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Universal acclaim- based on 142 Ratings

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  • Summary: This long-delayed second album for Virginia brothers Malice and Pusha T was produced in full by The Neptunes.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 29
  2. Negative: 0 out of 29
  1. There's not an ounce of fat here. What's left reaffirms the Neptunes' credentials as fearless sonic innovators - eradicating the memory of Pharrell Williams' underwhelming recent solo album at a stroke - and fast-tracks Clipse into the pantheon of great rap lyricists.
  2. They're unflinchingly unsensationalistic. But it's the beats that turn this into noir worthy of Jim Thompson. [Feb/Mar 2007]
  3. A lean, furious, cold-blooded album that is vividly to-the-point.
  4. So why is it one of the best hip-hop albums of the year? For one, nobody gets the beats -- dry, hard and evil -- that Clipse get from Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo.
  5. Listen to the beats and you'll find The Neptunes' best work in years. [27 Jan 2007, p.31]
  6. 80
    Concise at 12 tracks, the stylistic coherence seldom fails to engage. [Feb 2007, p.73]
  7. 60
    The stark beats are the best Hugo and Williams have built in years. But its themes--dealing, girls--require more lyrical innovation to compel. [Feb 2007, p.105]

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 83 out of 103
  2. Negative: 9 out of 103
  1. Jan 30, 2014
    10
    Why is it okay for african-americans to be racist and say "Only white people like this album"? If a white person said "only black people can;t understand this music", it would be racist. So, please, drop the double standards and racism. Good music is good music. Kanye and Earl are both big fans of this albums so it doesn't hold up to scrutiny either. But maybe they're not "black enough"... Expand
  2. Aoi
    Oct 12, 2013
    10
    Amazing album. The Neptune's production on this thing is fun and incredibly well done. It has a particular sounds to it that has certified it's classification as a classic. Expand
  3. Mar 12, 2014
    9
    The absolute pinnacle of street music. Pusha and Malice are mean, lean, and starkly self-aware. All 12 tracks are beautifully produced by The Neptunes. On these beautifully hideous beats, the duo embrace their own ugly side as they trade verses about women, clothes, family, and hustling. As they cover about everything but themselves on Hell Hath no Fury, it makes you start to think there's a reason. Expand

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