Sing Me a Lullaby, My Sweet Temptation Review

The $uicideboy$ and how their style has changed.

Christopher Ward, Staff Writer

The dynamite of underground hip-hop is $uicideboy$. In order to create an explosive, volatile blend, they cook down the bubbling crude of dirty south, crunk, horrorcore, trap, emo rap, and west coast G-funk rap. $uicideboy$ are some of the best emissaries for a number of underground hip-hop genres, most notably late-2010s “SoundCloud/emo rap,” thanks to their addictive mix, unstoppable release pace, first-rate production, and continually salivating aesthetics. They are comparable to rappers like Lil Peep and XXXTENTACION in terms of sound, style, and subject matter.

Despite people saying $uicideboy$ Used to be better when they were drug addicts they have seriously improved since their start. $uicideboy$ tightens the frameworks of underground hip-lo-fi hop’s scuzz and infuses every moment with intriguing production, including drum machines, vintage record scratches, and current samples. Additionally, their delivery is significantly more elegant than that of your typical tattooed mumble rapper. They don’t just slur and mumbumble their way through meaningless platitudes. Instead, $crim’s choppy speech and acute delivery demonstrate beyond a doubt that $uicideboy$ understands not just what they’re attempting to say but also how to say it.

The $uicideboy$ are doing it well, and are teaching other future artists aswell. Sing Me a Lullaby, My Sweet Temptation dispels the stale idea that creating great art, especially hip-hop music, requires suffering and self-destruction. Hip-hop manages to exalt marginalized groups while still making commentary on and addressing their real circumstances. To be a great rapper, you don’t have to perform drive-bys. By making this abundantly evident, $uicideboy$ are providing a fantastic service to the community and music.

This may of the best-sounding hip-hop albums in recent memory that leans toward the underground scene. They maintain the aggressiveness, energy, and the carelessness attitude of street rap and polish it to shine. It is more than 100% worth a listen, and will open your eyes to a whole new side of rap you might have never seen before.