Generally favorable reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 11 out of 14
  2. Negative: 0 out of 14
  1. Beans drops deft poetry with the fastest flow this side of Bizzy Bone.
  2. The most obvious comparison for 'Tomorrow Right Now' is Roots Manuva's 'Run Come Save Me' and the UK's bouncement brigade. And the comparison is a favourable one all round.
  3. 83
    Tonally challenged singing, spastic electro beats, and boldly nonlinear, ideologically sharp rhyming. [May 2003, p.116]
  4. Though he's never as instantaneously gratifying as the Streets, the Roots or Jurassic 5, his efforts to continually defy convention in both production and lyrics - simultaneously looking forward to electronics and back to days of good rhymes, talent and passion - make for a rewarding, maybe even educational, listen.
  5. His ability to throw words in a frenzy meets his tendency to shift styles and hop decades, adding up to intoxicating music with a distinct personality.
  6. 80
    He spits incisive, abstract rhymes that leave you marveling--and a bit confused, at times.
  7. Beans twirls and stretches his language, depicting the life of a poet-rapper, heavy on non-traditional boasts and battle rhymes. But he lacks the gulping, deep tone of former APC cohorts Priest and Sayyid, which means the beats usually usurp his rhymes.
  8. This is hip-hop - experimental, brave, and weird, just like it's supposed to be.
  9. 70
    [Beans] makes music for MCs to scratch their heads to. [#15, p.120]
  10. 70
    In spite of some awkward moments, though, Tomorrow Right Now is a dynamic endeavor from a compelling artist. [Mar 2003, p.93]
  11. The New Wave sensibilities and unorthodox flows become predictable, and the absence of APC's Priest and Saayid is felt by the end of Tomorrow.
  12. 60
    Sounds surprisingly traditional. [Jul 2003, p.115]
  13. 50
    His idiosyncratic rhyming style can grate without the leavening presence of other rappers. [Apr 2003, p.116]
  14. Feels oddly half-baked. [Apr 2003, p.100]
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  1. GeneN
    Sep 14, 2005
    shits dope