Jon Caramanica breaks down why the album is merely a small record by big men. [NYTimes]

This review charges that rarely has an album seemed so simultaneuously in and out of touch with American life. [Grantland]

Andy Hutchins foreshadows 10 trends that the album could kickstart in the near future. [VillageVoice]

This review that cites honesty as the main reason this album is a must listen. [HuffingtonPost]

Chuck Creekmur breaks down the album in a track-by-track glowing review. [AllHipHop]

Check out this explanation as to why Jay-Z and Kanye West's chemistry resembles the spirit of America. [WashingtonPost]

Kyle Anderson deems the album cluttered and disjointed. [EW]

Find out why the distance between The Throne and their competitors lies mostly in the discipline and confidence displayed on the album. [LATimes]