Ill Manors

  • Record Label: Atlantic
  • Release Date: Aug 21, 2012
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 36 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 36
  2. Negative: 2 out of 36

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  1. Jul 9, 2013
    10
    Perfect album. The production and lyrics are amazing. The albums message is clear. The album was made to shock and it certainly did that. Spot on 10/10
  2. May 13, 2014
    10
    One of the few albums I can listen to over & over, and never get bored. So many standout tracks that all capture the dark & grimy mood brilliantly. 2nd best album of 2012 after Good Kid M.a.a.d City.
  3. Sep 6, 2012
    9
    This is a really good album. Masterfully produced. Ben Drew can both rap and sing on the same high level. This dude ha some serious talent!
  4. Feb 12, 2013
    9
    Heard the album a while back, but I recently watched the self-titled movie and now I can't stop listening! Plan B is on form with this. Watch the movie, listen to this, thank me later.
  5. Oct 7, 2016
    10
    Can't believe it took me until October 2016 to give this a proper listen, an absolutely incredible experience from start to finish, with outstanding songcraft and production, and Plan B proves his mettle as a lyricist as storyteller even more than he ever has before.
  6. Aug 11, 2015
    10
    this album was worth the risk from plan b. this album has a lot of relevant social commentary unlike his first album where he raps from the perspective of a misguided and violent young person. i really wish this had a vinyl pressing :(

Awards & Rankings

Metascore
83

Universal acclaim - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Oct 30, 2012
    90
    Ill Manors, depressing, blunt and provocative, fulfills one of rap music's most noble tasks--to touch the sore spots.
  2. Sep 21, 2012
    80
    Ill Manors is visionary, it's bold, but most importantly it's very good.
  3. Mojo
    Sep 19, 2012
    80
    It's a punishing listen certain to prove divisive among his fan base. [Oct 2012, p.95]