But it's not as if the young rhymer is without talent. His flow is fast and flawless on cuts like "Hustle," and he shows he's capable of some clever lines on "Ball Out" ("My pockets are like water fountains, 'cause they constantly flowin'"). He's even more promising behind the boards, where his slinky, strings-and-keys-buoyed beats are colorful and inventive. Thankfully, Showboat's potential shines bright, even if The North Star doesn't.
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