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History Will Absolve Me

by billy woods

Released April 10, 2012 via Backwoodz Studioz

Reviewed April 14, 2022

Top tracks (based on community voting)
Crocodile Tears (56%), The Man Who Would Be King (27%), The Wake (25%)

billy woods put the intersecting scenes of internet and underground hip-hop on full notice in 2012, with History Will Absolve Me still proving influential a decade later. Woods’ conversational flow and uncanny picture painting is just as much a marvel of rhyming today as it was upon release. With such high-level skill and gravitas, the New York MC excels at spanning a multitude of topics with a consistent wit and satire. Throughout the 2010’s and into the 2020’s, billy woods has rigorously improved on this album's traits with many solo and collaborative projects, yet its status as a foreshadowing record keeps it a flagship in his discography. – DeVán (8.5/10)


Ben (Synth): 9.5/10 | Alan: 9/10 | Jared: 9/10 | Pax: 8.8/10

DeVan: 8.5/10 | Cam: 8.3/10 | Dominick: 8.2/10

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