Skip to content

Curren$y & The Alchemist – Covert Coup review (2nd opinion)

Curren$y & The Alchemist – Covert Coup

Released: 20 April 2011

BBS:  4.5/5
The Type: 5/5
Blood Sweat And Gears: 4.25/5
Life Instructions (feat Smoke DZA)4.75/5
Smoke Break: 3.5/5
Scottie Pippen (feat Freddie Gibbs)4.25/5
Ventilation: 3.75/5
Double 07: 4/5
Success Is My Cologne: 4/5
Full Metal: 4.5/5

4.25/5

Alchemist laced Curren$y with some solid beats throughout this project. Covert Coup avoids hooks and choruses for the most part and is mostly 1 verse, 32 bar songs. It works for Curren$y, as he continues to improve lyrically and be recognized as a solid rapper (and not just a weed rapper). At a little under 30 minutes, Covert Coup is enough raw raps and ill beats to keep you coming back for more.

                            2nd Opinion

On second opinion and after a few months to sit with this project, this is one of the better mixtapes Curren$y has released. Coming into this project I was interested in seeing if Curren$y could rap over Alan’s grimy production, seeing as Spitta’s previous two albums (Pilot Talk 1 and 2) consisted of jazzy Ski Beatz beats. Needless to say, Spitta didn’t lose a step. During the transition from Smokee Robinson to Pilot Talk to Pilot Talk 2 to Return To The Winner’s Circle to Covert Coup, we’ve seen Curren$y evolve greatly as a lyricist and solo artist.

Lyrics + Production

Lyrically, Covert Coup Curren$y is Curren$y’s best showing so far – his delivery is more menacing, his flows are varying, and his rapping as a whole has improved a great deal. Although he gets outdone by a much more seasoned lyricist in Freddie Gibbs on “Scottie Pippens“, Curren$y still holds his own on solo tracks, as seen on “Ventilation” and “Smoke Break“.

It must be said that the opus of Covert Coup isn’t necessarily Curren$y himself, Alan The Alchemist provides some solid production throughout and is another noteable name on the list of outstanding producers to produce for Curren$y. Covert Coup is a little over 30 minutes – and every minute is worthwhile. The only complaint one can make is that it’s too short, which in essence isn’t a bad thing. When the music is this good, it’s natural to yearn for more.  Jets foo.

Song by Song rating + VERDICT

BBS: 5/5
The Type (feat Prodigy): 5/5
Blood Sweat And Gears: 3.75/5
Life Instructions (feat Smoke DZA): 4.25/5
Smoke Break: 4.5/5
Scottie Pippen (feat Freddie Gibbs): 4.75/5
Ventilation: 4/5
Double 07: 4/5
Success Is My Cologne: 4.5/5
Full Metal: 4.75/5

4.45/5 – Great project, repeated plays, extremely high replay value.

– @TOP5RAPWEBSITE

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

@top5rapwebsite tweeted:

instagram

Best R&B albums of 2017 #TOP5RAPWEBSITE
.
.
.
.
.
#taskforce #hiphop #hiphophead #hiphopjunkie #hiphopmusic #internationalhiphop #hotnewhiphop #mymixtapez
#liluzivert #nbayoungboy #liluzifans #iamakademiks #djakademiks #needpromo #promotion #musicpromo #musicpromotion #paidpromo #hiphoppromo #modelpromo Is Big Sean a bust? #TOP5RAPWEBSITE Full article: https://top5rapwebsite.com/2017/10/28/is-big-sean-a-bust/
.
.
... #bigsean #darkskyparadise #rollingloud #hiphop #hiphophead #hiphopjunkie #hiphopmusic #internationalhiphop #hotnewhiphop #mymixtapez
#liluzivert #nbayoungboy #liluzifans #iamakademiks #djakademiks #needpromo #promotion #musicpromo #musicpromotion #paidpromo #hiphoppromo #modelpromo #modelpromotion #aspiringmodels #promo #modelscout #modelsearch Top 5 Hip Hop Projects of 2016 #TOP5RAPWEBSITE
.
.
.
... #bestrapalbum #rapin2016 #2016rapalbums #hiphop #hiphophead #hiphopjunkie #hiphopmusic #internationalhiphop #hotnewhiphop #mymixtapez
#liluzivert #nbayoungboy #liluzifans #needpromo #promotion #musicpromo #musicpromotion #paidpromo #hiphoppromo #modelpromo #modelpromotion #aspiringmodels #promo #modelscout #modelsearch #modelswanted PnB Rock – GTTM: Goin Thru the Motions album review  There are certain parts of this project that almost make me hate Rap.... VERDICT:

Don’t bother. PnB has the talent to drop a heatrock of a project. This isn’t it.
Full review @ top5rapwebsite.com
.
.
.
.
... #aboogie #pnbrock #lilb #lilbjumped #rollingloud #basedgod #tybg #taskforce #hiphop #hiphophead #hiphopjunkie #hiphopmusic #internationalhiphop #hotnewhiphop #mymixtapez
#liluzivert #nbayoungboy #liluzifans #iamakademiks #djakademiks #needpromo #promotion #musicpromo #musicpromotion #paidpromo #hiphoppromo 11 Ways Lil B Has Been INFLUENTIAL to Hip Hop! #TOP5RAPWEBSITE  https://top5rapwebsite.com/2017/01/12/why-lil-bs-blue-flame-mixtape-and-based-god-era-in-general-was-influential-in-hip-hop/
.
.
.
.
... #aboogie #pnbrock #lilb #lilbjumped #rollingloud #basedgod #tybg #taskforce #hiphop #hiphophead #hiphopjunkie #hiphopmusic #internationalhiphop #hotnewhiphop #mymixtapez
#liluzivert #nbayoungboy #liluzifans #iamakademiks #djakademiks #needpromo #promotion #musicpromo #musicpromotion #paidpromo #hiphoppromo #modelpromo @lilbisgod
%d bloggers like this: