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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. caml
    Nov 25, 2008
    10
    Ridiculous lyrics that really give you a ripe image of gangster glory in your mind. Pusha-T and Malice are, quite honestly, the most underrated MCs of our time. And the Neptunes' simple, dark and artistic beats provide the perfect backdrop for the themes of the album. Collapse
  2. samb
    Dec 4, 2006
    10
    a groundbreaking gangsta-rap album. not since the previous millenia has there been a mainstream hip hop record this good.
  3. petere
    Jan 30, 2007
    10
    "So much white you might think your holy christ was near" classic
  4. Nick
    Dec 2, 2006
    9
    This has been a phenomenal year for hip-hop. Ghostface Killah and The Roots released career-defining albums, while new artists like Lupe Fiasco lived up to the hype. This Clipse album isn't likely to turn any non hip-hop fans around, but it's one of the finest of the year. Every track has a purpose, and the beats are top of the line. Fishscale is still a beter overal work in my opinion, but Hell Hath No Fury still recieves a very high recommendation from me. Expand
  5. ChadS.
    Nov 12, 2007
    9
    Very lyrical, with awesome crazy beats. Those that are saying this album isn't clever, I bet you listen to that Soulja Boy garbage. "I'm on touch with the keys, move over Alicia" has 3 puns in itself. The only downside to this album is that again all they rap about is coke, although that is the case, they keep finding new and better ways to talk about it which makes it all the more better. Expand
  6. TheKing
    Jan 9, 2007
    7
    Great lyrics but the beats aren't that good and pharells rapping on it
  7. K
    Dec 18, 2006
    0
    recycled neptunes bullshit

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