Itâs been nine years and fans have been fiending for a Bilal fix. As I witnessed the magic for myself, at the Singersroom âBilal Comes To Brooklyn: An Acoustic Conversation,â I understood why he had such die-hard fans. Through careful study and practice, Bilal has transformed his voice into an instrument. His voice speaks with authority and whispers wisdom. His live performance sends shivers up your spine and makes your hair stand on end. I felt that energy and was compelled to review the album. With a unique voice that sometimes hints to a Prince influence and a deep understanding of Gospel, Jazz, Funk, and R&B, Bilal has given us his new album entitled âAirtightâs Revengeâ. Yes, the title is fierce and the content is just as brave. The album seems to take us through the creative mind of Bilal with joints like âRobots,â âThe Dollar,â âFlyingâ and âThink It Over.â With classic songs from albums, âFirst Born Secondâ and leaked songs from the album âLove For Sale,â you may already know Bilal will give you something to hold on to. Track Review Highlights âFlyingââ¦Bilal was able to tell a tale of a victim of the drug lifestyle that is usually glamorized. However, he is able to give a balanced view that exposes the pros and cons of the hustler in Flying. âThink It Overââ¦This record has the same energy of âSometimesâ from the âFirst Born Secondâ Album It is just an unexplainable vibe. âThe Dollarââ¦Bilal brings you on a fast pace walk as he dances on the beat with his vocals. âRobotsââ¦Catch a deeper message with Robots about âthe man and the system.â The album âAirtightâs Revengeâ is a must have for those that have followed Bilal through the years and for those that love music with depth.
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