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Riff: Future – “Look Ahead”

Apr 21, 2014

Ain’t another better feeling/Like the feeling when a nigga make it out the slums/Stackin’ all my racks on racks/I got my niggas rich, I’m at the top where I belong

from Look Ahead lyrics by Future

Bold and ambitious with a distinct Black Hollywood style embedded in its heart, yet amidst all that orchestrated hype are a set of lyrics that are about as interesting as a giant slab of concrete. The beat is a Diplo knockoff and following suite is your predictable outcry of familiar rap humdrumming.

Riff by Jeff Min

Jeff Min is a Chicago-based writer at SONGLYRICS. His work has appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times, Hi-Fructose, Wax Poetics, SLAM, and HOOP.

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