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  • Summary: OutKast's Big Boi goes solo with an album featuring guest appearances from such artists as Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monae, B.o.B., Gucci Mane, Too Short, and George Clinton.
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Shine Blockas
Yeah, all the ladies say ho, all the hoes say (Ha, ha, ha) Gucci up, here we go A-town, C-post Cut masta swift down ya throat Boy stop, Sir Luscious... See the rest of the song lyrics
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  1. Positive: 33 out of 33
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 33
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  1. Big Boi's lyrically on point, too, balancing cavalier wit and grown-man profundity that puts this album among Outkast's best. Your move, 3000.
  2. Though his partner is absent, this sounds and feels like another OutKast experience--a welcome one.
  3. The resulting, mercifully final product is, as you might have suspected all along, fantastic, by turns triumphant, defiant, and gleefully crass.
  4. Freed from the aesthetic demands of an odd-couple partnership, Big Boi (Antwan Patton) improves on the standard set with 2003's Speakerboxxx, an ostensibly solo work crystallized inside a double-album set, delivering a record that's rigidly focused and almost uniformly strong.
  5. Tasty cuts abound here, but Sir Lucious is most enjoyable as a complete listening experience.
  6. It's eclectic, electrifying, eccentric and more than a little bit ludicrous, but Sir Lucious's ambition is as infectious as its madness is dazzling.
  7. He's less pimp than craftsman, packing more style--and more substance--into his four-minute-long songs than other rappers deliver in an entire album.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 32
  2. Negative: 2 out of 32
  1. Jan 21, 2012
    10
    An incredible album imo, You get some of the best songs of the decade,so far. Shine Blockas is an instant classic, just bought this album, IAn incredible album imo, You get some of the best songs of the decade,so far. Shine Blockas is an instant classic, just bought this album, I had the songs downloaded, but I decided to buy it because it was that good. Best album of the decade so far. Expand
  2. Oct 11, 2010
    10
    It's not on the level of Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, ATLiens or Aquemini but still is one of the best hip hop albums of 2010. The albumIt's not on the level of Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, ATLiens or Aquemini but still is one of the best hip hop albums of 2010. The album is original and fresh sounding. 9/10 Expand
  3. Aug 20, 2010
    10
    A very original album which incorporates several genres to make one unique and memorable track after the next. Considering Big Boi's trackA very original album which incorporates several genres to make one unique and memorable track after the next. Considering Big Boi's track record, this should come as no surprise. I've listened to this album about two dozen times and I'm still enjoying it as much as I did on my initial listen. Great stuff! 10/10 Expand
  4. Aug 20, 2012
    9
    I'd rate this album in the top 3 hip hop albums of 2010 (along with The Roots "How I Got Over" and Kanye's "My Beautiful Dark TwistedI'd rate this album in the top 3 hip hop albums of 2010 (along with The Roots "How I Got Over" and Kanye's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"). Big Boi stays true to his Southern Playalistic style without losing an ounce of relevance. From the lowrider-bumpin' intro "Feel Me" to the college band drum-laced "Backup Plan," Sir Lucious never misses a beat. Highlights include "Fo Yo Sorrows", "Night Night", "You Ain't No DJ" and "Backup Plan". Expand
  5. Sep 1, 2010
    8
    It's a good album, certainly an evolution from Speakerboxx, but in may ways it's strangely homogeneous. I like it a lot, but there's no mindIt's a good album, certainly an evolution from Speakerboxx, but in may ways it's strangely homogeneous. I like it a lot, but there's no mind blowing tracks Expand
  6. May 15, 2011
    8
    good album by big boi it was good. i liked this very much. it was creative. and it had a few good songs. good solo album by him.good album by big boi it was good. i liked this very much. it was creative. and it had a few good songs. good solo album by him. good music and the rapping wasn't that bad Expand
  7. Aug 21, 2010
    3
    First. If you're an Outkast fan you need to throw out any memory or hope this album contains that magic. How do I describe this album? WhatFirst. If you're an Outkast fan you need to throw out any memory or hope this album contains that magic. How do I describe this album? What is peanut butter without jelly? Good but not as good.

    The album is an absolute onslaught of trying to get as many tracks on the radio and club play. Any hip hop fan with integrity needs to stray away from this album.

    Is this why Andre left? Because his former partner wanted to make something like this? I'm sure the stooges at MTV will think it's great. To me, nothing of substance on the album.
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