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Brick Body Kids Still Daydream

Open Mike Eagle

Brick Body Kids Still Daydream

Sixth album from the Chicago born rapper, now based in LA and member of the hip hop collective Project Blowed

ADM rating[?]

7.8

Label
Mello Music Group
UK Release date
15/09/2017
US Release date
15/09/2017
  1. 9.1 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    One of the few artists that seems to improve with every release, and just when you thought he couldn’t get better than a full collaboration with Paul White on yesteryear’s Hella Personal Film Festival, he does just that
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  2. 9.0 |   Tiny Mix Tapes

    Throughout the album, Eagle manages to inject novelty into 2017’s most worn-out declaration: things suck right now
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  3. 9.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This is the Chicago MC’s most ambitious work, brimming with manifold voices, unified by formidable compassion
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  4. 8.1 |   Pitchfork

    It’s a colorful portrait of lives that are typically rendered in one dimension. And yet somehow, he can still make us laugh
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  5. 8.0 |   The Skinny

    As always, Eagle’s hooks are strong and on most of the tracks he nests choruses within other choruses, alternating between sing-song passages, catchy mantras and quick-fire chants until it's earworms all the way down
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  6. 8.0 |   The 405

    Throughout Brick Body Kids Still Daydream, it’s Eagle’s literary gifts that leap out at you
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  7. 7.5 |   Under The Radar

    The beats are welcoming, jazzy, and minimal while Mike sing-raps his poignant lines in a typically poetic and smooth cadence
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  8. 7.5 |   Consequence Of Sound

    Well worth the time it takes for this sobering album to truly sink in
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  9. 6.0 |   Spectrum Culture

    Open Mike Eagle continues to separate himself from the pack as a fascinating figure in hip hop
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