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July 16, 2013

'Yeezus' disappoints with poor mix of rhythm, lyrics

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COMMERCE — Out of the 10 songs on the album, three are good quality from start to finish- “I’m in it”, “Black Skinhead”, and “New Slaves”. He used a heavy amount of auto-tune and other forms of voice-mangling in this album that seems overdone because he failed to master the art of blending it all to form a song that conveys a feeling that hits you hard with lyrics, with only the three previous exceptions. This album should have been a demo for a stronger album.

I think if Kanye respected the fact he could be laying the road for a whole new type of hip-hop, he really could have left a lasting impression with this album. Instead, I expect Yeezus will wash away with the hype.

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