Wow. This was an experience. It definitely has flaws, but the bangers and brutally honest lyrics make up for it.
I do acknowledge that a lot of the enjoyment of the album comes from if you like Nas' character and believe his feelings before you listen to the album, especially with the award show sample on DON'T WANT IT can come of a completely self-absorbed if you don't already like Nas.
I personally liked Nas already, but that mostly came from how much of a marketing genius he is. With this ... read more