Debut mixtape from the London-based, North Carolina-born rapper features guest appearances from Grimes, Kelis and Princess Nokia

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  1. 8.0 |   NME

    A debut album proper in all but name, mixtape ‘Demidevil’ shows that Ashnikko’s far more than a two-trend wonder
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  2. 8.0 |   DIY

    Ten tracks of orgasm-loving, empowering anthems, that pack a punch musically as well as lyrically
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  3. 8.0 |   Clash

    Instead of shying away from addressing issues of sex shaming, emotional abuse and mistreatment in relationships, Ashnikko unapologetically exposes the toxic traits and actions of some men whilst serving their balls on a silver platter with a devilish grin
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  4. 8.0 |   The Line Of Best Fit

    Ashnikko exposes her softer side on the whip smart Demidevil
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  5. 8.0 |   Vinyl Chapters

    Demidevil is a remarkable achievement for a debut mixtape. Even if the frank style and in-your-face lyricism may become overbearing at times, it would be unfair to allow this to cloud the sheer intelligence behind the composition of this release
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  6. 7.0 |   Gigwise

    A soundtrack of 10 righteous feminist hymns…
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  7. 6.9 |   Pitchfork

    The 24-year-old alt-pop rapper showcases her newly refined confidence, taking a step toward the pop powerhouse she’s capable of becoming
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  8. 2.0 |   Sputnik Music (staff)

    For all the clarity of its delivery, Demidevil is a thorny release to reduce to a unified opinion. Ratings, as they say, fail it. This is because on the one hand, the tantrum-satire at its core is cogent and engaging, but on the other, its bargain-bin trap skeleton and lyrics are unapologetically terrible
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