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Flu Game

AJ Tracey

Flu Game

Second studio album from London-born rapper Ché Wolton Grant includes guest appearances from Nav, Digga D, T-Pain, Kehlani and SahBabii

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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    The Londoner bills himself as music's Michael Jordan with an ode the player's infamous 1997 match, supported by star teammates such as Kehlani and Nav
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  2. 8.0 |   Clash

    A speedy and stimulating affair, ‘Flu Game’ is a place of pace, intensity, and variety. The ability to blend grime, drill, pop, garage, dancehall, and soul with such ease is consistent throughout
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  3. 8.0 |   Evening Standard

    Taking inspiration from a legendary NBA match, the man from Ladbroke Grove is really going for the big time
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  4. 8.0 |   The Independent

    There’s a brief dabbling in US-crossover appeal with Chicago singer SahBabii, before he darts back to the familiarity of Ladbroke Grove. AJ’s still running this game on his terms. Fair play
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  5. 8.0 |   The Observer

    Ladbroke Grove meets the NFL as the London rap star eyes the US market on a basketball-inspired album of nonstop bangers
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  6. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Despite some minor hiccups, when the bangers come on Flu Game they come hard. AJ Tracey knows how to write excellent music and although not every experimentation is on the money, the creativity is undeniable
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  7. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    Good music with a concept that bounces off the rim
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  8. 6.0 |   The Arts Desk

    It also feels a little like a split personality: trying to keep the menace of road level rap but also accept that he is part of the music industry establishment
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  9. 6.0 |   The FT

    The rapper is among the next generation of London MCs, following in the footsteps of Stormzy and Skepta
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  10. 5.0 |   Loud And Quiet

    There are standouts here, but it’s not enough to stop Flu-Game straddling in mid-table mediocrity
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