16 Songs, 53 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

As hip-hop went global, so too did its sonic possibilities. GASHI, a Libya-born ethnic Albanian refugee who eventually found home as a youth in Brooklyn, brings both an immigrant success narrative and an outer-borough understanding of the genre’s infinite promise to his major-label album debut. From the sleek DJ Snake jams “Creep On Me” and “Safety” to the confident club single “My Year” with G-Eazy, the JAY-Z cosigned rapper/singer espouses a maximalist and uninhibited sound with easygoing hooks and mass appeal. Relatable songs about complicated romances such as “Roses” are balanced with aspirational anthems like “Disrespectful.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Apple Digital Master

EDITORS’ NOTES

As hip-hop went global, so too did its sonic possibilities. GASHI, a Libya-born ethnic Albanian refugee who eventually found home as a youth in Brooklyn, brings both an immigrant success narrative and an outer-borough understanding of the genre’s infinite promise to his major-label album debut. From the sleek DJ Snake jams “Creep On Me” and “Safety” to the confident club single “My Year” with G-Eazy, the JAY-Z cosigned rapper/singer espouses a maximalist and uninhibited sound with easygoing hooks and mass appeal. Relatable songs about complicated romances such as “Roses” are balanced with aspirational anthems like “Disrespectful.”

Parental Advisory: Explicit Lyrics. Mastered for iTunes
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Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

shonn.greene ,

🔥🔥

🔥🔥

deaf moon ,

You talkin' to me?

You talkin' to me? You... Talkin' to me? To me... You're talkin'?

Chametsky15 ,

He made it!

This album is amazing! Gashi is going to be a force to be reconvened with. My boy Larry making Brooklyn proud!

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