On the surface it would seem that Pharell would be a saving grace, but Amber Rose negates all hope of a turnaround. Wiz’s flow is solid, and his thoughtful narrative reveals a more cerebral side. But it’s hard to ignore Rose whose very presence dilutes Wiz’s lyrical impact.
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.