6. In the era of “I’m sorry,” “10 2 10” is a stereotype-plotted minefield that catches Latinos, Jamaicans and Haitians in the crossfire. “I woke up working like I’m Mexican/that mean I work from 10-to-10/and 10-to-10/to 10 again.” Look out for that apology tour coming this summer.
7. Sean really took extra time to make sure everything was sonically perfect on this project. He introduces new melodies and sounds that are way more complex than his debut album. Several beats have that extra club-ready thump.
8. The excessively raunchy interlude that introduces “MILF”—with a high-pitched voice that recalls Chris Tucker—is utterly uncomfortable. As for the track, you’ve got to wonder if the true-to-it’s-title concept is a spin on Kanye’s “Mama’s Boy.”
9. Nicki and Juicy are beginning to become quite the tandem. They both collaborated for Wale’s “Clappers” and here they hold down guest slots on “MILF.”
10. From Drake to J. Cole, today’s generation of burgeoning rap stars are really having trouble dealing with this whole fame thing, and it shows through in their music. A line from the Ellie Goulding-featured “You Don’t Know”: “Looking in the mirror, am I still you?“