Metascore
80

Generally favorable reviews - based on 15 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 15
  2. Negative: 0 out of 15
  1. Boots Riley has at his disposal a rich, seldom-tapped seam of scathing rhetoric and concrete metaphor and fleshes out leftist analysis with humanist muscle and poetic integument.
  2. Oct 31, 2012
    91
    It's a concept album, a bold provocation, a statement, a riot, and a hell of a party to boot.
  3. Nov 5, 2012
    88
    WAVIP closes the album with an anti-climatic "we are all V.I.P." chant, the only dud on an album that otherwise makes even the hardest-hitting messages sound care-free and danceable.
User Score
8.0

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Nov 5, 2012
    10
    Along with K.Lamar and Killer Mike, my favourite hip hop album of the year! Really good.
  2. Dec 14, 2012
    7
    Sorry to Bother You is a fantastic mix of Outkast and Public Enemy's style. Beautiful, engaging and fun. After twenty years of history of the group, The Coup are still manage to surprise. Great! Full Review »