Demonstration - Tinie Tempah
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  • Summary: The second full-length studio release for the British rapper features guest appearances from such artists as 2 Chainz, Big Sean, Dizzee Rascal, Labrinth, Laura Mvula, and Emeli Sandé.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 11
  2. Negative: 0 out of 11
  1. Dec 11, 2013
    80
    Guest shots from Paloma Faith, Emeli Sandé, Dizzee Rascal, and others make this one crowded album, but figuring out what to drop is nearly impossible as everyone hits the mark.
  2. 80
    The result is as swaggeringly confident, brash and modern as any mainstream hip hop being produced anywhere in the world right now.
  3. Nov 25, 2013
    80
    So far, so US-obsessed, but scratch below the surface and there's a charismatic quirkiness to Tinie, that makes him an artist apart from his contemporaries. [Dec 2013, p.113]
  4. 60
    There are enough decent moments to call Demonstration a success.
  5. Dec 18, 2013
    60
    While reining in the triumphalism, Demonstration suffers from an overbearing sense of its own importance. [Jan 2014, p.97]
  6. 60
    Some of the fresh-faced charm has gone, but he is sounding more like a bona fide star.
  7. This feels like a wearisome exercise in reasserting his market appeal.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Nov 4, 2013
    9
    great album, nice delivery and superb features common children of the sun is #5star Tinie is the kind of artist that hits the industrygreat album, nice delivery and superb features common children of the sun is #5star Tinie is the kind of artist that hits the industry with just 2 records Expand
  2. Nov 4, 2013
    7
    Critically this album lacks a lot, but for his fans this album will be more welcomed then his last. His ear for production have gotten better,Critically this album lacks a lot, but for his fans this album will be more welcomed then his last. His ear for production have gotten better, so as his classic flow. Still a great listen. Expand