23. YG “MY KRAZY LIFE”

March 18, 2014
A couple of days ago I went back and listened to My Krazy Life and paused it at “Bicken Back Bein Bool” and said to myself, “Shit this is a great fucking album!” Nearly 6 years later and YG’s debut album still slaps. My personal favorites are “I Just Wanna Party”, “Bicken Back Bein Bool”, “Who Do You Love?”, “Really Be”, “Left, Right” and “My Nigga”. I can tell a story about each song and why it resonates, but that’s not necessary lol.

 

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22. Jhene Aiko “Sail Out”

November 12, 2013
Jhene Aiko writes and sings from her soul. I enjoy it when she gets into her sad, “fuck you” bag. Her debut EP Sail Out is a vibe that continues to shapeshift through the years. The album features Vince Staples, Kendrick Lamar, Childish Gambino, and Ab-Soul. Out of the seven-song tracklist, my favorite one is, “Comfort Inn Ending (Freestyle)”, its simple, raw and enough.
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