GIGGS – BIG BAD…

Giggs’ follows up last year’s ‘Wamp 2 Dem‘ mixtape with new album ‘Big Bad…’ . The heavyweight record features Gashi, Jadakiss, Kristian Hamilton, Theophilus London, Labrinth, Ghetts, Lil Yatchy, French Montana, Swizz Beatz and Wretch 32.  It’s a slightly more polished version of Giggs we hear on ‘Big Bad…’; it’s the kind of album that could see The Landlord properly cross the atlantic.  His flow remains almost completely changed; it’s every bit as assured and satisfying, but those hoping he’d step outside his comfort zone will be disappoined [unless you count the singing on ‘Spun It’].  We’re not mad though – there isn’t a weak link on ‘Big Bad…’, which for an album that’s 18 tracks long really is going some.  Highlights include Ghetts’ verse on ‘Run Me Down’, Labrinth-featured ‘Don’t Go Hungry’, the harder than hard ‘Gwop Expenses’ and the Soul-sampling ‘Show Me Respect.’  Even Lil Yachty’s verse is solid.  Only for an album this good would we be willing to forgive artwork that bad.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

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