Nas x Hit-Boy – “MAGIC”
Released: 24 December 2021
3rd Installment from Nas and Hit-Boy! Is Hit-Boy 2021 producer of the year? Some people say MAGIC is an album full of throwaways from the Kings Disease series, but I actually think it’s better than Kings Disease 2!
★★★1/2 – ★★★★ : Very good; recommended to all fans of artist or genre.
★★★★★: Best in show; pinnacle release from an all-time great artist.
★★★★1/2: Stellar example of genre; peak potential.
★★★★: Excellent; recommended to all fans of artist or genre.
★★★1/2: Very good; a few bland songs or minor flaws throughout.
★★★: Good; fans of the artist will find value here.
★★1/2: Average; does little to establish the artist or maintain quality.
★★: Unexceptional; a few highlights but otherwise bland.
★1/2: Weak; unrecommended for anyone but major fans of the style and/or artist.
★: Seriously flawed; very poor work but relatively listenable.
1/2: Terrible; a true embarrassment and akin to audio masochism.