Are you ignoring the fact that Ciara just released her fifth album yesterday? If so, we can’t really blame you. After all, Jay-Z just dropped his 12th solo album, Magna Carta Holy Grail. Plus, Kanye West, J. Cole, Mac Miller and Wale have all released solid albums in the past month.
Ciara started working on the album in 2011, released a slew of singles for it that never really caught on, switched labels after recording a bunch of material for it, and even changed the title from One Woman Army to Ciara along the way. That setup isn’t exactly a recipe for success when it comes to releasing a new album.
But guess what? Despite all that, Ciara is good. Damn good. And even though we know you’ve been inundated with a lot of good music, we don’t want you to skip over it. So check out 6 reasons you shouldn’t sleep on Ciara’s new album.