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http://assets-s3.rollingstone.com/assets/images/album_review/71rapnmawgl-sl1500-1394819049.jpg My Krazy Life

YG

My Krazy Life

Def Jam
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March 18, 2014

A 46-minute tale of celebrations and regrets, the debut album from West Coast hot property YG is the most ambitious hip-hop concept LP in a minute: a 24-hour ride where he gives detailed instruction on how to rob a home – then gives even more details about the consequences. Though he doesn't quite have the narrative zeal of Kendrick Lamar or Ice Cube, YG rides beats with a singsong flow that's instantly winning. And when those beats are the sproinging trampoline bounce of ratchet mastermind DJ Mustard, sounding like a lowrider fueled by Four Loko? Well, it's no surprise so much of this krazy story takes place at the party and in the bedroom.

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