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  • Summary: The follow-up to the rapper's debut album "Mail On Sunday," features the number one single 'Right Round.'
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Flo Rida boasts an adroit double-timed flow, but his greatest achievement is his understanding of how to stay in the background, never overwhelming the electro-laced tracks.
  2. You won't leave R.O.O.T.S. knowing much about Dillard the man, but you'll probably think Rida the rapper is an excellent--if eventually exhausting--party guest.
  3. 70
    R.O.O.T.S. is a solidification of identity. And when you’re trying to keep yourself in the game, sometimes that’s all a sophomore album has to be.
  4. Not once does Flo Rida overpower his reference points, making him a rarity: an entertainer wholly without ego, a phantom presence on his own songs.
  5. The problem is that he shows no growth--besides realizing, along with his producers, that if you throw every hook known to man into the pop ocean, you are bound to catch something.
  6. His genius lies in pitching his records just right: he injects these songs with enough grit to interest hip-hop fans, without scaring the pop audiences his catchy hooks are designed to ensnare. It's ruthlessly effective, though difficult to love.
  7. Heavy on aspiration, light on inspiration on rapper's second outing.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 7 out of 10
  1. DonnaG
    May 27, 2009
    10
    It's really good catchy songs, interesting lyrics. definitely buying it.
  2. NghiaM
    Apr 3, 2009
    10
    This Flo Rida best effort ever.The lyrics was creative and the beat was simply original
  3. isabellec.
    Apr 5, 2009
    10
    Better than Soulja Boy's album.
  4. AlexH.
    May 12, 2009
    1
    I'm sorry a 63, this has to be one of the worst albums I've heard in a very long time. Flo Rida has taken advantage of one, good I'm sorry a 63, this has to be one of the worst albums I've heard in a very long time. Flo Rida has taken advantage of one, good hit single, other than that, his "music" is utter crap. Expand
  5. May 10, 2016
    1
    i remember when this album first came out. not many songs caught my ear. seems the guests do better than the main guys album. the fact thisi remember when this album first came out. not many songs caught my ear. seems the guests do better than the main guys album. the fact this album is the score it is from critics is surprising. thought they were gonna diss this one out. very poor album. seems more pop than hip hop Expand
  6. Sep 10, 2015
    1
    A 62? Are you kidding me? This album gets a bigger score than Eminem's Relapse?A 62? Are you kidding me? This album gets a bigger score than Eminem's Relapse? Give me a break. Expand
  7. FaglovingD
    Apr 3, 2009
    0
    Awful, just awful.

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