Pusha T “My Name Is My Name” Album Review

  • by Yoey
  • 8 Years ago
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The Fabric of Culture /// My Name Is My Name

Written By: -Jes, The Nomadic 

My Name is My Name, befitting for Pusha T, seasoned lyricist in the rap game. Half of the two-man duo The Clipse, Pusha has found a new home at over Kanye West’s G.O.O.D Music label, where last week his long awaited solo-album dropped which he dubbed album of the year. The Brooklyn born, VA raised rapper holds true to his coke flow, of which many tracks are crafty narrations of his escaping the drug game. While Pusha has had us on edge awaiting his solo project since his reappearance in Kanye’s 2010 VMAs performance, the album lags a bit, and it is unanimously in regard to production. Whereas lyrically Pusha is up to par on every track, the production of heavy hitters such as Kanye and Pharrell, at times seems a tad mediocre. However the mediocrity in production doesn’t loiter long as the album revives picks up by the 4th track titled “Hold On” featuring Rick Ross. While the production and feature list are both grandiose, the album could have benefit from fewer features. With My Name is My Name being Pusha’s 1st solo project, aside from his respective mix tapes, it is imperative that he solidifies his placement in hip-hop as a solo artist, which can at times be overshadowed by a lengthy feature list. Though I wouldn’t necessary classify My Name is My Name as album of the year, however, it is more certainly a classic and has proven to be well worth the wait.

Notable tracks are as follows:

•Hold On •Suicide •Let Me Love You •Nostalgia •Snitch



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“Live good Drink good Eat good” Graduate of Dillard University majoring in Public Relations/Brand Imaging. A New Orleans Native but born in Memphis,TN. Was raised as a Air Force brat having lived before in Germany and visited frequently to countries like England and France. While living in Europe a love for fashion and all things extravagant became a lifestyle easy to embrace. Returning to New Orleans fashion still played a major role in life for him. Now partnering with long time friend Nick to create the chic cultural blog site Myhellofalife.com Yoey is focused more than ever on making his dreams a reality, while doing what he enjoys the most; enjoying a hell of a life.

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  1. dope ass album no doubt

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