Playboi Carti’s new album has followers seeing crimson.
“Entire Lotta Pink” is Carti’s much-anticipated second album, a follow-up to “Die Lit,” his debut launched in 2018 that climbed to No. three on the Billboard charts. However the two dozen new tracks — together with collabs with Kanye West and Child Cudi — are being obtained like a lump of coal.
Sad listeners on social media moreover vented their frustration by retooling the album title and calling it “Whole Lotta Skips.”
Even Iggy Azalea, the mom of Playboi Carti’s son Onyx, got in on the pile-on, ripping into the hip-hop artist for lacking their little one’s first Christmas. “Too unhealthy you bought an album out however can’t even come to Christmas with your individual son,” sneered the “Fancy” singer in a sequence of tweets.
“To make clear this man was actually at my home final evening telling me he loves me,” added the Australian singer.
The 24-year-old mumble rapper — whose actual title is Jordan Terrell Carter — launched the artwork for his sophomore album earlier this week, writing online, “I t0LD U ! I L0v3 u, PRE 0RDeR NOW.” Cowl artwork for the fast-paced music features a vampy portrait of the Atlanta-born artist, who’s a disciple of A$AP Rocky and recognized for his punk-goth type. Promotional swag alongside the album launch consists of $20 vampire fangs, satanic T-shirts and a “Bloodsucker” skate deck for $100.
Final month Carti appeared on standard tracks alongside Lil Yachty on that singer’s deluxe album, “Lil Yachty three.5,” together with Future. He additionally made an look on Drake’s “Ache 1993” single earlier this yr. These songs had been well-received — in contrast to the batch of collaborations on “Entire Lotta Pink,” which embrace “Go2DaMoon” with Kanye West, who raps, “I promised Playboi we’d get the tape out earlier than the weekend.”
“Entire Lotta Pink” additionally includes a duet with Future, “Teen X,” and a cameo by Child Cudi, in addition to solo performances in songs like “F33l Lik3 Dyin” and “Meh.”
Nonetheless, some followers are literally prepared to offer the SoundCloud star a second likelihood, crossing their fingers for the discharge of a extra satisfying particular version album. Wrote one hopeful stan, “Let’s pray carti provides all of the leaks to the deluxe.”