The Stoned Immaculate
Label: Warner Records
Curren$y claims that The Stoned Immaculate is his first "real" album, but it sounds no different from his other retail releases. He continues to follow the blueprint of cash-and-hoes metaphors and ambient "cloud" beats established on 2010's excellent Pilot Talk. These songs are buttery smooth, and Curren$y makes flipping rhymes look too easy; he doesn't infuse his baller's tales with the same dramatic pomp as, say, Rick Ross. It often takes a guest star to spice up the track, whether it's Wale on "What It Look Like," Marsha Ambrosius on "Take You There" or 2 Chainz on "Capitol."