Review Summary: Playboi Carti crafts a cloudy, effervescent piece of rap workmanship, chock full of moody pleasures. Die Lit is an anomaly, an album that works almost completely from its own lunatic script. Home > Reviews > Playboi Carti "Die Lit" Review Playboi Carti "Die Lit" Review By Maxwell Cavaseno May 15, 2018 17:00. 21K Views 29 … And yet, for many hours at … At its best--which is to say almost the entire thing, really--the album almost seems to suspend gravity. Playboi Carti's new album, Die Lit, is all about capturing a mood.. On his debut studio album, Die Lit, Playboi Carti’s formula remains relatively the same as found on last year’s self-titled mixtape: the rapper recites lines and hooks driven by impulse, no matter how underdeveloped, like these sparks of ideas would immediately disappear if he didn’t put them on record.He crowds his tracks with ad libs, which function both as … Published on: May 24, 2018, 1:27 PM by Riley Wallace. All this publication's reviews Review:. It's dumb, hype, and atmospheric music at the same time. Let It Die is essentially Dark Souls reimagined as a free-to-play roguelike, with a monetization scheme that sounds incredibly predatory on paper. The repetition and atmosphere in some songs create sound textures that kind of made me think of playboi carti as the "my bloody valentine" of mumble rap. AllMusic Review by Neil Z. Yeung A year after the release of his debut mixtape, Atlanta rapper Playboi Carti issued his first official studio album, Die Lit . The cover of Playboi Carti’s debut album Die Lit shows him suspended mid-flip above a moshpit middle fingers out. One evening not long ago, my fifteen-year-old son, Noah, told me that literature was dead. Whatever Playboi Carti lacks in substance, he makes up in sheer audacity. 3.0. out of 5. Die Lit is the dying breath of a defeated genre.This album should serve as the final mark of this branch of trap music - minimal beats and repeating the same word as the hook in every song has lost all its charm and hype.For the other part of hip-hop that is branching out to more active beats (Lil Pump, 6ix9ine), there is still hope.When all that can be said about weak … In many ways this acts as a thesis for the album, with Carti in a blissful high amongst chaos, standing out in a sea of energy. For the better part of two years, he kept his fans waiting for a … Review: Playboi Carti's "Die Lit" Rages & Crashes Hard. Die Lit was my #1 most listened album in 2018, and it still is for 2019. Throughout the 19-song project, Carti and Pi'erre Bourne are guided by feeling more than anything. We were at the dinner table, discussing The Great Gatsby, which he was reading for a ninth-grade humanities class.Part of the class structure involved annotation, which Noah detested; it kept pulling him out of the story to stop every few lines and make a note, mark a …