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8.7

Universal acclaim- based on 105 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 96 out of 105
  2. Negative: 4 out of 105

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  1. Jul 21, 2012
    3
    Nas is definitely a top 5 rapper of all time...but this is completely dreadful. Only songs I can bare to listen to are the don and nasty. The beat selection is weak and the lyrics are nothing special.
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81

Universal acclaim - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 28 out of 30
  2. Negative: 0 out of 30
  1. Aug 24, 2012
    90
    An album of incredible songs.
  2. Aug 22, 2012
    90
    Nas once again reminds us that as long as he's got one mic, lifee--and hip-hop--are beyond good. [#254, p.87]
  3. 88
    On Life Is Good, he's lyrically and musically rich as he's been for years now.