Album Review | A$AP Rocky – At.Long.Last.A$AP

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A$AP Rocky isn’t one of my favorite rappers, but he’s close. I really liked his debut mixtape, Live.Love.A$AP, and I really loved his album, Long.Live.A$AP. I seriously loved almost every song on both of those projects, so I’m expecting this album to be dope af. The only singles that I’ve heard from this project are Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye II & Multiply. Why the fuck isn’t Multiply on this album? I fucking love that song. That song is my shit. I’m ’bout to listen to that song right now. Okay, I’m listening to it right now. This song is dope af. That Juicy J feature was a waste of time. I hope Rocky didn’t pay for that shit. He could’ve had Yams do that shit talking. I’m pretty sure A$AP Yams was still alive when that song dropped, wasn’t he? Yeah, he died in January this year and Multiply came out last year in October. Speaking of Yams, the official album cover for this project is pretty wack.

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No disrespect; the idea was cool, but whoever edited it did a fucking terrible job. There were so many better fan made covers that had the same concept. I still think the one that I used up there is my favorite, but there are a lot of dope ones. R.I.P. to Yams tho. That’s sad. I really don’t like the official cover tho. They coulda did a much better job with that. I’m expecting this album to be dope. I loved Live.Love.A$AP & I thought Long.Live.A$AP was even better. I hope I’m not disappointed.

Track 1: Holy Ghost Feat. Joe Fox (Prod. Danger Mouse & DJ Khalil)

There are only four songs out of eighteen that don’t have any features. That might be a problem. We’ll see tho. AH! My left ear just got really itchy for no reason. Fuck. Okay, it’s better now. Damn. Okay, I haven’t even started the album yet, but I’m gonna tell you right now: this motherfucker is way too damn long. I know I’m reviewing every Tech N9ne album and he has around 25 songs on each project, but he’s versatile enough to keep things interesting and he always has a lot of skits on there anyway. This project has 18 tracks. Yelawolf’s latest project had 18 tracks and that bitch took me so fucking long to review. These better be some good fucking songs. Okay, I’m gonna go ahead and start this song now. This beat is dope. It kinda reminds me of the beat from Gunshowers by Ghostface Killah & BADBADNOTGOOD. This beat isn’t nearly as good as the one on the intro to Long.Live.A$AP. I guess it’s kind of unfair to compare the two projects, but I don’t give a fuck. This is nice tho. I still like the beat. He’s actually rapping. He still isn’t spittin’ mind blowin’ bars or anything, but he’s definitely improved a lot. There are a lot of religious themes and references in this song. Well, it’s more than just references. He’s rappin’ about his relationship with God and strugglin’ to not be a sinner when you can have anything you want. Joe Fox is singin’ on the outro. It’s a cool song I guess. The singing at the end ain’t bad. It makes it sound like the soundtrack to a western movie. I like how he kept things simple. It’s just a nice beat, one verse & Joe Fox singin’ on the outro. On the intro, there’s an obviously white guy talkin’ about how “This nigra kept his soul from the Devil.” What the fuck is a nigra? Why the fuck was old racist white people always gettin’ creative with they racial slurs? They would always say shit like “nigro” instead of negro. That just makes it more infuriating. I’ll be offended if someone calls me a negro, but if I get called a “nigro” somebody’s gonna die. I like this song, but it’s not amazing or anything. It’s dope, but I’m not in love with this song like I was with the intro to his first album. It’s dope tho. I fuck with it. 4/5


I know y’all are probably tired of hearing about this, but the FUCKING INTERNET AT MY HOUSE IS SO FUCKING ANNOYING. Why does the shit not work? It works in literally every room except mine. FUCK! I’m not even connected right now. I won’t be able to save this shit. Thank God I keep a backup in Pages. Don’t worry guys, you’ll stop hearing about my fuckin’ fucked up shitty ass internet soon. I just gotta get myself one of them Belkin range extenders. My old one stopped working. Piece of shit only lasted like one year. It might’ve actually been two. It felt like one tho. It’s 1:10 AM. Man. I kinda don’t feel like listening to this album. There’s a left over taco in my fridge down stairs. I think I’m finna go get that. Geez, my feet are freezing. I think I have low circulation or something. I looked it up and the website I clicked on said something about a water bottle with warm water. I’m not sure what the fuck they were talkin’ about. Alright, I’m gonna go get that taco, then I’ll listen to the next song. Fuck yeah, this taco smells fucking delicious. Reheated tacos are the best kind. We got them from this place called Chubby’s Tacos. I don’t know if that’s a North Carolina thing or not. If there’s one near you you should try it. I’m about to eat a ground beef taco from Chubby’s. There’s also a pizza place called Chubby’s. I’ve never been there, but I saw pictures of the pizza online and it looked fuckin’ terrible. There’s a soft drink in Trinidad (my mom’s from Trinidad) called Chubby and that shit is my shit. I fuckin’ love that shit. The red one is my favorite. Either that or the banana one. While I’m takin’ this little break, I should mention that I’ve been thinking about changing the theme of my website. Everything is really big and cluttered and I’m pretty sure most people don’t even know that there’s a comment section. People have been hittin’ me up on Twitter (@ognickmarsh) instead of just leaving comments. I actually think you have to have a WordPress account to leave comments. That’s fucking stupid. Ok, y’all can keep tweetin’ at me if you don’t have a WordPress account. Man, that’s annoying. They should change that. Why is it so hard to make good comment sections? RapGenius probably has the best one. That’s the only one that isn’t fucking up all the time for me. I’ll probably change the theme like five days after this review goes up. The back of my left leg is so fucking itchy right now. It’s like right behind the knee. I hate it when people say shit like, “My leg is itchy. I need to ITCH my leg.” It’s SCRATCH you fucking bastard. My sister and I agree that using the word “itch” as a verb is fucking stupid. I also apologize that reviews have been kinda slow on this website lately. The Tech N9ne albums take a long ass time to review and I’ve also been busy with exams at school and, like I mentioned earlier, the internet in my room has been fuckin’ up lately. I’m about to be on summer break tho, so y’all should be gettin’ more reviews. Okay, I’m finna go ahead and eat this taco and then get back to the actual review. Oh, wow. The Belkin Range Extender is only $39.99. I thought it was like 100 bucks for some reason. That taco was bomb af, but the bread was a little dry. I get the same thing every time I go. I might mix things up a lil bit and try the “chubbychanga” next time. I’m still kinda hungry, but that was the last taco. Fuck me…

Track 2: Canal St. Feat. Bones (Prod. Hector Delgado, Klimeks & Frans Mernick)

I’m not familiar with Bones, but people were freaking out about him being on this album in the comment section of HotNewHipHop when the track list was revealed. He must be pretty dope. Either that or they’re just riding dick. People act the same way about Travi$ Scott. I’m sorry, but he just can’t rap. Anyway, this beat is dope af. Rocky did his thing on the first verse. Bones is just on the hook. It’s dope af, but unnecessary. It’s nothing Rocky couldn’t have did by himself. Bones’ voice even kinda sounds like Rocky’s too. Oh. Shit. Never mind… This is apparently just an old Bones song that Rocky rapped over. It’s a song called Dirt. This is basically just a remix of Dirt. All he did was take out Bones’ verses and rap over it himself. Wow. If I was a Bones fan I would be so fucking disappointed right now. Not only is he using the same exact track, but we don’t even get a new verse from Bones. Hell, we don’t even get an OLD verse from Bones. I’m listening to this Dirt track and I would honestly probably give it a 4. I like the beat and the hook, but why the fuck do he sound so monotone? When Earl Sweatshirt does it he sounds depressed, but this guy Bones just sounds really high. His verse wasn’t even really that good. He’s just sayin’ typical rap shit. He’s basically just sayin’, “I smoke. DON’T FUCKING TOUCH ME BITCH I WILL CUT YOU.” Fuck. People are gonna be so mad at me for sayin’ that. A$AP Rocky’s bars were a lot more interesting than anything Bones had to say tho. Seriously. It was pretty weird that he just took this track from Bones and made it his, but at least Bones will be gettin’ more shine. I just won’t be checkin’ him out. I’m still gonna add his verse to this song with Garageband tho. Just to make things a little more interesting. Well, since my internet is so bad, the download isn’t working. Ah fuck it. It ain’t worth it anyway… I like this version better. The beat is very slightly different. It’s a really good beat tho. The hook is dope. A$AP Ferg’s ad-libs are in the background for some reason. Not sure why. This hook is mixed pretty poorly. You can tell this is a remix. I like this, but it could’ve been executed better. It’s dope. I fuck with it. 4/5

Track 3: Fine Whine Feat. Future, Joe Fox & M.I.A. (Prod. S.I.K. & THC)

Fine Whine

Today was my last day as a sophomore. 10th grade was honestly boring af. Being a freshman was fun tho. Hopefully 11th grade is better. The first thing I did when I got home was strip all my clothes off and eat an ass load of donuts. My English teacher gave them to me. They’re apparently from Lowes. When he told us that I was like, “HUH?” I thought he bought donuts from a hardware store. There’s a place called Lowes Foods tho. I didn’t know that. They’re some of the best donuts I’ve ever had. They’re star shaped. If you live near a Lowes Foods, you need to try them motherfuckin’ donuts. You won’t regret it. Now that I’m on break these reviews should be coming a lot faster. Don’t get mad at me if I start slackin’ tho. I don’t know if I’m gonna like this song. The only thing that I like about Future is the melodies that he is able to come up with. He even fucks that up sometimes tho. The only thing I ever heard by M.I.A. was Paper Planes and I didn’t like that one… Shit was corny to me. I was like 10 years old when that song came out tho. I might like it now. I doubt it tho. Ok, I’m gonna start the song now. Joe Fox is… “Singing” I guess. It’s kinda half assed. Kinda like how Drake sings. I like it tho. It sounds good so far. I really like this beat. It kinda sounds like one of those empty, hollow, atmospheric Drake songs. I like it tho. Not sure why. It’s really slow. Rocky’s rapping really slowly and it’s pitch shifted. Nope. It’s really slow and it has no energy. I know it’s supposed to be like that. I guess the empty sound sort of fits the topic and it seems like he’s trying to make it sound depressing, but I coulda did without the pitch shift. I really don’t like pitch shifting in music. It’s fine when he does it for like 4 bars, but I can’t take a whole verse like that. Oh. The singing that Joe Fox was doing is actually the hook. That’s disappointing. Sonically, it felt like it was leading up to something, but it didn’t really ever go anywhere. I like the beat, but Rocky’s pitch shifted vocals and slow delivery really took away from it for me. M.I.A. did her thing on the bridge I guess. It was average. She actually sounds like she has energy. Oh God. What the fuck? Why does Future have a verse? When has anyone ever said that they liked the way Future raps? Who gets a feature from Future and gives him a verse, but not a hook? The only person that’s ever worked for is Mac Miller… Future’s verse is fucking terrible. His voice sounds so fucking awful. What the hell is wrong with his voice? Seriously it sounds like he has something stuck in his throat. “We with the shits on the real, I do this shit on the real / I like to drink on the real, I fuck your bitch on the real / We do this shit on the real, keep it real on the real.” Wow. That is just fucking horrible. Seriously, that is so fucking bad. Do people think that Future is a good rapper? He makes catchy music and he is good at coming up with melodic hooks, but his voice is horrible and he seriously can’t rap at all. I’m not feelin’ this. I thought it would be good at first because I liked the beat and the way Joe Fox was singin’ at the beginning, but that really would’ve worked better as an intro. I didn’t know he would be singing like that throughout the whole song. Rocky’s verse was mediocre. The pitch shifting and lifeless flow completely ruined it for me. The M.I.A. feature was completely unnecessary. Future is the worst thing about this song. The lyrics that I quoted earlier should be enough to explain why. Does he even know what rapping is? Never mind. I’m not feelin’ this. Future ruined this shit completely. This is terrible. This is wack af. 1/5

Track 4: L$D (Love X $ex X Dreams) [Prod. Hector Delgado, Jim Jonsin & Finatik N Zac]

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A$AP Rocky is singin’ right now. It’s really not that bad tho. This is weird. Why do I like A$AP Rocky’s singin’? This beat is dope af. This really isn’t what I expected, but it’s dope. This isn’t really even Hip Hop. He’s singin’ throughout the whole song. I don’t know… It’s not bad, but I thought it would be a lot more up-tempo and energetic when I saw the preview for the video and the title of the track. I thought it would have a crazier sound, kinda like Actin’ Crazy by Action Bronson. It’s good sonically, it’s just not for me. He’s pretty much just talkin’ about havin’ sex and… LSD. It’s really not a bad song, but I feel like I’ll never listen to this song ever again ever. It’s okay I guess. 3/5

