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Do we have any updates on when Utopia from Travis Scott will drop? Cant wait in all honesty
 

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Travis is fine. 90210 is a brilliant song. Don’t be a dick to people. Everyone likes different things.

Thats fine but if James Corden can be labelled scum on here then surely calling Travis garbage which he clearly is is fair game as well.

Modern hip hop is in such a poor state because the likes of Scott, Carti and their autotubed drivel is rated highly.

I realize its a commercial hip hop thread and ill say no more but calling him trash is not being a dick to anyone bar him
 

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Thats fine but if James Corden can be labelled scum on here then surely calling Travis garbage which he clearly is is fair game as well.

Modern hip hop is in such a poor state because the likes of Scott, Carti and their autotubed drivel is rated highly.

I realize its a commercial hip hop thread and ill say no more but calling him trash is not being a dick to anyone bar him
I mean Corden has actually done things worthy of that moniker but I accept you weren’t technically a dick to anyone. It was just very blunt and dismissive of something someone liked. Seemed a bit mean but may have just been me.

I enjoy some of their songs (90210, Drugs You Should Try It, etc) but they’re not in my top tier. It’s still ok to like them if you do though. I stopped giving a shit about auto tune years ago. If it sounds good who cares imo.
 

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One was called gooesebumps I think. Another was with MIA. The third I can't really remember anything about. They were among the first when searching for him on youtube.
Oh God well those aren't very good. Give Upper Echelon, 9020 or Quintana a listen.

Or from the last album Butterfly Effect or Sicko Mode. These are all good imo. For a 'commercial' rapper if you will I think he has quite a lot of quality songs. Each to their own though obviously.
 

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Do we have any updates on when Utopia from Travis Scott will drop? Cant wait in all honesty
Wouldn't be surprised if it's a bit delayed due to him just having a new baby, plus album releases from October-Jan aren't always the best I find, most of the bigger artists tend to release between March-September, and will maybe put out singles or throwaway tracks outside of this period. Maybe Covid will change that though.
 

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Thats fine but if James Corden can be labelled scum on here then surely calling Travis garbage which he clearly is is fair game as well.

Modern hip hop is in such a poor state because the likes of Scott, Carti and their autotubed drivel is rated highly.

I realize its a commercial hip hop thread and ill say no more but calling him trash is not being a dick to anyone bar him
I actually thought Travis brought 'commercial' hip hop back to a very good level. Before him there was a time when pure crap was released. Kanye hit rock bottom, Wayne turned to crap etc.

But I'm not going to pretend I know too much on the matter. Have to admit that I have never heard of James Corden for example.
 

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Wouldn't be surprised if it's a bit delayed due to him just having a new baby, plus album releases from October-Jan aren't always the best I find, most of the bigger artists tend to release between March-September, and will maybe put out singles or throwaway tracks outside of this period. Maybe Covid will change that though.
Thanks mate. Looks like it will be quite a while then
 

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Thanks mate. Looks like it will be quite a while then
Yeah hopefully its good, I didn't like Astroworld as much think the tried to do a bit too much. Obviously there are still some great songs but overall it didn't match the quality of the previous albums or have as much replay value.
 

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Yeah hopefully its good, I didn't like Astroworld as much think the tried to do a bit too much. Obviously there are still some great songs but overall it didn't match the quality of the previous albums or have as much replay value.
I'll blame this Kylie chick if it sucks.
 

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Any thoughts on Westside Gunn HWH8?

I thought the Side A was a bit boring but Side B was more solid. Not really into Stove Gods and he's on most of tracks so not too happy with that.
 

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Been hearing some rumours Kendrick Lamar's new album could drop tomorrow.

Would be stunned of true but least it appears to be near completion and some tracked have already leaked
 

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Any thoughts on Westside Gunn HWH8?

I thought the Side A was a bit boring but Side B was more solid. Not really into Stove Gods and he's on most of tracks so not too happy with that.
Side B and Bo Jackson two of my favourites this year, probably some others but can't remember
 

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Been hearing some rumours Kendrick Lamar's new album could drop tomorrow.

