The popular Southern hip hop artist Meek Mill is making an impact on the global hip hop community with his new tracks of his fifth studio-album ‘Expensive Pain’.
American rapper Meek Mill is back with his first full-length album in three years named, ‘Expensive Pain’ a few days ago. He finally released his fifth studio album after months of anticipation. The Filly artist has concentrated on high-profile collaborations in the album. It features musicians like Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Baby, Lil Snupe, Young Thug, Brent Faiyaz, Kehlani, and many more. The album has a total of 18 wonderful tracks including a bonus track named, ‘Flamerz Flow’. The star-cast album has already created a sensation among the crowd. It is the finest work in his career after so many years.
The songs in the album have deeper meanings wrapped up in the embrace of shiny and luxurious presentation of life. The reality of the world like a jealous love, two-faced friends, increasing social insecurity, and more are often revealed in the tracks through the use of exemplary lyrical illustrations. The collection opens with, ‘Intro (Hate On Me)’, where the artist talks about his critics who keep on storming him with negativity while he continues to acquire success making millions enjoying the love of his fans. He hits the audience with a brilliant weave of hard-hitting rap verses with a fast pace to amplify its impact.
In the soundtrack, ‘Outside (100 MPH)’ the seasoned rapper talks about utilizing the best opportunities that life has given and giving the best when things are rough, inspiring the audience. The track, ‘On My Soul’ presents a brilliant flow of blues resonance with a mix of piano and saxophone wrapped up with a thick layer of bass. He tells the story of his struggle to get to the current point in his life through brilliant lyrical narration. In ‘Sharing Location’, he teams up with Lil Baby and Lil Durk for a rich and addictive melodic formation. It feels completely natural without any point where it seems repetitive or dreary. The track, ‘Blue Notes 2’ is the prequel to his 2016 song, ‘Blue Notes’.
The album, ‘Excessive Pain’ is Mill Meek’s first full-length after he released ‘Championships’ in 2018. It was a huge hit on the Billboard 200 and brought the artist a Grammy nomination for the Best Rap Album. The artwork of the album, created by artist Nina Chanel Abney, has also attracted the attention of the fans. He posted a short clipping on Instagram describing how the artwork was developed. The album is available on major streaming platforms.
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