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Gucci Mane’s ‘WOPTOBER’ (Review)

‘WOPTOBER’ is upon us.

Gucci Mane's "WOPTOBER" album cover

Gucci Mane returns with a fantastic thirteen track album titled, ‘WOPTOBER’. With only two features—Rick Ross and Young Dolph—on the project, Atlanta’s beloved rapper opens up the album with stinging honesty, wit and humor.

In the intro (‘Intro: F**k 12’), Guwop’s describes what it’s like to be him. On the Zaytoven produced ‘Aggressive’, he talks about his past life as a drug dealer, a convict and all of the worldly things that make him feel aggressive. ‘The Left’ is about feeling lonely and being on an island by himself because he is the last real individual left on Earth or in the industry. ‘Money Machine’ pulls in fellow rapper Rick Ross. On the record, Ross discloses that he has a gold toilet seat and that he earned six figures in his 20s. I like the onomatopoeia in the hook.

‘Dirty Lil N***a’ is what the title suggests. Future’s infamous drop “If young Metro don’t trust you…” is sampled at the beginning of the track. ‘Wop’, ‘Right on Time’, and ‘Bling Blaww Burr’ bring the album back up to speed. If you’re in the mood to dance, these are the best selections.

‘Bling Blaww Burr’ features Young Dolph. Metro Boomin produced it. On the bass-heavy track, Gucci Mane admits his mother kicked him out of her house. She found drugs. Immediately after that line, he says he doesn’t know why he didn’t move out. Apparently, he had at least $40,000 saved.

‘Icy Lil Bitch’ finds inspiration in disloyal women. The East Atlanta-native rapper Gucci Mane croons for the first time on the album in ‘Love Her Body’, in which he questions if he loves his girl or if he’s just in love with her body. The last two songs ‘Hi-Five’, and ‘Out the Zoo’, are fillers, honestly. On ‘Addicted’, the last track, the famed rapper talks about being addicted to everything, what he was addicted to, and his addictive father. He was addicted to strip clubs, gambling, beautiful women, and more. What I liked most about the album, is that he doesn’t blame anyone else for his personal issues. He knows that his decisions are what put him in all predicaments. Stream the ‘WOPTOBER’ below.

Written by Richardine Bartee

Her unprejudiced love for people, the arts, and business have taken her this far. Join Richardine on her journey as she writes history into existence, one article at a time. Richardine is a member of the Recording Academy/GRAMMYs, and a GRAMMY U Mentor. She is the North American Press Agent and US Business Manager for Oxlade; Follow her on Instagram and Twitter.


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