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Anime, Trauma And Divorce

Open Mike Eagle

Anime, Trauma And Divorce

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

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  1. 10.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    The US rapper can be exceptionally proud of this album, fantastic tracks, and brilliant beats can be heard throughout and a high platform has now been set for the future as he has absolutely nailed it with Anime, Trauma and Divorce
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  2. 9.0 |   Clash

    The 12-track project explores the collapse of a marriage, financial turmoil, anxiety, self-doubt and self-care. A lesser rapper might sink in the mire, but Open Mike has always been dope on the mic, and ‘Anime, Trauma and Divorce’ find him at his best
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  3. 8.3 |   Beats Per Minute

    A self-help rap record that manages to be heart-breaking and humorous at the same time, and never takes its audience for granted, which is a rare find in any medium

  4. 8.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    This record will earn the cultish acclaim coming its way
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  5. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Open Mike Eagle processes pain through pop culture and humour
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  6. 8.0 |   DIY

    Life may have given Open Mike Eagle some fresh citrus fruit, but this resulting record is some sweet, sweet lemonade
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  7. 8.0 |   Pitchfork

    On his bleakly comic new album, Open Mike Eagle surveys the damage of one terrible year, using anime mythology as a lens for examining real-life pain
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