User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 175 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 11 out of 175

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  1. GiovanniO
    Aug 17, 2006
    2
    I tried hard to like this album. I don't give a puck if he is from Mars, or Europe for this case: he sounds too silly for me and I have heard 100X better beats in Fruity Loops. Believe me this is whack.
  2. chrisj
    Aug 20, 2004
    2
    2 is the number of songs that made my toe tap. i can't understand this guy!!! the sound of his voice makes my dog jump in the toilet.
  3. AdamS
    Oct 3, 2006
    1
    Proof positive that professional criticism is worthless. Listen to this album - you won't believe it. Track 6 ('Fix Up, Look Sharp') is the generally accepted "best" track on there.
  4. LozzaL
    Jul 4, 2004
    2
    This album is OVER-RATED. The shit is straight weird. I thought it was rap/hip hop...what i got was...just crap...some people told me its Garage.like the Streets...but the streets shits all over this album.
  5. ashp
    Jul 27, 2007
    0
    'o all you guys chattin bout hip hop or garage and tryin to rate it by those standards better shh hut yuh muh', 'sikkkkkkkk album bruv 'sittin here' is a bad tune big up all my blazers!!!' 'standard dis album is big out here. no long ting straight up and down big' - to quote a few, do you know how stupid you sound seriously!
  6. TimS
    Jan 30, 2004
    2
    Totally overrated. Don't believe the hype (this is feeble)!
  7. Maestro
    Jun 29, 2004
    0
    Wow, am I the only one who isn't feeling this? The instruments are dated, Pacman-esque burps and chirps. Matched with a flow, while clever, is infinitely clouded not by Rascal's slang, but his seal bark delivery. Unlistenable, aside from "Fix Up..."
Metascore
92

Universal acclaim - based on 28 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 28
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 28
  3. Negative: 0 out of 28
  1. Q Magazine
    70
    [A] strikingly stark and innovative debut. [Sep 2003, p.102]
  2. It all makes for a bleak spread, but Rascal rises up as a singular musical presence too brimming and perceptive to let the coarse world around him pass by untouched.
  3. Blender
    80
    His hard-edged, dance-inflected debut makes East London sound like the new Dirty South. [Jan 2004, p.108]