Megan Thee Stallion - Good News
Critic Score
Based on 19 reviews
2020 Ratings: #115 / 819
Year End Rank: #46
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Based on 937 ratings
2020 Ratings: #805
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From top to bottom, Good News vibrates with the infectious confidence and defiance of Meg’s straight-to-camera flow.

The Guardian
With easy flow, hard barbs and a magnetic persona, the rapper casts herself as the successor to hip-hop’s old-school heroes.
Raw and ruthless, ‘Good News’ is the sound of Megan Thee Stallion pushing against the boundaries imposed on her until they break.

The Good News about this album is that Megan exceeded expectations by delivering a memorable debut project ... The authenticity of her sound and the sincerity of her delivery takes this project up a level.

Consequence of Sound
We are more than familiar with Megan’s brilliance, but her debut album expands on it and reminds us that the charismatic artist can outrap your favorite in the game any day of the week.

On her debut, the 25-year-old combines West Coast samples with the Southern sounds of her youth. The message: she's staying sunny, despite her setbacks.

Rolling Stone
The Houston superstar’s debut LP is the explosive victory-lap we were expecting.

While Megan Thee Stallion presented herself as a force to be reckoned with from her earliest material, Good News finds her triple-X-rated sex rhymes, imposing charm, and ability to make it all appear effortless reaching new levels.

Beats Per Minute

Arriving in the wake of several releases and countless show-stealing features, Good News is a shining culmination of all the work Megan’s put in, yet it avoids being weighed down by the sense of too many cooks in the kitchen.

Even with some slight shortcomings, Megan's reclamation of tragedy is refreshing. In a year where any good news has been hard to find, the bar-busting Texan, full of raw charisma and energy, is every bit of good news.

Good News is ... chock-full of catchy hooks, stellar verses and feisty attitude.

Amid a pandemic, and while recovering from a gunshot wound, the superstar rapper made an album that purposefully celebrates life. Her beats are playful, and her rapping is as sharp as ever.
The Houston-based rap sensation’s debut album covers all the bases, but does it a bit too well.
Slant Magazine

A high-octane, heavy-hitting rejoinder that rearticulates the headlines of a year fraught by global and personal trauma for the Houston rapper.

FLOOD Magazine

Good News isn’t meant to be a simple introduction. It’s Megan Thee Stallion at her most agile and hi-def. It’s our invitation to the coronation of this generation’s hip-hop royalty.

The Needle Drop
Megan Thee Stallion sells herself short artistically on her still mostly decent debut album.
Megan The Stallion is back with Good News. After a disappointing EP with Suga which showed Megan toying around with generic autotune and much more boring instrumentals than what she typically landed on prior to that EP’s release, Megan seems to be back on her shit here. While I’ve never loved Megan before, Fever was a pretty decent mixtape. That being said, this album comes pretty close to topping that album. Ultimately, this album succumbs to long album syndrome and ends up feeling ... read more
Megan Thee Stallion is a household name by now and she has easily already established herself as one of the most polarizing rapstars in recent times and all of her success is definitely deserved as she is capable of making hit. Not only is she capable of that but she can also rap way better than her peers, she's easily one of the best female trap rappers out there. Even though there's not much worthy competition, it's still a compliment.

I'd definitely want her to flourish into a much more ... read more
Megan Thee Stallion may be the biggest breakout star of the entire year, moving from a talented up-and-comer to one of the biggest names in the entire music industry. Hot Girl Summer last year was her first big move into the mainstream, but that pales in comparison to her two number one singles in 2020, one of which is one of the biggest singles of the entire year. WAP is probably the biggest crossover moment in which Stallion was no longer a name to watch but instead a name we all knew, but ... read more
Megan Thee Stallion made the best album by a horse I have ever heard and I have nothing but respect for this manly horse because it is some of the best horse rapping I have ever heard and I must say I actually did enjoy it very much but let me just tell you all the story behind this album because I have a very interesting story about this album and I will also review it at the same time so lsts go and get started so basically I was riding this stallion and it was called megan and I said hey ... read more
The only "Good News" here is that it isn't as bad as WAP. Other than that, there isn't much to say, it's not bad but not good either. This further extends my opinion on how overrated Megan is.
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Added on: November 12, 2020