"The album takes you on a sometimes dark, sometimes grimey, and always picturesque journey."
“Magnum Opiates is that the music is charged with realism...an incredible journey that is never dull and always interesting.”
“Legit for the listener out there tryin' to hear some pure ass hip hop for a change.”
“Magnum Opiates is the perfect display of master craftmanship...a hardcore Hip Hop album with deep intelligence.”
"In this album, the images are wild, usually dangerous and often unsavory...you never know what the hell Big Lo is going to say next."
“In a sea of hip-hop fish taking a bite of commercial bait, it’s good to know that there's still some schools that use intellect to avoid getting caught...”
“obviously this unknown MC is well connected. And he earns it, both behind the boards and on the mic...”
“Realism and knowledge is delivered effortless with ever flowing cascades of fresh rhymes and cuts...”
“His words are bold and often shocking, but he’s always telling the truth...”
“This cat is sick! Reminds me a lot of Immortal Technique in terms of musical styling and fluid lyrical delivery. Big Lo has made certain to throw in a balanced number of samples to ride with his at times comical yet seriously hardcore flow...”