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If you liked "Untitled" you'll probably like this!,
This review is from: Black Panties (Deluxe Version) [Explicit] (MP3 Download)
The title says it all, so the overarching theme of the album is not unexpected. I rate this album on the same level with his 2009 effort - "Untitled" (which I reviewed on this website and also gave a four star) in the sense that, it carries an evolved R&B sound, much to the chagrin of some of R. Kelly's die-hard fans who expect him to replicate the 90s "12 Play", "Bump 'n' Grind" sound, which is an unrealistic expectation of any artiste, especially for an inventive and imaginative titan who has 20+ years in the industry.
Standout tracks include "You Deserve Better", "Marry the P****", "Lights On", "Throw This Money On You" and the Ludacris-assisted "Legs Shaking" - although Ludacris' flow on the latter is very much reminiscent of his collaboration with Chris Brown on "Wet The Bed".
That said, the album has its fair share of flaws, particularly, most of the rap features which didn't seem to add much value to the album. Another flaw is the overuse of autotune, which I found rather redundant for someone who is as vocally gifted as R. Kelly.
All in all, Black Panties, is a remarkable piece of work!