Lil Durk just dropped off his new Billboard topping album 7220. HipHopDX breaks down the new Lil Durk album 7220. Lil Durk's ascent to the top of the genre has been characterized by confidence and comfort within his signature sound. He's unlocked a solid formula, draping his voice in Auto-Tune and attaching himself to somber piano compositions to fuel his hazy, wistful melodies.
Lil Durk's 2019 album 'The Voice' propelled him into the major leagues, a record that chalked up platinum sales and plateau'd at No. 2 on the Billboard charts. Stardom sat uneasily with the rapper, however; sure, it was everything he'd ever asked for, but misfortune and tragedy followed in its wake. '7220' pivots between major league production and harsh introversion, with its relentlessly visceral rhymes documenting loss, addiction, and violence - against others, and against the self.