Release Date: Dec 15, 2017
Record label: Def Jam
Growing old in Hip Hop ain’t easy. The balance between staying fresh without alienating core fan bases can not only be considered tricky business but business in general. Going into his eighth official album (with countless other projects to boot), one might think Jeezy was feeling a similar strain as his latest album is titled Pressure. Contrarily, the project finds Mr.
For nearly a decade, Jeezy was an unwavering pusher. His guiding principles have always been candor and clarity, sharing action sequences from inside his coke-fueled world. But Mr. 17.5 has changed his tune in recent years. It isn.
On Pressure, the solid if routine follow-up to Trap or Die 3, Jeezy doesn't deviate from his standard set of themes. He's still rhyming about his rise from the bottom, the product he's shifting, and all the disposable wealth and women that have come with it, all the while castigating would-be detractors and snitches. For the most part, the highlights are the tracks with the most ominous and dramatic productions, supplied by the likes of D.