Various Volume 2

Frederick Knight. Across seven discs, the disco phenomenon is Various Volume 2 with a near-perfect balance between the universally known and the not quite as popular. Funkytown Steven Greenberg. Lipps, Inc. Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Track Listing. Romantic Sad Sentimental.

A lot has happened since they dropped the first Control the Streets in That was the year Culture swept America and Yachty became a brand. On Vol. With Vol. After following up their biggest-ever album with a bloated, underwritten snoozer , Migos split for three bad - to - mediocre solo albums between October of last year and February of this one.

Lil Yachty was brainwashed by the Funk Flexes of the world into abandoning melody and joining the cypher. As a result, the sequel has the reek of desperation. Migos are trapped in a loop: They keep doing and saying the same things, recycling their flows, winding up in the same situations. Yachty raps exclusively about getting blowjobs and how broke his haters are.

Which is fine, but does he have to sound so lifeless? Romantic Evening Sex All Themes. Features Interviews Lists. Streams Videos All Posts. Track Listing. I Want Your Love. Ring My Bell. Frederick Knight. Anita Ward. I Will Survive. Gloria Gaynor. Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now. Steven Greenberg. Lipps, Inc. Disco Nights Rock Freak. The Village People. Heart of Glass.

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Yachty raps exclusively about getting blowjobs and how broke his haters are. Which is fine, but does he have to sound so lifeless? Everyone on the roster suffers the same problem; their raps are completely unimaginative. The Migos party trick of constantly rearranging their flows is no longer an effective diversion. Tee Grizzley , with the home court advantage on a Helluva beat that sounds absolutely Detroit , dunks on Yachty again in a rematch.

But of course, on an all-star project spanning 36 tracks, something or other is bound to work. There are a couple of good performances here and there, but no choice cuts, just songs left on the cutting room floor during sessions for recent solo albums and filler tracks from lower-ranking artists on the QC roster. The longer the comp goes on, the more obvious it becomes that nothing is happening.

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Steven Greenberg. Lipps, Inc. Disco Nights Rock Freak. The Village People. Heart of Glass. This Time Baby. Jackie Moore. Michael Cleveland. On the Beat. The B. Got to Be Real. Cheryl Lynn. Forget Me Nots. Patrice Rushen. Love and Desire, Pt. Ring My Bell Frederick Knight.