User Score
8.9

Universal acclaim- based on 52 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 49 out of 52
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 52
  3. Negative: 3 out of 52

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  1. OwenP
    Nov 16, 2008
    3
    Not really that interesting to me. I found it sort of dull and lacking any character. Then again, I'm a huge Wu-Tang fan, so this isn't really 'groundbreaking' in my view.
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82

Universal acclaim - based on 24 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 23 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
  1. His long-awaited return on The Renaissance is no disappointment, offering more of the same understated, aqueous grooves and fluid rapping that the Abstract Poetic has built his peerless career on.
  2. His music now seems as fresh and necessary an alternative to rap's mainstream as it did when Tribe first arrived. Welcome back, old friend.
  3. 80
    Up-tempo and uplifting, this largely self-produced record blurs distinctions between accessibility and avant-gardism.