Piñata (studio album) by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib

Piñata by Freddie Gibbs & Madlib
Year: 2014
Release date: 2014-03-18
Overall rank: 565th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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80/100 (from 452 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2014 (8th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 2010s (81st)
Award Top 1,000 albums of all time (565th)
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This album is rated in the top 2% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 80.2/100, a mean average of 78.8/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 80.4/100. The standard deviation for this album is 16.7.

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From 06/12/2021 00:36
Great album with incredible chemistry between Gibbs and Madlib. There is some fillers toward the end but still a great album.
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From 07/02/2020 22:37
Perfect album. One of the best collaborations between 2 of the most amazing artists in their field. Legitimately couldn't find anything bad about this album.
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From 06/27/2020 23:32
Piñata's got that old school vibe. Love it. Production is really dynamic.
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From 07/10/2019 23:08
Awesome album.

Favorites: High, Bomb, Shitsville, Thuggin'
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From 07/07/2019 16:21
Good album. The first half is better than the last half.

Favorite tracks: Deeper, High, Shitsville, Thuggin'

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From 07/02/2019 01:09
Starts to drag on, but the closer brings it back. Awesome way to end an album
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From 04/06/2019 16:07
One of my favorite producers, Madlib, and one of the best gangsta rappers of his generation, Freddie Gibbs, collaborate on one of the best old school albums of the decade. We agree, "Piñata" does not represent a revolution in rap, we can even call this album nostalgic. Nostalgic of the time when we wore a pair of Jordans, where we did not have a cell phone and where Biggie was alive. But "Piñata" remains a very successful record, both in terms of production and performance of Freddie Gibbs. The duo works very well, even if listening to Piñata does not manage to forget the association of Madlib with DOOM on "Madvillainy", or Jaylib and his "Champion Sound". This album is perfect for fans of Madlib (like me) who will have the opportunity to put in the mouth of all new beats of the Loopdigga, but it will also satisfy listeners looking for a gangsta rap quality. As Gibbs himself says in opening of "Thuggin": "Niggas be like" Fred, you're not never lied ", Fuck the rap shit my gangsta been solidified, Still do my business on the side".
 
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Best track: "Deeper"
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From 05/14/2018 23:01
Kinda a dope album. It seems to flow a lot better than Madvilliany
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From 08/30/2017 17:55
Gangster bars rapped over soulful production. Two hip hop artists from different lanes come together to create an amazing album.
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From 02/25/2017 04:52
Piñata is a unique blend of the best from both Gibbs and Madlib. Like most of Madlib's work, Piñata's production relies heavily on "old-school" soul samples. Gibbs has incredible chemistry with Madlib's beats and flows over them flawlessly. While comparable, I personally think it is a better album than Madlib/Doom's "Madvillainy".
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