At long last, Rocky's new album has come out. Rocky's previous albums are great and some of my personal favorites in new hip-hop so my expectations for this were huge. Was it good? Was it bad? Can Rocky beat out 3pac for album of the year? Let's find out ! ! ! !! Open the first spoiler for a more detailed track by track review, the second spoiler is my overall and closing thoughts. Track by Track Closing thoughts
A young woman is followed by an unknown supernatural force after getting involved in a sexual encounter.
As someone who basically gave up on the horror genre due to shit movie after shit movie, this movie was an insanely appreciated refresher. It Follows is perfect proof that you don't need crazy special effects, on location shoots, and big budgets to make a downright creepy film. From the spectacular soundtrack to heavy use of continuous shots, this movie creates an atmosphere rivaled by no horror movie in recent times. I was actually on the edge of my seat for many scenes and was really not sure at all where the movie would end up going. There are deeper, underlying themes wrapped throughout the entire movie if you're looking to delve in past surface level as well which I respect. The casting was perfect, the length was great, and most importantly the movie was original and showed greats amount of creativity.
Score - 8.5/10
Instead of reviewing a new album, I'm going to look at a specific artist and what I believe are their top 3 albums in their discography. Electric said I should go back and review older albums so this is my way of doing that without going track by track since that takes a little too long. I plan on talking about artists from genres outside of hip-hop after this but I thought I'd start with my favorite artist.
MF DOOM is a rapper who takes on a bunch of personalities and works with plenty of different producers, so I'm going to be combining them all to give me a top 3 albums he's worked on.
#1. Madvillainy -
#2. MM.. FOOD -
#3. The Mouse and the Mask -
Thread's gonna be updated both tomorrow and the day after with albums #2 and #3. Lemme know if this is something you guys are interested in. Like I said I plan on talking about other genres with stuff like experimental rock, electronic, and other stuff I'm into.