Food & Liquor - Lupe Fiasco
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Universal acclaim- based on 150 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Negative: 4 out of 150

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  1. Oct 17, 2010
    Fantastic album. One of the best of the decade for hip hop. I'm not sure Lupe is appreciated enough for what he brings to the table, but this album is great song to song. "Kick Push", "I Gotcha", and especially "Hurt Me Soul" are my favorites, and show is lyrical abilities.
  2. Oct 1, 2010
    Food and Liquor was a well-rounded album touching on a variety of issues, ranging from the struggles of growing up in the streets to misguided racism. Named hip-hopâ
  3. Apr 21, 2011
    Great album, one of the best, if not the best hip hop album of all time.

    He has hands-down the best lyrical flow in the game, "Hurt Me Soul' is arguably one of the best, most meaningful songs ever.
  4. Jun 3, 2011
    First of all the people who reviewed this as a negative have no understanding of Hip Hop whatsoever. They obviously didn't listen to the lyrics at all or just dumb. 'DudeLuv' I suggest you listen to something like Soulja Boy because you do not understand Hip Hop.

    This is one of the most original, profound, ingenious and intelligent Hip Hop albums of all time. If this can't be acknowledged
    as one of the greatest, then there is no hope for Hip Hop fans or the genre itself. Expand
  5. Sep 26, 2012
    A masterful debut from one the generation's greatest MCs. Lupe is on another level from many of the rappers who call themselves artists. Lupe the Killa...

Universal acclaim - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 20
  2. Negative: 0 out of 20
  1. Food & Liquor just might be the steadiest and most compelling rap album of 2006.
  2. There is not a bad verse on it.
  3. Where Fiasco misses classic status is his sonic approach.