Blue Slide Park - Mac Miller
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  • Summary: The debut full-length album for the Pittsburgh rapper follows the release of his 2010 mixtap K.I.D.S.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Nov 16, 2011
    Miller's big challenge is that he follows in a long line of suburban college rappers who have thrown up whack mixtapes like they were yesterday's punch bowl, but this memorable debut steps right around that mess and suggests that the kids are not just all right, but all the way live.
  2. Nov 16, 2011
    You know that breathless feeling you had when you ran from the cops after they broke up a house party? This album is that feeling in musical form.
  3. Nov 22, 2011
    Miller exhausts his narrow subject matter pretty thoroughly over Blue Slide Park, but his life is so joyously carefree that it's hard to blame him for wanting to bask in it.
  4. Nov 16, 2011
    There was opportunity on Blue Slide Park to genuinely capture some real elements of youth, and the album doesn't capitalize on the opportunity.
  5. Jan 3, 2012
    Ultimately I have two complaints about Blue Slide Park which in the grand scheme of things may be minor.
  6. Dec 13, 2011
    His obligatory jet-setter brags about high-dollar shopping sprees and b-words he's f-worded strain for credibility, not fooling anybody.
  7. Dec 8, 2011
    His art is 144,487 times less remarkable than his first week sales numbers would have you believe.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 3 out of 10
  1. Mar 31, 2013
    Such a mint album, Mac really just likes doing what he wants, hes the king, really enjoyed his album. Yeah lyrics not as good, but for a 19 year old thats pretty dope Expand
  2. Nov 20, 2011
    awesome debut album! all you be hating! I love Under the Weather, Diamonds and Gold, Blue Slide Park, PA Nights, Frick Park Market, Smile Back and Missed Calls the most. Collapse
  3. Nov 30, 2011
    I'm giving this an 8. Mac Miller has a unique style. There are a few songs that I'm not too crazy about but the album itself is an overall success. Mac Miller topped the debut charts at number one! Anything below a 7 is just being one sided. Expand
  4. Nov 22, 2011
    Nice debut from a 19 year old. I'm glad that it debut at number 1 and the second independent album to do so. Good solid production and nice lyrics. Can he do better on his second album? Expand
  5. Dec 10, 2011
    Bravo, on the debut album. I've been a fan for about three months and this guy has rocked my iPhone. He mostly has fun, but if he puts more feeling in upcoming tracks he would be legendary. Expand
  6. Nov 17, 2011
    I'm giving this a 3 purely for the solid production. Mac Miller is honestly one of the worst rappers i've heard in my life. Please name me one track that he has where he says anything that is slightly substantive. Its okay to make "fun" rap songs but this album is just downright terrible. The only people i can see liking this are loyal fans of his. Expand
  7. Nov 12, 2013
    K.I.D.S and Watching Movies with the Sound Off is much better than Blue Slide Park. Props to the production though, it is really good. As a MC, he isn't really that special. Mac sounds like he isn't finding his style here until he released Watching Movies. Expand

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