Critical take

"The actual words coming out of his mouth sound like they were brainstormed by a bunch of kids idling in an eighth-grade English class." — 4/10, Spin

"The talent is there for him to outlast the generally precarious shelf life of the latest buzzing White rapper, but the jury is still out whether he'll pursue an artistic vision …" — L (3/5), XXL

"Miller sticks with a cruise-controlled slow burn for most of Blue Slide Park …" — B-, Entertainment Weekly

"Great young artists seek an album that will help them break into the elite table. Unfortunately, this album will not do this for Mac Miller." — 3.5/5, HipHopDX

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