Would be stunned of true but least it appears to be near completion and some tracked have already leaked
Would be very welcome.
 

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Been hearing some rumours Kendrick Lamar's new album could drop tomorrow.

Would be stunned of true but least it appears to be near completion and some tracked have already leaked
Well that would be insane and amazing. TDE love an overly long rollout though. Would be very unexpected.
 

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Well that would be insane and amazing. TDE love an overly long rollout though. Would be very unexpected.

I'd be surprised too but I did hear a few of the leaks and they are immense plus I think it's his last album with TDE so he may be keen to get it it out quick
 

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Can’t wait. Care For Me is one of my favourite albums of the last few years.
 

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8 people confirmed dead in stampede at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival. Seems to be because of compression asphyxiation a la Hillsborough but I’m also hearing that fentanyl-laced pills were being passed around? Apparently a gate was broken and people were rushing to the front. Lots of witness testimonies on twitter and Reddit. Some are saying that they witnessed other fans performing CPR right in front of them.

edit: Apparently there are more deaths than 8 but this may just be social media hearsay as I’m seeing fluctuating numbers.
 
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8 people confirmed dead in stampede at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival. Seems to be because of compression asphyxiation a la Hillsborough but I’m also hearing that fentanyl-laced pills were being passed around? Apparently a gate was broken and people were rushing to the front. Lots of witness testimonies on twitter and Reddit. Some are saying that they witnessed other fans performing CPR right in front of them.
Terrifying. Sounds like failures all round, from security to medical personnel not responding quick enough.
 

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8 people confirmed dead in stampede at Travis Scott’s Astroworld festival. Seems to be because of compression asphyxiation a la Hillsborough but I’m also hearing that fentanyl-laced pills were being passed around? Apparently a gate was broken and people were rushing to the front. Lots of witness testimonies on twitter and Reddit. Some are saying that they witnessed other fans performing CPR right in front of them.

edit: Apparently there are more deaths than 8 but this may just be social media hearsay as I’m seeing fluctuating numbers.
Yeah I've seen the number 11 being thrown around but haven't seen an offcial source on that. Witnesses are saying there's dozens or hundreds of bodies but that surely (hopefully) is just exaggeration. Its a fecking tragic situation anyway, absolutely devastating. It unfortunately sounds like that original figure of 8 will grow. fecking hell a lot must have gone terribly wrong here.
 

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Yeah I've seen the number 11 being thrown around but haven't seen an offcial source on that. Witnesses are saying there's dozens or hundreds of bodies but that surely (hopefully) is just exaggeration. Its a fecking tragic situation anyway, absolutely devastating. It unfortunately sounds like that original figure of 8 will grow. fecking hell a lot must have gone terribly wrong here.
Saw videos of one or two people try to alert the cameraman but he more or less told them to do one. Travis Scott reportedly didn’t stop the show but tbf I’m not sure from where he was standing how easy it is to see passed out bodies in a sea of 50,000+ people. And I’ve seen his Netflix documentary- mosh pits and rioting are not uncommon at his shows (he’s actually been fined on more than one occasion for directly inciting dangerous behaviour from his fans at festivals)
 

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Saw videos of one or two people try to alert the cameraman but he more or less told them to do one. Travis Scott reportedly didn’t stop the show but tbf I’m not sure from where he was standing how easy it is to see passed out bodies in a sea of 50,000+ people. And I’ve seen his Netflix documentary- mosh pits and rioting are not uncommon at his shows (he’s actually been fined on more than one occasion for directly inciting dangerous behaviour from his fans at festivals)
Yeah it seems he did stop the show a few times because of the chanting but he was getting no information from whoever was in charge production wise.

There's even video of people in top of thr medical carts moshing while the concert is ongoing. It's an absolute mess like.

I'm pretty sure I saw that same video with the camera man, more or less tells them to feck off. Tbf I'm not sure how much he'd know or what sodtrof position he'd be in to do something. The worse stuff I've read is how people alerted the security and they didn't take it seriously and just did nothing about it.