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Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

Kid Cudi

Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin'

Sixth album from the Cleveland-born rapper with guest appearances from André Benjamin, Travis Scott, Pharrell Williams and Willow Smith

ADM rating[?]

6.6

Label
Universal-Island
UK Release date
16/12/2016
US Release date
16/12/2016
  1. 8.0 |   The Music

    At 19 tracks, the project definitely could have used some editing, but like the man himself this is messy and complicated — but still utterly enthralling
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  2. 8.0 |   Exclaim

    Loaded with hits, but it also draws attention to Cudi's renewed sense of self. Cudi has finally slayed his demons, and he sounds all the better for it
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  3. 8.0 |   All Music

    Breathes gravitas into the Kid Cudi discography, realigning his trajectory and hinting at hope, possibility, and, most importantly, recovery
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  4. 7.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    It is definitely a record that demands repeated attention, as a cursory listen will not unveil all its hidden gems
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  5. 6.7 |   Pitchfork

    The most focused he’s sounded since 2010’s Man on the Moon II, with the same drawbacks that have always plagued him
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  6. 6.7 |   Gig Soup

    Kid Cudi is a true role model for an industry that often has a warped vision of mental health, and this album, as much as it is a cry for help, should perhaps be seen as the opening of a new dialogue that can only benefit those suffering from mental illness
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  7. 6.0 |   The Observer

    Has a roll call of collaborators that feels like a group hug
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  8. 6.0 |   PopMatters

    The curious case of Scott Mescudi continues on Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin', which runs at 87 minutes across 19 tracks
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  9. 5.8 |   Consequence Of Sound

    A record concerned with little more than keeping up appearances
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  10. 5.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Kid Cudi’s biggest demons, self-indulgence and indecision, are alive and well on his sixth LP
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