Stillmatic

Metascore
69

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Stillmatic is all the proof anyone needs that Nas isn't as special as he was five years before the album's release.
  2. Blender
    60
    A surprising return to form. [Feb/Mar 2002, p.114]
  3. Sadly, the cuts that reveal Nas' depth and drive get lost in a jumble of sloppy filler.
  4. Uncut
    50
    His music often lags behind in inspiration. [Mar 2002, p.106]
User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 122 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 36 out of 40
  2. Negative: 0 out of 40
  1. MahmoudR
    Feb 24, 2007
    10
    This album is a classic PERIOD. The so called "experts" who rated this album were paid big bucks by def jam to do so
  2. MorganB
    Jul 25, 2005
    10
    Nas proves he is the king of New York with uch songs as "Ether", "Got Urself A Gun", and an instant classic "Rewind".
  3. Jan 6, 2016
    10
    A classic Nas album. Stillmatic is a strong LP that contains some of Nas' greatest songs from the aggressive Jay Z diss "Ether" to theA classic Nas album. Stillmatic is a strong LP that contains some of Nas' greatest songs from the aggressive Jay Z diss "Ether" to the retrospective "What Goes Around", to the creative storytelling in "Rewind". The album only has one dud, and it is "Braveheart Party", however, everything else is greatness. Full Review »