Track 5: Excuse Me (Prod. Hector Delgado, LORD FLACKO, Vulkan The Krusader, Jim Jonsin & Finatik N Zac)

LORD FLACKO is the pseudonym that Rocky produces under. The only song that I think I’ve heard him produce is Suddenly. That beat was dope af, but there were like two other producers on that song I think. There are a fuck load of producers on this one too tho, so it should be dope. Never mind. This beat is nothing special. It’s not bad, but it doesn’t really stand out. It sounds very lighthearted and dreamy. It kinda reminds me of the beat for Brand New Guy. It’s not as good tho. His flow is cool I guess, but the shit he’s sayin’ just isn’t very interesting. Woah. The hook is pretty bad, but the beat just got a lot doper. Rocky’s singin’ and it’s terrible. This hook is so wack. I really only like the beat during the hook. It’s boring for the rest of the song. It’s a little better during the second verse, but not really. His flow is dope on the second verse, but I just don’t care about what he’s saying. The beat is underwhelming, the hook is wack af and the lyrics are uninteresting. This is wack. 2/5

Track 6: JD (Prod. Plu2o Nash)

This beat is dope af. Rocky’s flow on the first verse is dope af. WHAT THE FUCK? The song just ended… It’s only one minute and 38 seconds. God damnit. I really liked the beat and Rocky’s flow was nice. His lyrics weren’t amazing or anything, but they were definitely more interesting than the shit he was sayin’ in the last song. He’s just comparin’ himself to James Dean. Damn. This would be dope if it was longer… You can hear A$AP Ferg yellin’ in the background. That’s annoying. I like the track, but it’s underwhelming because of how short it is. It feels incomplete. Kinda like that track that Future did with Drake on his last album. This is okay I guess. A less skeletal version would be dope. 3/5

Track 7: Lord Pretty Flacko Jodye 2 (Prod. Nez & Rio)

Pretty Flacko II

I guess this is supposed to be the sequel to Pretty Flacko. I kinda wish he just called it Pretty Flacko, Pt. 2 or somethin’ like that. Holy fuck. This beat is annoying as FUCK. When the bass comes in it ain’t as bad, but still. It’s so grating. Lyrically, this is pretty much just two more Pretty Flacko verses. The beat isn’t horrible, but it’s just annoying as hell and it gets pretty boring after a while. The hook is cool I guess. Nothing about this track is really standing out. It’s just a boring, grating, Trap inspired beat with an average hook and average bars about why A$AP Rocky is so dope. This is one of the most generic songs I’ve heard in a while. One of the comments on RapGenius for this song says, “Holy fuck i get boner to this music.” I don’t even know what to say. It had two thumbs up. I gave it a thumbs down. 3 thumbs total. People putting gifs in the fucking comment section of RapGenius is so corny to me. This song is average at best for me. 3/5

Track 8: Electric Body Feat. ScHoolboy Q (Prod. Hector Delgado, Danger Mouse, THC & Teddy Walton)

This album is pretty fuckin’ disappointing so far. The songs that Q & Rocky do are usually pretty good. Hopefully this isn’t as mediocre as the rest of the album has been so far. This beat is dope af. Rocky’s flow on this verse is dope. There’s a part of his verse where the beat turns off and some chick says, “Oh, my God, your cable’s turned off / You shouldn’t’ve sucked the nigga’s dick for free.” I coulda did without that. That was corny af to me. It’s from a Vine where this fat lady says the same thing. Vine is just so fucking corny to me. That was just a slight road bump for the verse tho. It’s pretty good overall. Uh… This hook is so bad. No. This is so fucking bad. “She clap-clap-clap-clap-clap, she drop it low / Then she clap-clap-clap-clap-clap, down to the floor / Shake that ass girl, make that coochie wet / Shake that ass girl, make that coochie wet / Shake that ass girl, make that coochie wet / Shake that ass girl, make that coochie wet.” That’s so bad. I hate this hook. It’s so fucking bad. ScHoolboy Q’s flow is dope af on this one. He killed it. He definitely had a better verse than Rocky. Fuck. I really want to like this song, but the hook is just so bad and corny and lame and bad and I hate it because it sucks ass. The verses were dope and the beat was great, but the hook was really that bad. Nah. It’s alright I guess. Just take out the hook and it’s honestly dope af. 3/5

Track 9: Jukebox Joints Feat. Joe Fox & Kanye West (Prod. Che Pope & Kanye West)

