Claire Lobenfeld

Critic

USA

Claire Lobenfeld is a music critic and culture writer based in Los Angeles. She is an editor at FACT Magazine and has previously held staff positions at Stereogum, Complex and Wondering Sound. Her work has appeared in The Village Voice, Billboard, Rolling Stone and Gawker, among other publications.

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Date: 26 Jan 2018 Category: Music
8.0 Rating
Burna Boy was supposed to get the coveted crossover cosign from Drake. The two had first linked up in London, where the rapper reportedly shared his vision for a “playlist” collecting sounds from around the world. The Afropop-dancehall hybridist ended up submitting five tracks for the project. Ultimately, though, only one, a song titled “More Life,” made the cut—and even then, it was relegated to a reverb-soaked outro to “Get It Toget ...