Yung Bleu has delivered his latest album ‘TANTRA,’ released via the Moon Boy University and EMPIRE music labels.
The new studio album features 17 tracks and with assists provided by rap stars Nicki Minaj, French Montana, Ty Dolla $ign, Fivio Foreign and Lil Wayne.
The singers Zayn Malik, Ne-Yo, Kelly Rowland, and Lucky Dave also feature on songs from the new project.
The highly anticipated album from the Mobile, Alabama rapper takes listeners through his development as a musician, songwriter, and hop hop producer.
The album’s sound will help fans of the artist to understand Bleu’s progress in the music world to see him arrive at the more advanced vibe of this most recent album.
Clash magazine’s official review of the album details the album below:
“...much of its content looks toward reflection and relationships. Tantra itself encompassing ideals about spirit, consciousness, and sex,” it said.
The website, which gave the album a 7/10 review, concluded that “ The artist-producer’s distinctive style has successfully seen
him carve out a lane for himself.”
“Featuring 13 new tracks, the LP is abundant in rhythmic hooks,
relatable lyricism, and notable production. ‘TANTRA’ an eclectic listen that maintains a theme, while speaking on Yung Bleu’s growth, upwards trajectory, and indisputable songwriting ability,” writer Shanté Collier-McDermott said.
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The 28 year old rapper’s new project follows his debut album ‘Moon Boy,’ released in 2021, which peaked at number 12 in the Billboard 200 musical charts in the USA.
Despite the low amount of LPs the hip hop artist has released, Bleu has released several smaller projects on a regular basis throughout his career.
Starting with 2015’s ‘Investments,’ the rapper has released eight mixtapes.
The rapper has also delivered several extended plays (EPs), starting with ‘Bleu Vandross’ in 2018.
Most recently the musician has released ‘No I’m Not Okay,’ in December of last year.
Despite releasing a new album, Yung Bleu took to Twitter to announce that he would be heading straight back to the studio to work on releasing a new ‘Love Scars’ project.
“Also , I'm immediately going back to the studio to work on Love Scars pt 2 !,” Bleu announced after the release of his album.
Love Scars 2 will be a follow up to the ‘Love Scars: The 5 Stages of Emotion,’ released in October of 2020.
That EP peaked at 82 in the US album charts and Yung Bleu will be hoping for a better showing with his sophomore effort.