Jukebox Joints

This beat is dope. The hook is cool I guess. Joe Fox did a good job, but the actual melody is nothing special. Rocky’s verses weren’t bad. The beat just switched up. This beat is dope af. This is really great so far. What the fuck? This Kanye West verse is… It’s… It’s so fucking bad… This might just be the worst Kanye verse I’ve ever heard in my life. “What’s up bruh? That all depends / With friends like you, who needs friends / Sometimes the best advice is no advice / Especially when it’s your advice / Oh! Man, remember / Your man was on stage dressed like a family member.” There are so many bad lines. I don’t know which ones to quote. “I remember Rochelle ain’t wanna fuck me with the polo / Ayye bitch you missed out, hashtag ‘Fomo’ / I got one child, one child / But I’m fuckin’, fuckin’, fuckin’ like I’m tryna make four more.” What the fuck is happening? Kanye, what the fuck are you doing? I honestly think that Kanye should just stop. He hasn’t really made a great project since 2010. It seems like anytime he does anything these days it’s either just kind of cool or fucking terrible. This song would be fucking great if it weren’t for Kanye West. This verse is a fucking joke. I honestly think that Future had a better verse on this album than Kanye West. This is okay. I’m gonna cut out Kanye’s verse in GarageBand. It was just fucking embarrassing. 3/5

Track 10: Max B Feat. Joe Fox (Prod. Hector Delgado & LORD FLACKO)

This beat is fucking crazy. A$AP sounds really energetic and his flow is dope. The shit that Rocky’s sayin’ is actually interesting this time. He’s talkin’ about all the fucked up and illegal shit that he’s done in his life and how he could’ve ended up just like Max B. Max B was a rapper who is in jail right now. He was given 75 years. Damn. They might as well just give him life. Can you imagine walking outside for the first time in 75 years? That would be fucking ridiculous. The idea of being gone for a few years and then coming back to see how much everything has changed is pretty weird to think about. The hook could honestly be a little better. Joe Fox is singin’ and it really isn’t bad, but it sounds kind of muffled. That’s annoying. Why can’t rappers just making everything sound clear? Fuck. The way the hook is mixed in just doesn’t sound right. Especially at the end where Rocky just gets cut off and the hook comes on outta nowhere. Joe Fox’s voice is really high on the hook too. It sounds like he’s really straining his voice. It would’ve sounded better if he just sang it in a lower pitch. I fuck with this song. The only actual problem I had was the hook. It’s not really bad enough to ruin the track tho. I fuck with this. This is dope. 4/5

EDIT: It’s been almost a year since this album came out, and this hook has actually grown on me. I really like it. I definitely fuck with this song now in 2016. I originally gave it a 4/5, but I think this song is dope af now. 5/5

Track 11: Pharsyde Feat. Joe Fox (Prod. Danger Mouse, Frans Mernick & Dan Lynas)

Joe Fox is singin’ on the intro and it sounds really good. This beat is dope af. This first verse from Rocky is dope. He’s basically just sayin, “I seent a lotta fucked up bullshit in my life and I don’t like that stuff, ya know?” I guess the hook’s cool. It’s not really doin’ it for me. It’s average. I like the beat and the verses. Rocky’s flow was nice. Joe Fox did his thing I guess. I don’t know if I like him. I like this song, but it’s just kinda bland. Nothing about it really stands out. The beat is great, but it’s just… I don’t know. It’s just not grabbing me. I like it, but something feels off. This is as close to a 3 as a song could possibly get without being a 3. This song is kinda dope tho. I fuck with this song. 4/5

EDIT: Again, this song has really grown on me. I actually love the hook. This is one of my favorite songs from the album now. I definitely fuck with this shit. 5/5

Track 12: Wavybone Feat. Juicy J & UGK (Prod. Juicy J, Crazy Mike, Lil Awree & Hector Delgado)

