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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
AllMusic

No matter how controversial, it remains one of the greatest and most influential hip-hop albums of all time.

100
Pitchfork

A historic moment in hip-hop that redefined West Coast rap.

80
Rolling Stone

Throughout, The Chronic drops raw realism and pays tribute to hip-hop virtuosity.

KIDWITHGUNs
85

☆☆☆☆

I think Dr. Dre is one of those "super-producer" type artists that more than deserve to be on a "Top 50 Rappers of All Time" list and without a shadow of a doubt a "Top 10 Hip-Hop Producers of All Time" list.

Just, for one second, think about the man's accomplishments. Not only giving birth to, but influencing household names; 50 Cent, Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Motherfunking Lamar—being integral to the genesis of gangsta rap—being ... read more

TheDankestMeme
80

Dr. Dre's debut studio album is filled with tons of classic bangers and still sounds pretty good to this day. Just like with 2001, I was a fan of the singles from this thing but this was the first time I've ever heard it in full and it's easily more consistent than 2001. While I feel there may be higher highs on 2001, this album is substantially more consistent and features some of Dre's best rapping and great performances from Snoop Dogg all around. The mastering just like on 2001 still sounds ... read more

murderousmonk
85

Ahead of its time; Both in the fact that Nuthin' but a G thang still gets played and is one of hip hops greatest song, and the fact that they predicted Deez Nuts before it even happened. Legendary

But from personal preference, I just don't return to this album too much. Some great songs, some alright ones, still a classic though so you can't talk shit on it.

myles888
95

The album taken off of streaming services to promote an NFT is a classic that is made for all generations of hip-hop fans.

The Chronic - Intro (feat. Snoop Dogg) - 9.2
Fuck Wit Dre Day (And Everybody's Celebratin') [feat. RBX, Snoop Dogg & Jewell] - 9.0
Let Me Ride (feat. Snoop Dogg, Jewell & Ruben Cruz) - 9.4
The Day The N***az Took Over (feat. Snoop Dogg & RBX) - 10
Nuthin' But A "G" Thang (feat. Snoop Dogg) - 9.8
Deeez Nuuuts (feat. Warren G, Snoop Dogg, Daz Dillinger ... read more

86

Sounds kinda dated, although much more consistent than 2001.

90

only if I could listen to it, thanks snoop

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Added on: November 29, 2012