwork, and the physical CD edition of the album was released in a clear jewel box with only a strip of red tape and sample credits.

Cole Albums. KOD is the fifth studio album by American rapper J. The album explores a variety of topics including drug abuse, addiction, depression, greed, African-American culture, and taxation in the United States. Notes []. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cole Ron Gilmore [b]. Cole Charles Simmons Roy Hammond. Cole Anderson Hernandez. Cole Vinylz [b]. Phonix Beats Cole [b]. Cole Andrew Wansel Jameel Roberts. Cole Pop Wansel [a] Jproof [a].

Cole Filippo Trecca Carlos Bess. Cole Ramon Ibanga, Jr. Carl McCormick Calvin Price. Illmind Cardiak [b] CritaCal [b]. Cole [a] Gilmore [a]. Columbia Roc Nation Universal. Cole Rebooted Conscious Rap".

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Cole's ' Forest Hills Drive' hits authentic notes". Los Angeles Times. Archived from the original on January 13, The Observer.