TYGA - Kyoto Tape.
I never thought I would see the day where I would be promoting some Tyga records but this little Japanese inspired rhythm tape "Kyoto" is actually dope. Though it has a SoundCloud artistry appeal to it, it still proves to be a rather wholesome set of tunes. Prior to now, I never knew what style Tyga was or had been aiming for. I realize he does have musical talent but its vastly overlooked by his personal life choices and surrounding cast antics. I can honestly say I judged Tyga by the surrounding highlights of his life than his actual musical talent. The guy is actually talented, when you separate his Kardashian/Jenner past years he has had some great years in entertainment. Now I'm sure you can see this drake compilation coming from a mile away but this playlist is a better version of Drake's last "playlist". Tyga excels in defined musical roles similar to Wale, both having a knack for R&B inspired records for their large female audience. Only different there is Wale can out rap probably everyone around him, of necessary. But back to Tyga and the "Kyoto " release. This album is good for a 2018 release, some times the world needs a reminder of how good you actually are. With so much new young talent we tend to forget who really has the chops for the musical we love and adore. Tyga has been absent as of lately especially since his Kylie Jenner split. Then again he did bring out some fire yiung joint last summer, and the chick was bad too. Anyways, Young Tyga man got his musical groove back with songs like "King Of The Jungle" which samples the legendary yet super controversial R.Kelly in the intro and beat. Tyga starts the song by saying:
I been unfaithful/ I been lying like the King Of The Jungle/ but I ain't lying when I say I love you.../But I been unfaithful/ yeah I been lying like the king of the jungle/ yeah I been wild'n/ yeah I been wild'n yeah (x2)
Like oh shit, my mans made a ballad off of snitching on his indiscretions and as dumb as it sounds the sincerity and honesty dripping from this record makes it a major record because so many men and women alike will likely be able to related whether they admit it or not. This could of been a Drake song and if it was, it would of went Top 10 easily. But since its Tyga the world will just nod and non-verbally say "I see you Lil nigga" with out pausing to give the credit due on this creative process. This record is good.
Im not sure if the tape caught me at A good time but off the back I frequently have replayed songs like "Train 4 This", "Tempature " which happens to be the intro, "Faithful" featuring Tory Lanez and one of the dopest tracks called "Jarule + Ashanti".
There's another song I like and its called Hot Soup but The name of the song just sucks and its not the strongest chorus either but it is strong song.
One suggestion if i could make one for these records is Tyga should have given them to Jaden Smith, or Chance the Rapper or another rising star that could of really propelled the record to new heights via streams and sales. Unfortunately Tyga's name alone will not break the bank unless it was either though collaboration, writing for another artists or executive producing. The album is Ill though and I hope he regains some star status and momentum but if anything is gained I hope people realize he's a talented guy and buy records off him like they do with Young Berg. Kyoto is in stores now. .Sorry i kept it short, I'm in Thailand and I'm about to hit up Phi Phi Islands. ✊🏾