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Somethin’ Bout Kreay


Aug 15, 2012 Web Exclusive Bookmark and Share

You may have an opinion on Kreayshawn's hit song "Gucci, Gucci": It's either the worst song ever or a subversive takedown of consumerism. But regardless, you will likely hate Kreay's debut album Somethin' Bout Kreay.

The album is 46 minutes of soul-deadening vapidity, lazily spat lyrics, and beats Ke$ha wouldn't touch with a glittery, 10-foot pole. It's music your ironic (but sort of racist) hipster friend will blare, as if he and Kreayshawn are onto some secret, next-level shit. Topics on the album include promethazine syrup ("Breakfast"), booty dancing (the Diplo-produced "Twerkin'"), doing circles in a mall parking lot (the maybe-joking-but-it's-so-bad-who-cares "Go Hard"), and comparisons to Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes and Amy Winehouse (and, um, Lorena Bobbitt) in the violent "Left Eye." Even the attempts at sincerity ("BFF," "luV haus") come off as, well, sad.

But perhaps the biggest crime committed by Somethin' Bout Kreay? It's a pop album of awful pop music. (

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August 16th 2012

you lost me at “beats Ke$ha wouldn’t touch with a glittery, 10-foot pole.”  I understand you’re trying to be cute, but the best part of Kreay’s album songs released so far (Gucci Gucci, Go Hard, Breakfast and Summertime) are the beats and the production. 

that’s just lazy writing.

August 21st 2012

can you please say the songs that are on it?