I’m really not the biggest fan of Juicy J. I think he’s a good producer and his hooks can be entertaining sometimes, but as a rapper he’s pretty generic. I never listened to UGK before. I listened to Bun B’s last album, but that’s pretty much all the experience I have with them. I have no idea how Rocky got his hands on an unreleased Pimp C verse, but according to RapGenius that’s what it is. I’m actually expecting this to be dope. “Gettin’ money is what I do.” That’s the hook. Lyrically, I can tell that this song is about to be generic af, but sonically this is pretty good so far. I like the hook. This beat is fucking dope af. Yes. Finally. This is the type of shit I wanna hear from Rocky. His flow is fucking dope and the beat is great. The hook isn’t wack af. Pimp C’s on the second verse. He sounds great. God. It’s always so depressing hearing a posthumous verse. It’s pretty good th- …Hold up. Did… Did he just say what I think he said? “I’m touchin’ on her cock.” I don’t think that’s a her… According to RapGenius, “Cock” is southern slang for vagina… I’m not very deep in the South, but I’ve never heard anyone call a vagina a cock. That doesn’t make sense. That’s like calling… That’s like calling a “penis” a “pussy.” That’s really what it is, but reversed. I guess I can give that line a pass, but damn. Kinda wish he didn’t say that. The line was questionable, but the rest of the verse is pretty dope. Juicy J’s flow is dope on this. “Your girlfriend a groupie like Trident she wanna chew me / Hell naw I ain’t cuffin’ ’em I’m a dog just like Snoopy.” That was lame as fuck. Why would you want a bitch to “chew” you? That would fucking hurt. His verse was kinda wack lyrically, but his flow was dope. Bun B definitely had the best verse. His flow was great and he sounded so smooth over this beat. I fuck with this. This is dope af. 5/5

Track 13: West Side Highway Feat. James Fauntleroy (Prod. Danger Mouse & Frans Mernick)

Rocky’s doin’ the half assed singin’ shit that Drake does on the hook and it doesn’t sound good at all. It kinda sounds like he’s bitin’ Chance The Rapper’s style. He sounds like he’s completely off beat. Not good. He pulls it together for the actual verses tho. This beat isn’t very good. Not feelin’ the beat. James Fauntleroy is singin’ right now. He sounds really good, but the beat is just so bad. I honestly think this might be horrible. Nah. Nah this is bad. I ain’t feelin’ this shit at all. This is bad. Rocky’s hook was wack af and so is the beat. I didn’t give a fuck about anything Rocky had to say. James Fauntleroy is the only thing that keeps this track from being a 1. 2/5

Track 14: Better Things (Prod. Frans Mernick)

The beat that this song starts out with was pretty wack, but it switched up after the intro. That whole part of this song was just wack. It wasn’t long tho. The beat on the rest of the song is dope af tho. He’s basically just tellin’ me that he fucked my bitch and… He fucks a lotta hoes. That’s pretty much all this song is. His flow is cool. The hook is cool I guess. WOW. He just fucking completely broke Rita Ora down. “I swear that bitch Rita Ora got a big mouth / Next time I see her might curse the bitch out / Kicked the bitch out once cause she bitched out / Spit my kids out, jizzed up all in her mouth / And made the bitch bounce.” That’s fucked up. The word jizz is so funny to me tho. I kinda wish he said “nutted” instead of “jizzed.” It wouldn’t’ve sounded as good, but it woulda been funnier. A lot of people are claiming that Rocky is “slut shaming” with these lyrics. I’m completely against slut shaming, but Rocky never called her a slut. In fact, most people would consider swallowing to be sluttier than spitting, so if anything he’s mad at her for NOT being sluttier. That’s even more fucked up now that I think about it… I don’t know about this song. The beat’s cool and his flow was nice, but the lyrics are just ridiculous and I’m really uninterested now. God. What the fuck? This album is boring as hell tbh. Why couldn’t this have been the last track? 3/5

Track 15: M’$ Feat. Lil Wayne (Prod. C-Note & Mike Dean)

M's

This is either gonna be really good or really fucking terrible. Okay, this beat is fucking crazy. Rocky’s just talkin’ about typical rap shit, but it’s pretty entertaining. His flow and delivery are both pretty nice. HAHAHA. This singin’ that Rocky did before the hook was fucking terrible. Something about it didn’t really bother me tho. I don’t know why. I think it’s because he only does it a little bit. The hook is pretty standard (sounds like a typical trap hook), but it’s still entertaining. Lil Wayne is… YO! WAYNE IS ACTUALLY GOIN’ THE FUCK IN! HE GOT AUTOTUNE ON HIS VOICE, BUT IT REALLY AIN’T THAT ANNOYING. HE’S RAPPIN’! GO AHEAD WAYNE DAMN! Holy fuck. Weezy fucking killed it. I haven’t heard a good Weezy verse since like, well… Smuckers actually… I swear if he’s rappin’ on the Carter V the same way he was rappin’ on this song and Smuckers then that could actually be a great album. I really hope Lil Wayne makes a great album. When Lil Wayne actually raps for real it’s great. His verse on this bitch was great. Rocky did his thing, but Wayne completely blew him away. I still liked Rocky’s verse tho, but damn. Wayne went off. I fuck with this shit. This shit is dope af. 5/5

