Metascore
88

Universal acclaim - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Nov 27, 2012
    91
    Employing a grab-bag of producers and sounds both trendy and timeless, Reservation is a cohesive mish-mash, a multifaceted exhibition of a young artist with an arresting sense of self-possession.
  2. 90
    Where Minaj is fantastical and over-the-top, Haze is understated and raw.
  3. Nov 27, 2012
    80
    On Reservation, Angel Haze shows herself to be the rare rapper who has copped a great deal of contemporary popular hip-hop and R&B and come out the other side as purely herself.
  4. Nov 27, 2012
    80
    The concept of realness underpins hip-hop; the fearless, whipsmart talent of Angel Haze brings you face-to-face with the resonant reality of it.
  5. Nov 27, 2012
    80
    Despite all of its references, Reservation is original, cohesive, absorbing and Haze's most polished release to date.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Sep 11, 2013
    10
    A complete masterpiece from a rare legendary new artist. Haze (born as Raykeea Wilson) showed all of us the perfection in rapping and singing. Never could imagine that this marvelous power will come out from a new girl. Thank you Angel Haze for saving rap music. Full Review »
  2. Jan 29, 2013
    10
    Flying under the radar even though she could test Kendrick Lamar, don't be fooled this is definitely one of the best albums of the year by far. Her voice is entrancing and the wordplay is second to none. There is not a bar on this album that will disappoint you. Full Review »