HNDRXX is an album by Atlanta rapper Future. Future usually is the type of rapper to make hype trap bangers about moving coke, sipping sizzurp and fucking your bitch in some Gucci flip flops, a one trick pony that is rather impressive at times, 2015 being his magic year in quality. Hmong this project he happens to step out of his comfort zone to create a more emotional project about relationships, many more soulful trap beats as well as a calmer voice that occasionally leads to singing. That's the biggest problem here, singing. Listening to Future's voice with or without autotune, you know it's raspy, slurred, and all in all not really meant for singing yet on songs like Use Me he decides to go all out for a not so nice effect, he does it lightly in some songs and gets away with a pass for not going too much into it and it can sometimes mesh well with the beat, but not on incredible and use me for example and it wouldn't on The if the heat didn't sound so electronic like him even though that song is kind of iffy. Very occasionally in some songs the autotune makes his voice sound good, often with an exhoey noice where he sounds like a smooth robot, sometimes it sounds like other voices are mixed. Now to lyrics and production. Lyrically I have to applaud Future for rapping about women and not about hoes, for rapping about love and relationship instead of despair and it makes his lyrics much more intriguing to listen to. The productio is honestly great, a mix of trap and rnb it makes for a nice blend, and when Future raps his verses with emotion it sounds nice, my favourite example is Damage and my favourite example for a song where he sings is Neva Missa Lost. Overall the enjoyably, I'd give this an 84/100 as I still loved it despite some singing mishaps, critically it's at a 78/100 as I found some of the songs were annoying and pointless as a whole and I just feel they needed and could have been removed from bad autotune on singing or unenjoyable production. It was fairly adventurous, experimental and creative for a trap artist and I do applaud him for that.
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