Track 16: Dreams (Interlude) [Prod. LORD FLACKO & Frans Mernick]

I only rate interludes if they’re actual songs. This track has production credits, so I’m assuming it is a song. This beat sounds really dark. Rocky’s flow is really nice. Damn. The drums came in. Fuck. The beat keeps buildin’ up. This is great. The beat is dope af, and Rocky’s flow is dope too. The bars are pretty generic, but I still really like this. It is just an interlude. Not sure why this couldn’t have been a full song. I still fuck with it tho. This is dope. Just wish the shit was longer… 4/5

EDIT: I fucking love this song. I don’t even care about it being short anymore. This beat is crazy, and the way Rocky started this shit off saying “This is every heavy drug that’s known at every level” was fucking crazy. His flow and delivery are amazing. I fucking love this song. Yeah, it would’ve been nice if it was longer, but I don’t think it’s too short to enjoy. This song is my fuckin’ shit. This is dope af. 5/5

Track 17: Everyday Feat. Rod Stewart, Miguel & Mark Ronson (Prod. Mark Ronson, Emilie Haynie, Frans Mernick, Jeff Bhasker, LORD FLACKO, Tom Elmhirst & Hudson Mohawke)

Everyday

Goddamn. If this beat isn’t fucking incredible that will just be embarrassing. Rod Stewart is singin’ right now. It’s okay. Okay. Miguel’s singin’ the same melody. It sounds so much better. This song just feels big. The beat actually is dope af. Rocky did his thing. His flow was dope for the most part, but when the beat dropped out at the end of his verse it kinda sounded like his flow took a hit. The hook with Rod & Miguel is actually pretty dope. Damn. The beat just switched up. This is dope af. This beat is really fucking crazy. You can tell that out of all the songs so far, this one took the most effort. This is great. I don’t know why Mark Ronson was credited as a featured artist for this song. He doesn’t have a vocal presence. Maybe it’s because he wrote some of the lyrics or something. God. People posting gifs on RapGenius are so corny. Anyway, this song is definitely dope af. The beat is crazy and Miguel & Rod Stewart both did a great job with the hook. A$AP Rocky did his thing too. I fuck with this. This is dope af. 5/5

Track 18: Back Home Feat. Yasiin Bey, Acyde & A$AP Yams (Prod. Thelonious Martin, DDot Omen & LORD FLACKO)

I hope I don’t have to shit on this song. Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def) is dope af. I have no idea who Acyde is. I’d be surprised if A$AP Yams is doing anything other than shit talkin’ on the outro. This beat is fucking dope. “Past the racism and fake-ism
Type of hate that make you feel worse than a rape victim.” I’m not sure how I feel about that… I obviously don’t know for sure, but I’m pretty sure Rocky’s never felt half as bad as a fucking rape victim. His verse was cool I guess. He wasn’t saying anything that interesting. He wasn’t really saying anything that he hasn’t already said before. This hook kinda sucks. There’s a lot of shit going on. It just sounds noisy af. He’s doin’ that really high pitched singin’ shit that he did on the intro to his first album. His flow on this second verse is dope af. That verse was actually pretty dope. The hook doesn’t repeat. The beat does the same shit where it gets all noisy and fucked up, but Rocky pretty much just says “R.I.P. A$AP Yams.” He says the same thing like 5 different ways and then he basically says, “Okay, Yasiin Bey’s about to start rapping now. Enjoy.” He fucking killed it. Wow. His verse was pretty short, but it was fucking awesome. “Magnum spectacular, black man megalas / Shine amethyst, fly champion, it’s like that again / What’s happening? Mathematics master blin’.” His flow is fucking crazy. This might sound weird, but he actually kinda sounded like MF DOOM to me… His delivery and flow and everything just reminded me of DOOM. It was dope af. The song just ended. Okay, the beat just came back on. Yams is talkin’ shit. Damn. That was actually really entertaining. God. This is depressing. I always liked it when Yams talked shit like that. I don’t even know why. It was just entertaining. This song is dope af. I definitely fuck with this. I just realized I don’t think I heard anything from Acyde. I don’t know who that is. Maybe he played an instrument or wrote some lyrics or something. Idk. 5/5

