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The Critics Corner: Albums
Get Closer
Keith Urban | Get Closer
Country superstar stays the course on solid new effort
Name: Get Closer
Label: Capitol Nashville
Release Date: November 16, 2010
Rating: 3.0/5

Review written by: Ashley Rosenberg
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The wait is finally over. The long-anticipated debut album, Pink Friday, by the one and only Nicki Minaj is finally here and she’s ready to take over the music world once and for all.

You know and love Nicki for all her cameos with artists such as  Trey Songz, Sean Kingston, and Jay Sean and now its time to experience Nicki up close and personal.

Most of her album is categorized as rap and hip-hop with songs featuring Eminem, Rihanna, Drake, Kanye, and Will.I.Am along with some solo jams. Friday showcases NIcki’s singing voice especially in the song “Save Me.” It’s almost refreshing to hear a song where she isn’t cussing and using vulgarities every other word. It reminds her listeners that she’s still a woman who can hurt and feel the pain of a broken heart as well as be the queen on rap.

“Dear Old Nicki” is a heartfelt reflection on her growth as a musician and a person. With lyrics, “Maybe I blamed you for everything, that was my mistake. In hindsight, I loved your rawness and I loved your edge, ‘cause it was you who talked me down from jumpin’ off that ledge,” she expresses her longing to have the same head on her shoulders she used to when she first started out in this business.

All in all, I’m overly impressed with this debut album. The queen of rap has proved herself worthy and I’m excited to hear these new songs on the radio.           
 
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