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Listen to ‘Ain’t Too Long’ by NBA Youngboy

By Donna-Claire Chesman on November 21, 2017

With Ain’t Too Long, NBA Youngboy continues his display of survival tactics and textured raps.

Baton Rouge’s NBA Youngboy is making 2017 his moment. With Ain’t Too Long, his third tape to drop this year, he continues his display of survival tactics and textured raps. Youngboy takes his struggles and projects them through the lens of an old soul’s wisdom. His paranoia is potent across the project, but everything from his cadence to his son on the cover, keep the project from being overtly hopeless.

The tape features standouts like “Confidential” and “You’re The One,” where not even love is safe from the anxiety Youngboy has internalized. His music is marked by his passion. Despite the dark memories and horror he brings to a song, Youngboy never shies from engaging with his demons and giving his all to a track.

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