Track +: Multiply Feat. Juicy J (Prod. Curtis Heron)

Multiply

This song isn’t actually on the album, but he released it as a promotional single before the album dropped. I’m hungry. This song got me so fucking excited for this album when I heard it for the first time. This beat is really dark. I think it uses the same sample as Gracias Malverde by Chevy Woods. I’m not sure tho. It’s really grimy and dark sounding. It’s not slow or anything tho. It’s fucking great. Good job, Curtis. Juicy J doesn’t do shit on here. I’m actually glad that he didn’t have a verse. All he did was talk shit. As I stated in the preamble to this review, I would’ve much rather had A$AP Yams talkin’ shit. Juicy J didn’t do a terrible job or anything, but I think it would’ve made more sense to have Yams do it. Rocky’s flow is fucking great on this song. Everything about this song is just so badass (except for the Juicy J feature. It woulda been more badass if Yams did it). I love the beat and the way Rocky flows over it is great. Rocky always sounds great over really dark & grimy beats like this. He shoulda did this more on the album. The hook is great too. “When the real niggas die, fake niggas gon’ multiply / When the real niggas die, fake niggas gon’ multiply / When all the real niggas die, fake niggas gon’ multiply / But if the real niggas live, fuck niggas won’t multiply.” Man, his flow on this song is just great. “Fuck with a nigga like me, RIP my nigga Pimp C.” The way he sounds when he says that is just great. This song is absolutely dope af. I fuck with this motherfuckin’ song, man. 5/5

Final Thoughts:

This is the most disappointing shit I’ve heard in a long ass time. I don’t think I’ve been this disappointed since Ab-Soul dropped These Days… A$AP Rocky used to be one of my favorite rappers. I don’t really think that he sucks as a rapper now, but these songs just aren’t that good. The beats were all pretty underwhelming and the hooks just didn’t work for the most part. This guy Joe Fox is cool I guess, but he honestly didn’t add much to these songs. I actually think that he’s pretty good, but his contributions to these songs in particular just didn’t do much for me. He did his thing on the first track tho. This whole album just felt really watered down. When he released Multiply, I thought that we would be getting an album full of tracks like Jodye, Suddenly, etc… I love it when he rhymes over grimy beats like that. I honestly think that Multiply is better than anything that actually made it onto the album. If Dreams was longer that would’ve been fucking dope. That’s the kinda shit I want from Rocky. Not fuckin’ Fine Whine. He needs to put more thought into the features that he puts on his shit. Future & Kanye West fucking sucked ass. Kanye West, what the fuck are you doing? If he raps like that on SWISH I am going to be fucking PISSED. I’m disappointed in this album, but I’d feel even more upset if I’d already listened to the other singles besides Pretty Flacko 2. The singles were really the only songs on here that weren’t underwhelming, except for Wavybone & Back Home. At least he kinda did something different by adding the Weezy verse to M’$. I will be shocked if I’m more disappointed than this by any other album this year. This is fucking… God damnit. Long.Live.A$AP was so fucking dope too. Fuck. The thing is, it really ain’t even that bad. I just expected so much more. This is one of the most average pieces of shit I’ve heard in a long time. There were some dope songs, but for the most part this is mediocre. I’m finna have to take off extra points for the disappointment too.

EDIT: I was trippin’… I mean, I’m still pretty disappointed by this album, but I was really pissed when I first heard this shit… I think there is an album’s worth of good material here. This shit is way too long tho. If he had cut this down to about 12 tracks of his best shit, then I probably wouldn’t have been as disappointed. He diluted this album with underwhelming shit like Fine Whine & West Side Highway tho. A lot of the features are pretty terrible too. This album has grown on me a little. I still don’t like the songs that I initially shat on, but I definitely like the songs that I liked before even more now. I still think he could’ve done a lot better with this album tho. I’m just not as bitter about it anymore. I think it’s a good album. It’s just too long. I’m finna need more songs like Dreams on the next album. I love that shit…

Favorite Song: Dreams

Least Favorite Song: Fine Whine

Verdict:

73%

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