Devin The Dude - Landing Gear
By limiting himself to the same, familiar subject matter, Devin isn't so much competing against other artists as he his against his previous work. And while Landing Gear is a nice addition to his catalogue, it's not exceptionalLet's face it. For the most part, the current crop of male R&B singers are garbage. When they're not involved in sex scandals with underage girls, most of them are too busy dancing around with their shirts off to elicit any interest from the average Hip Hop fan. Luckily there's Devin the Dude [click to read], who has made an entire career singing and rapping songs about women, weed, alcohol and music. Devin's formula has pretty much banned him from Top 40 radio rotation, but it's kept him respected among those who have given up on traditional emcees or singers.