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World Wide Whack

Tierra Whack

World Wide Whack

Debut studio album from the Philadelphia rapper following her 2018 mixtape

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  1. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    Tierra Whack is making mainstream hip-hop interesting on WORLD WIDE WHACK, an album where no two songs are alike
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  2. 8.0 |   NME

    The Philadelphia rapper follows last year’s meta horror movie ‘Cypher’ with a masterful ‘debut’ that blends her trademark playfulness with heartrending sincerity
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    We’ve seen all types of sound and productions come out of Whack’s colourful discography over the years, but it’s the honest messaging that makes ‘WORLD WIDE WHACK’ her bravest work to date
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  4. 8.0 |   Rolling Stone

    Her rap style and World Wide Whack’s buoyant production make sure its heavy themes don’t weigh it down; instead, the beats build her character
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  5. 8.0 |   Slant Magazine

    The album (re)establishes Whack as one of the most creative rappers in the game
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  6. 8.0 |   The Observer

    The Philadelphia rapper takes her Missy Elliott-gone-Sesame Street vibe to a darker place on her debut album proper
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  7. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Delirious, candy-coated turbulence
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  8. 8.0 |   Dork

    As much a leap forward as it is a deep dive inward, whether you’re drawn in by the beats, the bars, or the bravado, one thing’s for certain: Tierra Whack has once again set the level impossibly high, not just for herself, but for everyone else too
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  9. 7.5 |   Spin

    Stretches Whack’s stylistic range, reintroducing an artist who seems more deeply in tune with her emotions
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  10. 7.4 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    Another example of how Tierra Whack is so good at carefully removing the barriers between vocal performances, genres, and even emotions that it always ends up looking like no trouble at all
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  11. 7.3 |   Pitchfork

    Five years after her brief but spectacular debut, Tierra Whack digs deep into her psyche for an anxious, dark, and raw follow-up. She remains a magnetic performer even if the music has lost some of its color
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  12. 7.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    The influential but less-than-prolific Philly rapper returns with a spare, casually compelling full length
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  13. 7.0 |   Exclaim

    While it loses some of her past work’s joyous electricity, it reveals something truer. This is Whack’s world after all, we’re just lucky enough to live in it
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