Lil Durk Triumphantly Returns with Long-Awaited Album'Almighty So 2'

Rapper Lil Durk, aka Chief Keef, releases highly anticipated album "Almighty So 2" after multiple delays since 2018. The 17-track album features various artists and showcases Keef's versatility and growth as an artist.

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Lil Durk Triumphantly Returns with Long-Awaited Album'Almighty So 2'

Lil Durk Triumphantly Returns with Long-Awaited Album'Almighty So 2'

After multiple delayed release dates since 2018, rapper Lil Durk, also known as Chief Keef, has finally released his highly anticipated album 'Almighty So 2' on May 11, 2024. The album marks a triumphant comeback for the 28-year-old veteran rapper, who has been a significant influence on the rap genre over the past decade.

Chief Keef's 2013 mixtape 'Almighty So' was initially met with criticism, with many claiming he had fallen off after his major-label debut 'Finally Rich' in 2012. However, in hindsight, 'Almighty So' is now recognized as a pioneering work that laid the groundwork for the slurry, intuitive style that has dominated rap over the past decade.

'Almighty So 2' features 17 tracks, with a total runtime of 1 hour and 9 minutes. The album showcases Keef's versatility, with tracks like "Treat Myself," "Jesus," "Runner," and "Tony Montana Flow" demonstrating his signature style and lyrical prowess. On "Believe," Keef reflects on his journey, having done some soul-searching during his time away from shaping thenewsof modern rap.

The album features a range of artists, including Lil Gnar, Tierra Whack, Sexyy Red, Quavo, G Herbo, and Ballout. This is Chief Keef's second project of the year, following his collaborative mixtape with producer Mike WiLL Made-It, 'DIRTY NACHOS'.

Earlyof 'Almighty So 2' have been positive, with one critic stating,"This might just be recency bias but I genuinely think this is Sosa's best album. "The reviewer praises the album's energy, charisma, and humor, as well as its ability to showcase Lil Durk's softer side. The beats, which Chief Keef had a hand in, are praised for "slapping" and the features are a major factor in the tape's success.

With the release of 'Almighty So 2', Chief Keef has finally delivered on his promise to his fan base after five years of anticipation. The album solidifies his status as a pioneering force in the drill and rap scenes, offering a dynamic and engaging listen that showcases his growth as an artist. As Keef reflects on "Treat Myself", "I done been through so much smoke to where I couldn't even see myself." Now, with 'Almighty So 2', fans can see Chief Keef shining bright once again.