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Top Billion

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Today, Top Billion dropped his new album “Future Nostalgia.” With no guest appearances, the rapper shines from the first to the last song. The album is a good display of his work, showcasing his assortment of skills.

On the C-Wizz produced track “So Smart You’re Stupid” Billion spits:

 “No metaphors just heart flowing like the Nile.”

This line sums up “Future Nostalgia” entirely. The album doesn’t feature any crazy metaphors or punch lines from him on any of the fourteen tracks. Instead, the rapper provides deep, honest and thought provoking lyrics, pouring his heart out over laid back production by various producers including Michael Franco, Jay Beatz, C-Wizz, Lennon, Brahms, and Sage.

On songs such as “Adultery” and “I’ll Always Love You” Billion’s storytelling ability is shown. On “Adultery”, which was inspired by “Sins Of My Father” from his album “Based On A True Story”, he tells the story of a cheating husband while on “I’ll Always Love You”, he tells his own personal story of his significant other’s unplanned pregnancy which resulted in a abortion…

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