- Summary: The debut surprise studio release for the collaboration between Kanye West and Kid Cudi features contributions from André 3000, Mos Def, Ty Dolla $ign as well as samples from Kurt Cobain's "Burn the Rain" and Louis Prima's "What Would Santa Claus Do?".
- Record Label: G.O.O.D.
- Genre(s): Rap
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Jun 11, 2018For the most part in fact, the album’s production is curated with Cudi in mind, a sonic bag of treats for those who vibe to the gloomy, celestial exploration of his early material as well as the rap rock stylings he has demonstrated since. ... Whereas the beats on ye sounded rushed and underdeveloped, the beats on KSG have some meat on ’em, crafting a sonic mood board that evokes thoughts of psilocybin mushroom trips, spiritual healing and yes, ghosts.
Jun 14, 2018A collaboration that alternates from alienation and sadness to melodic tenderness, punkish rap bravado, and triumph in 23 minutes. It’s both embarrassing and gripping: never boring and often euphoric. ... It makes for a perfect version of a Kid Cudi album, with Cudi taking center stage under the guiding hand of Kanye’s stellar production.
Jun 11, 2018The songs are the most intriguing ones to emerge from this Wyoming project thus far. ... A lot of the energy that "ye" seemed to be gasping for fills the lungs of this project, and it’s humbling to consider how much this material might have enlivened West’s own album.
Jun 9, 2018Kids See Ghosts can be considered one of the best collaborative efforts In Hip-Hop.
The album, fully produced by Kanye West, strikes withKids See Ghosts can be considered one of the best collaborative efforts In Hip-Hop.
The album, fully produced by Kanye West, strikes with it's eerie and dark samples, as well as rough and gritty melodies. Kid Cudis Voice compliments the beats perfectly, and Kanye's few parts scattered over the Album contain some of of his best lyrics.
They both talk about mental Health and their way to recovery and happiness, climaxing in the Outro "Cudi Montage", which can be considered a Track about Kanye's and Cudi's reunion after their split back a few years ago.
Both Artists perform some of their best craft yet, with Kid Cudi nearly returning to MOTM levels, and Kanye being as strong as ever, with quality production and good vocals. The album gives an in-depth look into mental states of two of the most beloved rappers/singers, which is also reflected in the sound of the beats. If Kanye West's "ye" Is what Heaven sounds like, then Kids see Ghost is the exact, equally good, opposite.… Expand
Jun 12, 2018I haven't loved an album this much since Neon Golden by The Notwist. This album is truly perfect, with the wordplay being extremely solid, theI haven't loved an album this much since Neon Golden by The Notwist. This album is truly perfect, with the wordplay being extremely solid, the beats aggressive yet eerie sound to it. The bipolarness of Kanye and Kid Cudi playing off each other is perfcet. This is truly the best album I've ever heard.… Expand
Jun 10, 2018This will be one of the best albums of Kanye and Cudi. Kanye brought his musical senses from MBDTF, psychedelic atmosphere which sounds likeThis will be one of the best albums of Kanye and Cudi. Kanye brought his musical senses from MBDTF, psychedelic atmosphere which sounds like from Japanese subculture. This means Kanye and Cudi made something different and their own unique genre. This kind of album wasn't exist before. They just made another classic and masterpiece album of the 21 century.… Expand
Jun 18, 2018Overhyped, like everything else Kanye has done. There's nothing here that hasn't been done better elsewhere. Nothing innovative or insightful,Overhyped, like everything else Kanye has done. There's nothing here that hasn't been done better elsewhere. Nothing innovative or insightful, neither of them sound good. A mess really.… Expand
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