The Ecstatic
Mos Def - The Ecstatic
Critic Score
Based on 22 reviews
2009 Rank: #107 / 807
User Score
Based on 35 ratings
June 9, 2009 / Release Date
LP / Format
Downtown / Label
Hip Hop / Genres
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Aug 14, 2017
74
A good return to form, but he doesn't come all the way. For some reason his bars are better with Black Star even. His cadence and slur and effortlessness shine through, it just didn't amaze me from start to end.
Sep 5, 2016
86
Excellent = 2-3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 16
Great = 1, 4, 8-11, 13, 15
Average = 6
Bad = N/A
Trash = N/A

This album should be classified as "world" since there are inspirations from all over the world in this albums beats, Mos Def actually raps/sings in a few languages as well. Very cool sounds as well, there's actually bubbles popping during Pretty Dancer. Excellent lyrics talking about social and economical issues, as well as romance. Mos Def is actually a great singer, and not just a great ... read more
Apr 23, 2016
noonoo97
81
Some good songs and some decent songs like Embassy decent album maybe underrated
Aug 18, 2013
MrRicoSlick
90
Black Dante returns to form, leaving the listener feeling "ecstatic".
Track List

  1. Supermagic
  2. Twilite Speedball
  3. Auditorium
  4. Wahid
  5. Priority
  6. Quiet Dog
  7. Life In Marvelous Times
  8. The Embassy
  9. No Hay Nada Mas
  10. Pistola
  11. Pretty Dancer
  12. Workers Comp
  13. Revelations
  14. Roses
  15. History
  16. Casa Bey