12 Songs, 35 Minutes

EDITORS’ NOTES

Yhung T.O. brings something special to Bay Area trap: a casual comfort with both hip-hop cadence and soul-singer delivery. His voice is like a hyphy taffy pull, smooth and always in motion. On the title track of his solo debut, the 18-year-old swears he’ll find a way through the violence and poverty he grew up with in Vallejo. Two of his SOB X RBE collaborators feature here, and on the dancehall-inflected “Ruthless,” Daboii freestyles over an inventively chopped sample of “Let the Music Play.”

EDITORS’ NOTES

Yhung T.O. brings something special to Bay Area trap: a casual comfort with both hip-hop cadence and soul-singer delivery. His voice is like a hyphy taffy pull, smooth and always in motion. On the title track of his solo debut, the 18-year-old swears he’ll find a way through the violence and poverty he grew up with in Vallejo. Two of his SOB X RBE collaborators feature here, and on the dancehall-inflected “Ruthless,” Daboii freestyles over an inventively chopped sample of “Let the Music Play.”

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