Whole Lotta Red

Playboi Carti

Whole Lotta Red

Second album from the Atlanta rapper Jordan Terrell Carter, with guests including Future, Kanye West and Kid Cudi

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AWGE / Interscope
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  1. 8.3 |   Pitchfork

    The Atlanta rapper’s third record is both wildly innovative and strikingly consistent. It’s hard, melodic, experimental, and unlike anything else happening in mainstream rap
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  2. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    On the most anticipated and ambitious project of his career, the SoundCloud-rap icon channels the cathartic spectacle of metal and hardcore punk
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    While losing some of the pop appeal of his previous work, Whole Lotta Red represents Playboi Carti coming into a new phase of his artistry, however jagged and disorienting the process may be
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  4. 7.0 |   PopMatters

    Demonstrates Playboi Carti's commitment to dynamic growth and experimentation. However, it's painfully apparent that Carti needs more features.
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  5. 6.0 |   NME

    The rapper hoped to give fans a Christmas treat with this surprise release. It wasn't quite a lump of coal, but doesn't reach the dizzying highs he's capable of
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  6. 2.7 |   Beats Per Minute

    The problem is Whole Lotta Red hardly ever gives Carti a chance to be real. He puts on vapid personas like ‘rock star’ and ‘vampire’ like he’s at Halloween Express. Tracks are Seinfeldian in their nothingness
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