This Is What I Mean by Stormzy

Published December 4, 2022

This Is What I Mean by Stormzy

Album info

  • Title This Is What I Mean
  • Artist Stormzy
  • Year 2022
  • Genre Hip-Hop/Rap


  1. Fire + Water
  2. This Is What I Mean
  3. Firebabe
  4. Please
  5. Need You
  6. Hide & Seek
  7. My Presidents Are Black
  8. Sampha’s Plea
  9. Holy Spirit
  10. Bad Blood
  11. I Got My Smile Back
  12. Give It To The Water


This is a great album from Stormzy, a credible follow up to the heavy headed previous release. It takes quite a while to get going, Fire + Water is a slow start to any record, but once it ramps up, it has that soulful vocal warmth. I did find it, as a whole, a bit depressing, there’s a lot of pleading and please this, please that, which I get… there’s a lot to beg to be better in this world (and seriously, please do just leave Meghan alone) but it just left me feeling a bit blue.

Rating: 3 / 5

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