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Big Conspiracy

J Hus

Big Conspiracy

Second album from the London rapper features production from collaborator Jae5, alongside IO, TSB and Nana Rogues and guest appearances from Icèe TGM, Koffee and Burna Boy

ADM rating[?]

8.1

Label
Black Butter
UK Release date
24/01/2020
US Release date
24/01/2020
  1. 10.0 |   NME

    With club-ready tracks sharing space with hard-won wisdom, J Hus' second album is a brilliant, career-defining collection
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  2. 9.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Big Conspiracy is an album that certifies J Hus as one of the most influential artists in UK music
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  3. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    The London rapper’s second album is smoother, preciser, and more measured. We see J Hus as a lost son of Gambia, an adult-in-progress, a talented pop polymath, and just a guy who has a lot of sex
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  4. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Full of unexpectedly bittersweet horns and electric guitar, his mellow confidence here eschews clutter and bombast
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  5. 8.0 |   The Independent

    Rapper is weathered by experience but still playful on this seamless album
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  6. 8.0 |   Q

    Perfects his uniquely intoxicating blend. Print edition only

  7. 8.0 |   The Guardian

    More introspective and subdued following a spell in prison – though with libido intact – J Hus is still masterfully blending styles
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  8. 8.0 |   Clash

    A diverse, introspective, and fascinating return
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  9. 8.0 |   music OMH

    The album’s musical style is very similar to Common Sense, a mixture of mid-tempo G-Funk and afrobeats, although this time there’s a smattering of drill too
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  10. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    If only it wasn’t January it would be the sound of the summer
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  11. 8.0 |   The FT

    The outlaw figure looms in the UK rapper’s smooth, upbeat second album
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