Introverted Intuition, which was released on October 18th, is the debut album from Chicago singer, songwriter, and producer, Lance Skiiiwalker. The album has 13 tracks, and it features some of Skiiiwalker’s fellow Top Dawg Entertainment (TDE) artists, such as ScHoolboy Q (who also released an album with TDE this summer.)
The definition of “Introverted Intuition” is: “… People with introverted intuition often have gut feelings that are uncannily accurate. They are excellent at spotting trends or patterns to form a prediction of what may be.” (1)
With that in mind, we embark on the journey that is Introverted Intuition by Lance Skiiiwalker.
The album is organized as a late night radio show titled “Skiiiwalker Radio” which is MC-ed by an auto tuned, low talking DJ. The compilation of songs on the album provides a wide range of energies for the listener to enjoy. A lot of high intensity drum beats are found on tracks like Forbidden Fruit, ((Ni)) Radio, Speed, and Sound. In the mean time, other tracks on the album are much more dreamy, and smooth such as, Could It Be, Stockholm, and Attraction.
The album makes the listener feel as if they are sitting in the mind of a man. Where, we have front row seats to follow a bunch of stories with a relatively similar pattern in their plot; a pursuit for some loving. The pursuits are not always fruitful, like in the song “Could It Be.” The video itself follows Skiiiwalker as a woman rejects him, and the lyrics are pretty fitting to the scene:
“Um, so when you available?Never? Oh, ok, alright, ok bye”