|She whinin' like a nice booshie Came on a Rambo ting Everything camouflaging Lookin' like a bulletproof vest, nah, That's just a body warmer Big man...||See the rest of the song lyrics|
Mar 11, 2019Unvarnished and emotionally raw, it frequently makes for tough listening. Equally, as a showcase for Dave’s talents, it unquestionably works. His lyrics are smart, thoughtful, unflinching and self-aware. ... The end result is certainly the boldest album to emerge from UK hip-hop’s renaissance. It may also be the best.
Mar 11, 2019In exploring himself on Psychodrama, Dave has produced a masterpiece. This 20-year-old has lost in some ways and won in others, and asks us to listen as he tries to find some answers. The lessons you learn with Dave are sure to live long in the memory.
Q MagazineApr 9, 2019Psychodrama is a bold statement from a rapper unafraid to ask tough questions of himself--and the often unforgiving world around him. [Jun 2019, p.108]
The WireMay 7, 2019Musically it’s mannered to the point where he makes Stormzy look like Tempa T. Token exceptions offer some respite. On “Location” with Burna Boy and “Disaster” with J Hus he briefly escapes the bland backing and naff counselling concept to explore more primal modes of expression. But ultimately the failures predominate, most notably ten minutes of the heavy handed domestic violence PSA “Lesley”. [May 2019, p.50]
Mar 20, 2019Psychodrama is an absolute must-listen record of the 2010s decade as it deals with Dave's struggles with mental health, strainedPsychodrama is an absolute must-listen record of the 2010s decade as it deals with Dave's struggles with mental health, strained relationships, domestic abuse, racism, and social inequality. You cannot find such realistic and hard-hitting themes like this in a typical rap album that talks about sex, partying, drugs, money, and gangster life. This is conscious hip-hop at its utter finest.… Expand
Mar 12, 2019Honest raps, complex and emotive production, but still effortlessly cool. I rarely get excited about rap these days because it all sounds theHonest raps, complex and emotive production, but still effortlessly cool. I rarely get excited about rap these days because it all sounds the same to me, but this will make you stop and pay attention.… Expand
Apr 2, 2019Álbum del año hasta ahora. Uno de los mejores debuts de la historia del rap. Con solo 20 años de edad, Dave ha creado un álbum casi perfecto,Álbum del año hasta ahora. Uno de los mejores debuts de la historia del rap. Con solo 20 años de edad, Dave ha creado un álbum casi perfecto, conviertiendose posiblemente en el mejor rapero de menos de 25 años de edad.… Expand
Mar 19, 2019Psychodrama is a very introspective and personal album by Dave in which he talks about a lot of issues regarding his own mental health, hisPsychodrama is a very introspective and personal album by Dave in which he talks about a lot of issues regarding his own mental health, his relationships, his family, his race, abuse relationship poverty and the general state of things in South London.
His wordplay and lyrics are pretty good and mostly creative. One thing that could be a problem for some people are UK slangs that they might not understand. The beats and atmosphere are pretty chill and pretty basic, you might like that or not so much. One thing that bothers me with this album is Daves' delivery and flow. There is no real variation in how the approaches songs, so if you hear one song, most of the time you heard all the other songs just with different lyrics and another beat. The delivery also hurts the lyrics and general message he is trying to tell because it just feel like it's all on the surface and not really deep.
All in all, Psychodrama is an alright album but nothing that revolutionary, highlight for me would include the opening track "Psycho" which is maybe the best song on the album, also tracks "Lesley" and "Screwface Capital" but without the unnecessary instrumental at the end.… Expand
Apr 3, 2019Sorry, but this album isn't really good this album should have at least a 60 to 69 score. This album is very boring in someway, too muchSorry, but this album isn't really good this album should have at least a 60 to 69 score. This album is very boring in someway, too much sadness in it, beats selections aren't really good, out of all the rap albums I've heard in my life I can truly say with confidence is that they are all better than this album. TPAB is better, GKMC is better, DAMN. is better Section.80 is better, MBDTF is better, 4:44 is better, KOD is better, 2014 forest hills drive is better, The Cool is better, Saba's care for me is better. Man I can go on and on. It's pathetic that this album actually has a 90 some rating score like come on this album is EXTREMELY OVERRATED and doesn't deserve to be in the 90's rating score and that's facts. If this album stays a 97 or go down to a 96 then I can't take metacritc serious anymore end of story… Expand
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