My boy recently asked me my take on the new Drake. So I gave it to him. Remembering that that's what blogs are for, I am Now giving it to you:
On Take Care, Drizzy Drake simply maintains. This album has a lot more slow cuts than his previous work, or any other notable hip hop record. Although the beats have slowed, his talent for lyricism hasn’t waned. It hasn’t improved, but it hasn’t gotten worse. A lot of times, when artists reach the level of success that he has, whether it be the pressure to repeat, or the cockiness that comes with fame, the very thing that makes them talented becomes distorted and a watered-down version of itself. But with Drake’s lyrics, he’s proven on Take Care, that it’s hard to improve on something that is almost perfect.
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