The Recession - Young Jeezy
Metascore
72

Generally favorable reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 13 out of 20
  2. Negative: 1 out of 20
  1. Jeezy's sonic sins would be partially pardonable were The Recession to flash any hint of fun or humor. Instead, the street-cred-consumed caricature is more content to rip off Tupac Shakur ("Hustlaz Ambition") and write abominable hooks.
User Score
8.4

Universal acclaim- based on 26 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 10
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 10
  3. Negative: 1 out of 10
  1. Aug 1, 2014
    9
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    buss yee, yoo ieh duh Prime Minister.

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  2. Feb 25, 2012
    8
    This CD is for people who enjoy Trap. I hated trap except for Young Jeezy he's one of my favorite rappers. This album is an instant classic.This CD is for people who enjoy Trap. I hated trap except for Young Jeezy he's one of my favorite rappers. This album is an instant classic. WE'll be talking about this albums for ages. Its high up there as one of the best rap albums in a long time Full Review »
  3. seanvanpelt
    Jul 23, 2009
    10
    Ridiculously low critic rating.. this is one of the best rap albums in years.