Editors’ Notes At only 15 minutes in length (divided into 15 minute-long vignettes), Tierra Whack’s debut feels less like an album than a dollhouse, or a cartoon, or a perfect plate of canapés: brief, intricate, and orderly, but bursting with energy and imagination. Is she a rapper? Well, she raps. Is she a singer? She sings, too. But mostly, Whack World serves as an introduction to Whack’s restless creativity, distilling whole worlds of feeling—from carefree (“Pet Cemetery,” “Cable Guy”) to reflective (“4 Wings”), sultry (“Hungry Hippo,” “Flea Market”) to playfully threatening (“F**k Off”)—in the time it takes most artists to finish the intro. Visually, Whack World—presented here as a short film to accompany the music—follows in the vein of artists like Hype Williams, Missy Elliott, and Outkast: hip-hop as kids’-show surrealism. “He likes my diamonds and my pearls/I said thank you, I designed it,” Whack chirps on “Hungry Hippo.” “Not your average girl.”

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Black Nails
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1:05
 
Bugs Life
2
1:00
 
Flea Market
3
1:11
 
Cable Guy
4
1:01
 
4 Wings
5
1:01
 
Hookers
6
1:01
 
Hungry Hippo
7
1:02
 
Pet Cemetery
8
1:01
 
F**k Off
9
1:00
 
Silly Sam
10
1:01
 
Fruit Salad
11
1:00
 
Pretty Ugly
12
1:00
 
Sore Loser
13
1:01
 
Dr. Seuss
14
1:08
 
Waze
15
1:01
 

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  • Dr. Seuss
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  • Sore Loser
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  • Bugs Life
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  • Hookers
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  • F**k Off
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