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Album Reviews

Cherry Bomb is a Diverse Audio Explosion
6.5
2 years ago

Cherry Bomb is a Diverse Audio Explosion

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After two years of staying relatively quiet on the music front, Odd Future head honcho Tyler, The Creator has returned with Cherry Bomb – his fourth individual effort, adding to …
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Kendrick Lamar: In a Class all by Himself
9.8
3 years ago

Kendrick Lamar: In a Class all by Himself

Kendrick Lamar is a beast. To Pimp a Butterfly is a masterpiece plain and simple. It’s a stunning piece of musical art that not only fills a null space in …
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Big Sean: Working his way up as a hip-hop mainstay
7.3
3 years ago

Big Sean: Working his way up as a hip-hop mainstay

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Big Sean has become somewhat of an underdog to his generational peers in hip-hop. After joining the house that Jay Z built over at Roc Nation, Sean is in need …
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Drake Showcases Skills Other Rappers Should Fear on New Project
8.3
3 years ago

Drake Showcases Skills Other Rappers Should Fear on New Project

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When Drake rapped on “0 to 100”, “We already got spring 2015 poppin’, PND droppin’, Reps-up P droppin’, Majid Jordan droppin’, OB droppin’, not to mention me droppin,’” it wasn’t …
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Kenn Starr’s latest project falls flat
3.8
3 years ago

Kenn Starr’s latest project falls flat

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Kenn Starr has been quiet for a while. The D.C. local made some noise with his Low Budget Crew a few years ago, but has been pretty quiet since being …
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2014 Music In Review: Top 5 Hip-Hop Albums
3 years ago

2014 Music In Review: Top 5 Hip-Hop Albums

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Every year the debate of which artists put out the strongest albums of the year in a particular genre ensues. While this year, the strongest work may not have been …
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2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Surprises
3 years ago

2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Surprises

Every year there are albums and projects that are highly anticipated. Some live up to the hype, but often many simply fall short. Then there are other albums – released …
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2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Canadian Releases
3 years ago

2014 Music In Review: Top 3 Canadian Releases

For years, the saying “Hip-hop ain’t dead, it lives in the north,” has been floating around, on T-shirts and through on and offline circles (shout out @ThatsBizz). Well, in 2014, …
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2014 Forest Hills Drive: Just a touch of J. Cole’s brilliance
7
3 years ago

2014 Forest Hills Drive: Just a touch of J. Cole’s brilliance

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J. Cole fills a strange space. For all of his skills and accolades he’s never quite commanded the respect he rightfully deserves, as one of the top tier artists of …
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Nicki Minaj can hang with the best of them
7.3
3 years ago

Nicki Minaj can hang with the best of them

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In the arena of rap, there isn’t much of a natural gender advantage – you could argue a natural baritone is an advantage, but when you add it up, Nicki …
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