Migos "Culture" Album Review

Migos is a name that some are very familiar with or some just recently discovered.  With their single that went to No. 1 more quickly than anyone expected, Migos just hit a jackpot of “a whole lotta new money”. 

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Four years ago, the trio of Atlanta rappers, Offset, Quavo, and Takeoff, dropped their debut mixtape Young Rich N*ggas, their most successful track being “Versace”. Fast forward to 2015 with the release of Yung Rich Nation; Migos were beginning to make a name for themselves. Personally, I was a huge fan of “Fight Night” and “Freak No More”, along with several other catchy songs, so I’m a little surprised that not many people knew who they were until late 2016.

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“The Beatles of this generation”, according to Childish Gambino, just released their highly anticipated album, Culture. The Hip-Hop masterpiece has 13 songs with a couple of big name features, such as 2 Chainz, Gucci Mane, and Travis Scott. The songs catch your ear just like their hit “Bad and Boujee”. 

Some might argue that “Bad and Boujee” is the best song on the album, but that just means that they didn’t listen to the whole track list. Personally, “What the Price” and “Big on Big” are my favorites. 

Culture features a new sound for Migos. When they first emerged into the world of hip-hop, the majority of their songs had the trio rapping about drugs and sex with hard beats in the background. Their beats are still fire but there’s more of a melody to the songs on Culture. There’s a lot of repetition and auto-tune to give the trio their iconic sound. 

Migos is projected to sell 70,000-80,000 copies of their new album this week, according to XXL Magazine. With those numbers in mind, Migos can expect a lot of great things coming their way, and honestly, they deserve it. 

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