Ay yi yi! It’s finally here.
‘Madame X’ – the 14th studio album of Queen of Pop Madonna – has made its debut on streaming services in the United States. Coming as the follow-up to 2015’s ill-fated ‘Rebel Heart,’ ‘X’ storms to chart battle on the heels of five of its housed tracks acting as singles – ‘Medellin’ (featuring Maluma), ‘I Rise,’ ‘Future’ (featuring Quavo), ‘Crave’ featuring Swae Lee, and ‘Dark Ballet.’
If relying on the buying public’s critical and commercial response to the tunes (which has been virtually nonexistent to date as none of them hit the Hot 100), it’s sufficient to say the buzz preceding the set’s release has been one of the lowest of any Madonna project to date.
Will the rest of the album’s content act as its saving grace? Listen inside and tell us: