Not too much new material here for die-hard Gates fans. Still, it's undoubtedly more of the gripping content only their man can deliver--painting his Louisiana locales as some of the scariest places on earth.
The third collaborative album from ATL’s most insightful shit talker, Killer Mike, and Brooklyn’s otherwordly underground producer/rapper, El-P, is their strongest yet—and one of the year’s best releases.
The Maryland native makes good on the hype, turning in an impressive major label debut. Logic's "Under Pressure" waxes nostalgia throughout the album, while giving a contemporary tale from multiple perspectives.
On "STN MTN," Glover enlists DJ Drama to create an ode to a long-gone version of Atlanta, using some of the forgotten nuances and motifs. "Kauai EP" represents a present, based on discovery and 'blunt' reflection. Using visions of a pleasant past and colorful present, Donald Glover and Childish Gambino have finally fused together.