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  • Summary: Pharrell Williams returns to produce (and also guest on) the rap duo's third album.
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  1. Positive: 11 out of 18
  2. Negative: 0 out of 18
  1. There’s plenty of dazzling wordplay related to coke dealing and showing off, but the album carries a more redemptive tone and a higher level of self-awareness.
  2. Brothers Terrence “Pusha T” and Gene “Malice” Thornton--a.k.a. Clipse--spend a surprising amount of their third official album (not counting mixtapes and collaborative showcases) sounding both upbeat and reflective.
  3. Malice and Pusha T are at the top of their game on most of the rest; even when they swagger on “Popular Demand (Popeyes),” the wordplay is so thick and weirdly inventive that it’s difficult to deny them.
  4. Never quite hitting the peak of "Hell..." they walk a fine line here between fame-hungry thugs--something that ill-fits them--and existential thinkers with the “intellect of Einstein” and a fondness for sonic dissonance.
  5. 60
    In fact, throughout, older brother gets the best of his carefree little sibling. Breezier doesn't always equal better.
  6. For better and for worse, Pusha T and Malice complement their beat selection on Til the Casket Drops. And it all makes for one of the year’s biggest disappointments from two of hip-hop’s best lyricists.
  7. 40
    They're back to tacky autopilot, forcing Sean C and LV to save face with two rousing contributions. [Apr 2010, p.84]

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