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  • Summary: The debut full-length studio release for the New York rap artist features guest appearances from 21 Savage, Chance The Rapper, Kehlani, and SZA.
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[Intro] Yeah baby I like it like that You gotta believe me when I tell you I said I like it like that You gotta believe me when I tell you I said I... See the rest of the song lyrics
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. Apr 6, 2018
    94
    Funny, fierce, foul-mouthed and in-your-face, Invasion of Privacy is one of the most powerful debuts of this millennium.
  2. Apr 9, 2018
    90
    Iit's her softer singles that add a new dimension to her artistry. While Cardi B's own relationship with Migos's Offset has been thrown into the spotlight, Invasion of Privacy feels like her Lemonade moment, one that magnifies her insecurities for public consumption.
  3. 83
    Where Cardi B struggles to perfect the timing of her flow, she makes up for it with the heft of her voice. Combining the gruff delivery of Biggie Smalls with the bird-flipping fire of Tupac Shakur and the bubbly aura of a tween star, Cardi deploys a hybridized power vocal that punctuates trap and bounce-heavy pop with a witty presence that makes her narrative universally accessible.
  4. Apr 6, 2018
    80
    In an age of slurred mumble-rap and sing-song delivery, there’s an old-school satisfaction in hearing someone deliver their bars with such, well, finesse.
  5. Apr 10, 2018
    80
    Her delivery style at best gives delicious mile-a-minute tongue-twisters, enhanced by that distinctive New Yawhk-Latinx accent. The brash vitality of the way Cardi B spits is genuinely thrilling and potent.
  6. Mostly this album succeeds on attrition and attitude, much like ‘Bodak Yellow’ did.
  7. Apr 9, 2018
    50
    Amusing, yes. Revolutionary? Not quite so much. ... Right now she's doing what sells and it's "Bodak Yellow" all day until her 15 minutes fades away.

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Score distribution:
  1. Negative: 85 out of 243
  1. Apr 6, 2018
    10
    THIS ALBUM IS A HIT! Despite the fact that she exceeded expectations, she showed a series of versatility with songs like "Thru Your Phone" andTHIS ALBUM IS A HIT! Despite the fact that she exceeded expectations, she showed a series of versatility with songs like "Thru Your Phone" and "I Like It". She also had really great features on the album and that is why this album will stick like white on rice. Expand
  2. Apr 17, 2018
    10
    Amazing album! Full of bops! A masterpiece! No doubt she is coming to stay, Cardi B is giving us more than expected
  3. Aug 12, 2018
    10
    This album is a true masterpiece from beginning to end, no skips at all. The music is relatable, fun and storytelling.
  4. Apr 7, 2018
    8
    Este album es muy bueno, sus sonidos y sus colaboraciones, realmente de lo mejor del año
  5. Jan 4, 2019
    5
    Dynamic bits, hot lines, fire in the eyes. Not a Cardi fan, but the album is not bad.
  6. Aug 11, 2018
    0
    Honestly other than "The Culture II" by the Migos, which includes her husband, Offset, this is the worst rap album I have ever heard. All theHonestly other than "The Culture II" by the Migos, which includes her husband, Offset, this is the worst rap album I have ever heard. All the beats are similar and unoriginal. Quite boring and not up to par with her female rapper counterparts. Plus that singing was...something. Expected this to be better after recent proof of her having a ghostwriter. #Disappointed Expand
  7. Apr 6, 2018
    0
    All the people featured on the album did better than her. Khelani was so good that I wish that song was hers. She's so underrated but soAll the people featured on the album did better than her. Khelani was so good that I wish that song was hers. She's so underrated but so talented. I was hoping Cardi would get better with the enunciation of words but I guess not. Not buying the album but I hope Khelani gets the shine she deserves. Expand

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