The Divine Feminine

Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine
Critic Score
Based on 13 reviews
2016 Ratings: #668 / 964
User Score
Based on 997 ratings
2016 Ratings: #306
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
AllMusic
At all times, Miller and his associates are on the same page. Another aspect that makes this the rapper's most fulfilling album is that all the lines about being saved and in awe seem to be expressed with as much ease as the anatomical references, like they're plain facts, not wrenching confessions.
80
XXL

All in all, The Divine Feminine is an experiment well done. Mac Miller’s creative mind explores the ins and outs of the modern relationship while maintaining a certain level of sophistication that can be considered timeless.

80
Exclaim!

It might not quite be groundbreaking, but it's a fun, captivating and endlessly playable listen.

78
Pitchfork
It’s easily his most intoxicating release yet, an odyssey of soulful compositions paring down his expansive and eclectic soundboard from the last few years into something distinctly cozy and pleasant.
76
HipHopDX
He’s taken risks with his sound and through his ceaseless experimentation, he’s now returned with his most concise and focused offering to date.
70
PopMatters

Mac Miller isn’t a good rapper, and he definitely can’t carry a note, though he tries to do that a lot on this one. However, he has a vision of what he wanted this album to sound like and then carried it through with all the right producers and features, which is a talent in and of itself.

60
The Guardian

Few lyrics are particularly arresting and there’s some mid-album filler as Miller struggles to add hooks to cosmic G-funk. But the whole thing sits in an enticing spot between the barbecue and the bedroom.

60
Rolling Stone

Miller's grown-ass beats clash with his juvenile boasts ("I just eat pussy, other people need food"), so he often ends up sounding like a well-meaning kid who can't stop putting his kicks up on the fancy furniture.

50
Consequence of Sound

After naming an album The Divine Feminine, it’s surprising that there’s so much focus on lust rather than love. The album could offer some really tender moments, but because they’re buried under lyrics that talk about nothing but sex, they’re lost.

40
The Needle Drop
Mac Miller gets all in his feelings on his latest album.
rosequartz
58

booooorriinngg like cool you have a gf doesnt excuse you from stretching out a mediocre song for like 6 minutes

MinatoArisato
50

Kind of weak, definitely way too long and stretched out, we do at least hear some of the funky and jazzier sound used here that would go on to make Swimming the fantastic album that it is.

Best Track: Dang!
Worst Track: Skin

Doofly
70

Someone told Mac Miller to get some bitches and he made this in return. It's not a bad release just disappointing for Mac Miller and extremely one-note. The way he talks about sex is so weird and uncomfortable like he's ACTUALLY HORNY singing. Other than the weird lyrics, I love the jazzy instrumentals and all the features fucking killed it. Not a single bad song, just nothing that should be 50 minutes.

waltm
80

Cinderella.

monsieurramboz
100

this is the first album i listened to from mac miller since he just released it during the time.

congratulations took my breath away. it felt so serene and personal. my middle school self prayed that someone felt this strongly about me.

dang, we, stay, cinderella, god is fear, sexy nasty and my favorite part are ALL bangers. they are all so distinct and catchy.

this entire album just tells me how mac miller perceived love and I enjoyed the shit out of it. such a great album that means a lot ... read more

PigeonMontes
85

Favorite Tracks:

Dang!
Stay
Cinderella

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Added on: July 28, 2016