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R.A.P. Music

Killer Mike

R.A.P. Music

Atlantan rapper Michael Render relocated to Brooklyn to record this album of straight up rap

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  1. 9.1 |   Pretty Much Amazing

    With the help of El-P’s steady hand Killer Mike has created an important album for rap
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  2. 9.0 |   Spin

    As exciting and wildly unclassifiable as hip-hop gets
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  3. 9.0 |   Consequence Of Sound

    An end-to-end great album
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  4. 9.0 |   Prefix

    Ambitious and incisive and frustrated and angry and serious
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  5. 9.0 |   PopMatters

    A definitive statement from Mike and a legacy changer for El-P. What more could anyone really ask for?
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  6. 8.9 |   Beats Per Minute

    Deceptively simple, a send-up to the aggressive cultural awareness of old-school rap on the surface, filtered through a hundred different post-apocalyptic scenarios, musical and lyrical
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  7. 8.8 |   Paste Magazine

    Putting aside his berserk, imagination-defying technical skill—he stays deep enough in the pocket to get lost there—there’s not a wasted breath on R.A.P. Music
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  8. 8.6 |   Pitchfork

    I don't think we'll hear a better end-to-end production job on a rap record than we do on R.A.P. Music
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  9. 8.5 |   The Quietus

    An album that takes the energy of hip hop’s rebellious instincts as its heart and reminds us of their importance
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  10. 8.3 |   A.V. Club

    A throwback to rap’s most provocative, conspiratorial era
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  11. 8.0 |   Drowned In Sound

    R.A.P. Music is one of the most compelling albums of its kind released for some time, albeit one that comes recommended with a caveat that one’s repeat-play enjoyment of it mightn’t last too long
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  12. 8.0 |   All Music

    Revolutionary stuff and absolutely no fluff, R.A.P. Music is outstanding
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  13. 8.0 |   The Irish Times

    A lesson in hip-hop’s here and now
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  14. 8.0 |   Q

    An inspired hook-up that brings out the best in both contributors. Print edition only

  15. 7.5 |   BBC

    R.A.P. Music is a diary for the oppressed. It’s a battle cry for change and a call-to-arms for the socially disadvantaged
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  16. 7.0 |   Rolling Stone

    His Ice Cube-style bark tumbles down over harried, aggro beats from indie-eminence El-P and hits like a gut punch of revealed wisdom
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  17. 5.0 |   NME

    Half the album’s a grind. And not the good kind
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