Kendrick Lamar
good kid, m.A.A.d. city


Parent genres: Hip Hop



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Beats Per Minute (USA) - The 130 Best Albums of the Last Five Years (2013) 4
Billboard (USA) - The 20 Best Albums of the 2010s (2015) 5
Pitchfork (USA) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 2
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Best Debut Albums of All Time (2013) 86
Spin (USA) - The 300 Best Albums of the Past 30 Years (2015) 45
Treble (USA) - The Decade So Far 2010-2014 (2015) 1
Vibe (USA) - The 50 Greatest Albums Since '93 (2013) 19
XXL (USA) - 40 Years of Hip-Hop: Top 5 Albums by Year (2014) No Order
Clash (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of Clash's Lifetime (2004-2014) 5
FACT (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of 2010-2014 (2014) 6
NME (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the Decade So Far (2010-2014) 8
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 485
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 300 (+200) Best Albums from 1984-2014 (2014) 301
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A-
Metacritic (Metascore 0-100, Weighted Average of Reviews from USA and UK) 91
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 4.5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 6.5
End of Year Lists
A.V. Club (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 11
AllMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Amazon (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 15
Beats Per Minute (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Billboard (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
CokeMachineGlow (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 5
College Music Journal (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Consequence of Sound (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Downbeat (USA) - Albums of the Year 17
Epitonic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Exclaim! (Canada) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Filter (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Grammy (USA) - Album of the Year Nominee
HipHopDX (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
MSN (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 12
NPR (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Passion of the Weiss (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Paste (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 18
Pitchfork (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 1
PopMatters (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 9
Pretty Much Amazing (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Rolling Stone (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Spin (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
SputnikMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 19
Stereogum (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 3
The Owl (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
Tiny Mix Tapes (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 20
Treble (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 10
Under the Radar (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 63
Village Voice Pazz & Jop (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 2
eMusic (USA) - Top Albums of 2012 4
BBC Music (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Clash (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 14
Drowned in Sound (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 16
Fact (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
MusicOMH (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 79
NME (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 44
No Ripcord (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 1
State (Ireland) - Top Albums of 2012 16
The 405 (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 2
The Guardian (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 5
The Quietus (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 46
Wire (UK) - Top Albums of 2012 23
Dagbladet (Norway) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Dagsavisen (Norway) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Gaffa (Denmark) - Top Albums of 2012 10
Gaffa (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Nojesguiden (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 5
Sonic (Sweden) - Top Albums of 2012 1
Humo (Belgium) - Top Albums of 2012 6
OOR (The Netherlands) - Top Albums of 2012 10
Intro (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 27
MuzikExpress (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 8
Preis der Deutschen Schallplatten Kritik - Best of lists from each Quarter No Order
Spex (Germany) - Top Albums of 2012 10
Vibrations (Switzerland) - Top Albums of 2012 11.5
Fluctuat (France) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - Top Albums of 2012 24
Mowno (France) - Top Albums of 2012 No Order
SWQW (France) - Top Albums of 2012 6
The Yers (France) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Blitz (Portugal) - Top Albums of 2012 37
Go Mag (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 19
Jenesaispop (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 47
Numerocero (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 13
Playground (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 4
Rock De Lux (Spain) - Top Albums of 2012 4
FasterLouder (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 19
The Age (Australia) - Top Albums of 2012 6
Sentire Ascoltare (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 3
Storia della Musica (Italy) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Popboks (Serbia) - Top Albums of 2012 13
Recorder (Hungary) - Top Albums of 2012 7
Screenagers (Poland) - Top Albums of 2012 2
Club Fonograma (Mexico) - Top Albums of 2012 1


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