Love King

  • Record Label: Def Jam
  • Release Date: Jun 29, 2010
Metascore
79

Generally favorable reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
  1. Not exactly eccentric, but finely crafted and intoxicating.
  2. Uncut
    60
    Nash's relentless sex-pestering ultimately becomes tiresome but his music can often be magnificent. [Oct 2010, p.94]
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 21 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 0 out of 4
  1. Jun 18, 2013
    10
    Album is top class rnb only the dream can pull off this is the dream's best album by far flawless album dope lyrics ears for beats on pointAlbum is top class rnb only the dream can pull off this is the dream's best album by far flawless album dope lyrics ears for beats on point that flawless RNB the transitions are godly Full Review »
  2. Sep 16, 2010
    10
    With unforgettable lyrics and an amazing production and beats, Love King is The-Dream's best sounding album yet and probably the best rapWith unforgettable lyrics and an amazing production and beats, Love King is The-Dream's best sounding album yet and probably the best rap album I've heard this year alongside Big Boi's Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty. Keep'em comin'. Full Review »
  3. Sep 14, 2010
    8
    I don't understand why The-Dream isn't as popular as Lady Gaga. He is essentially her male equivalent, in the sense that they are bothI don't understand why The-Dream isn't as popular as Lady Gaga. He is essentially her male equivalent, in the sense that they are both revolutionary pop stars, dripping with sexual culture and American materialism. Whether that's good or bad is irrelevant. What is relevant is sweeping this album is, how well it represents this aspect of our culture, and how The-Dream creates incredible song after another. It's not the flawless work of pop that Love vs. Money was; however, I found it to be great continuation of his legacy. Full Review »