Archived from on 13 June 2017. The song peaked at number 4 in the United States and number 16 in the United Kingdom. In its second week, the album dropped to number 29 selling 16,500 total album-equivalent units; and in its third week, the album dropped to 43, selling another 11,000 album equivalent units. . In a mixed review, Neil Z Yeung of gave the album 3 stars, stating the half of the songs on the album were made to be radio hits, and that it was toned down from Kelly's past 2 albums. In a positive review, Preezy of praised the growth seen between and Bloom.
Dan Leroy of gave the album 3. Archived from on 23 April 2018. He praised both the lyrical content and production on the album, however, he was critical in the fact that the album was not strong enough to be his big comeback after the critical failure of. Even though assumes a dark and brooding energy for much of the album, the efforts toward introspective maturity are admirable. Title Writer s Producer s Length 1.
Its music video was released the same day. Compared to his previous two efforts, is a relatively toned-down affair. Half of the songs sound intentionally crafted to be radio hits, while the other half serve as reminders of 's aggressive roots. As of early June 2017, the album has sold a total of 85,000 units. As a crossroads moment, isn't too clumsy, but could be potentially divisive for fans old and new. These are dour stretches that sometimes threaten to weigh the album down, but injects enough variety to prevent a totally depressing experience.
The album features guest appearances by rapper and singers , , , and. However, he said the introspective maturity of the album was admirable. Archived from on 14 February 2018. On , which assigns a normalized rating out of 100 from reviews from mainstream critics, gave the album an average score of 72 out of 100 based on 4 reviews. While isn't as thrilling as his debut , fans of 2015's will appreciate the familiar blend of pop-savvy rap and the occasional guitar riff.
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