Megan Thee Stallion - Suga
Critic Score
Based on 9 reviews
User Score
Based on 495 ratings
2020 Ratings: #712
Liked by 4 people
March 6, 2020 / Release Date
EP / Format
1501 Certified, 300 Entertainment / Label
Trap Rap / Genres
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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
The Line of Best Fit

Her trademark confidence is now tinged with a newfound self-awareness, as if evolving through her experience of the joys and pitfalls of celebrity.

80
Rolling Stone

On Suga she sounds warm and vulnerable, unsure how to carry on without her mama to guide her, but determined to do her proud.

80
musicOMH

All in all Suga is a very promising work, an enjoyable snapshot of a rapper becoming a bona fide star.

75
Consequence of Sound

Suga is a solid and cohesive EP that showcases Megan Thee Stallion’s unfettered appetite for destruction; she obliterates any beat she comes into contact with without batting an eyelash.

70
Exclaim!

This project is the high energy expected by a mare balancing sugar and spice just in time for the hotties — Megan's fan club — to warm up to for the summer.

70
Pitchfork

The relatively short project from the Houston rapper reasserts her absolute domination on the mic and takes her to new melodic spaces to mixed effect.

70
AllMusic

Suga finds Megan Thee Stallion experiencing the growing pains of success. The songs reflect this in their lyrical content, overall shift in tonality, and even in the small steps they take towards more commercial sounds.

58
HipHopDX

A frustrating project that falls short of its composer’s talent.

50
The Needle Drop

Megan's foray into autotuned trap balladry on Suga's last few tracks is  ultimately the EP's downfall.

Doublez
68
Given the problems with the label, I don't know if we can say that Suga is a sacrificed project, but in any case I'm sure it's terribly unfinished.

Without going into the details of the internal Megan/label war, Suga was kind of abandoned abruptly, whereas if we only look at it musically there was much better to do. Like the first single B.I.T.C.H, Suga takes a new musical direction by proposing something smoother, much less aggressive, more R&B, which doesn't really displease me. ... read more
TheDankestMeme
59
Megan delivers an EP with a solid first half but a second half that just drops the ball completely. Megan is one of the most charismatic rappers to come out with music recently and I was excited to see what she could bring with this EP. As I expected she did bring that energy and charisma, but it didn't carry for the whole project. Ain't Equal and Savage are two great tracks that show that energy and B.I.T.C.H. while not the same type of song, still works very well with Megan's voice and she ... read more
N0stalgia
50
I'd be lying if I said Megan Thee Stallion is on peak form from start to finish on 'SUGA' but the final project as a whole is just 24 minutes of pure confidence and fun. Sure, it definitely could have been a lot more impressive with a bit more time and love but this is the EP that came out at the end of the day, and for what it is, it's certainly enjoyable.
Z.Younk
50
Not a fan of Megan, but this is a total 180 except for the first 3 tracks, as hard or harder than Fever, the rest is very soft. Nothing touches Tina Snow still
Collin
50
I enjoyed Fever for its funny bars and Megan’s flows and while this EP has those here and there, it’s very average for the most part.
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Track List

  1. Ain't Equal
  2. Savage
  3. Captain Hook
  4. Hit My Phone (feat. Kehlani)
  5. B.I.T.C.H.
  6. Rich
  7. Stop Playing (feat. Gunna)
  8. Crying in the Car
  9. What I Need
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Added on: March 4, 2020