Big Sean’s new hip hop album has certainly come far from his sophomore album. A perfect mix of R&B samples, mature rap lyrics, and invigorating beats, Dark Sky Paradise is a new frontier for Big Sean’s career. The first half of the album is full of energizing upbeat rhythms, while the second half becomes darker and gloomy, much like his older albums. Overall, Big Sean has become, intentionally, more musical with both his lyrics and beats.
– By Emma Reinberg