12 Songs, 33 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

When her campy, provocative videos first went viral in 2015, Cupcakke immediately gained a reputation for over-the-top freakiness—which wasn’t surprising, given song titles like “Vagina” and “Deepthroat.” But there’s way more to the Chicago rapper than sex-positive raps, and on her fourth album, she proves it. It’s not as though she’s completely dialed down the raunch—the bubbly trop-house banger “Garfield” fits a full album’s worth of winking sex puns into one track. But more often, Cupcakke’s straight-up spitting, with enough full-throttle intensity to stand up against any other rapper in Chicago right now. On the sparse but massive “Cereal and Water,” she tackles everything from police brutality to deadbeat parents to abusive men; you can feel her passion viscerally with every bar. And she dedicates the bass-heavy closing track, “A.U.T.I.S.M.,” to her fans on the spectrum, rapping: “Voice shouldn’t be judged if it’s used loudly or quietly.” Joke’s on you if you pegged Cupcakke as pure provocateur—on Eden, she’s limitless.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.

EDITORS’ NOTES

When her campy, provocative videos first went viral in 2015, Cupcakke immediately gained a reputation for over-the-top freakiness—which wasn’t surprising, given song titles like “Vagina” and “Deepthroat.” But there’s way more to the Chicago rapper than sex-positive raps, and on her fourth album, she proves it. It’s not as though she’s completely dialed down the raunch—the bubbly trop-house banger “Garfield” fits a full album’s worth of winking sex puns into one track. But more often, Cupcakke’s straight-up spitting, with enough full-throttle intensity to stand up against any other rapper in Chicago right now. On the sparse but massive “Cereal and Water,” she tackles everything from police brutality to deadbeat parents to abusive men; you can feel her passion viscerally with every bar. And she dedicates the bass-heavy closing track, “A.U.T.I.S.M.,” to her fans on the spectrum, rapping: “Voice shouldn’t be judged if it’s used loudly or quietly.” Joke’s on you if you pegged Cupcakke as pure provocateur—on Eden, she’s limitless.

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics.
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Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
63 Ratings

63 Ratings

Mathew N ,

HER MIND

CupcakKe has came such a long way! Each album just keeps getting better and better. My favorite song from this album has to be A.U.T.I.S.M. Thank you for using your platform for good as well as making us laugh with songs like Typo and Garfield! Love you CupcakKe.

cupcakkecanpopmypussy ,

The Future of Rap

Elizabeth Eden Harris known more popularly by her stage name: CupcakKe released her much anticipated second album of 2018. Unlike many artists who cannot even put out a single every year, CupcakKe has managed to release two full length albums without lacking in any department. This album includes 12 songs, 2 of the songs having been released prior to the album, Quiz and Blackjack, which are lyrically amazing and shows off how far CupcakKe has come as an artist since her first album (six albums ago) in 2016 (two years). Each song is unique enough to were you could listen to each on an individual replay, however when played altogether you get a full experience.
While I enjoyed each song in the album the ones that mostly stand out to me are PetSmart, Dangled, Garfield, Don’t Post Me, and A.U.T.I.S.M.
PetSmart is a track with fire lyrics and a bass dope that truly makes someone want to dance. Dangled is also amazing with a good beat and message while maintaining CupcakKe’s charisma. Garfield pays tribute to how CupcakKe got her name out with unapologetically sexual lyrics and body positivity. In Don’t Post Me you here a new beat styling and vocal editing that is rather easy to get into a mood with, and a nice reference to her song from her previous album Ephoriza called Post Pic. In the final track A.U.T.I.S.M she provides an anthem about embracing those with autism and other mental issues.
However there are no tracks that I would skip over. CupcakKe brings a new sound to female rappers and rap with a wide range that some musicians could only ever hope to have.
If you like rap or music in general you should give her a listen to. I’ve been listening to her since day one and she has only improved as an artist and remained humble over the years.
Please support this artist so she can make great content.

OHJ90H9 ,

Ephorize’s angry sister.

Cupcakke has a more darker and angrier tone in this follow up to the magnificent Ephorize from earlier this year. Overall I found it weak in some parts so I have to say that if you had to choose between these two albums released by her this year, go for Ephorize.

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