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lil wayne free weezy album review
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Lil Wayne ‘Free Weezy Album’ Review

Let’s face it; breakups are hard, especially when it’s between two parties that have been inseparable for nearly two decades. When news broke that Lil Wayne wasn’t happy with his current situation over at Cash Money Records and wanted “nothing to do” with the very people he considered his closest family, it felt like the hip-hop world was out of balance...

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statik selektah lucky 7 album review
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Statik Selektah’s ‘Lucky 7′ Is Consistently Excellent

At some point in the lifespan of the genuine hip-hop connoisseur, a fan is inevitably met with the reality of apathetic industry czars overlooking talented voices in exchange for lucrative clutter in the mainstream realm...

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boogie the reach mixtape review
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Boogie Proves He’s Worth the Listen on ‘The Reach’

It seems like everywhere you go, casual listeners and hip-hop fans alike are always able to identify a traditional West Coast sound. The criterion for what a West Coast rap song should sound like has been ingrained in fans' brains for practically eternity...

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meek mill dreams worth more than money album review
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Meek Mill Is In Top Form on ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’

When Meek Mill announced his long-awaited sophomore album would be titled Dreams Worth More Than Money around this time last year, it seemed to mark a transition in tone from the loud-mouthed MMG MC...

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vince staples summertime 06 review
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Vince Staples Doesn’t Hold Back on Debut Album ‘Summertime 06′

Vince Staples has never fit a mold. The streetwise rapper from Long Beach and 2015 XXL Freshman has a long lineage of rappers whose model he could follow as he begins to assert himself on the hip-hop landscape, dating back to Nate Dogg, Snoop and Dre and their funkified, bouncy party jams, or more recently with the Compton-bred MCs YG and Kendrick Lamar, anchors of opposite sides of the current Cali hip-hop spectrum...

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tyga the gold album 18th dynasty review
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Tyga Explores New Territory on ‘The Gold Album: 18th Dynasty’

The struggle of seeing this album come to fruition has been no secret, as Tyga’s very public battle with Young Money has been all over the media over the last year...

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Skyzoo Speaks to the Youth on ‘Music For My Friends’

Since his big break in 2006 with the collaborative EP Cloud 9: The 3 Day High with 9th Wonder, Skyzoo has established himself as respectable MC in the independent scene...

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lil durk remember my name review
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Lil Durk Keeps It Simple and Direct on ‘Remember My Name’

It almost never got to this point. Two years ago Lil Durk was in jail, charged with unlawful use of a weapon by a felon, staring down a $100,000 bail and watching as his promising rap career evaporated in front of him...

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troy ave major without a deal review
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Troy Ave Rides For New York on ‘Major Without a Deal’

In the past five years, New York rap has quietly crept its way back to prominent status in hip-hop. The new crop of young and talented MC's from the Empire State has given the scene a breath of fresh air and a sound that resonates with the youth...

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boosie badazz touch down 2 cause hell review
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Boosie BadAzz’s ‘Touch Down 2 Cause Hell’ Is a Triumphant Comeback

The list of rappers recovering from extended prison sentences and returning to rap relevance is a short one; only Tupac, Lil Wayne, T.I. and more than likely Gucci Mane can boast that they didn't truly lose a step while locked up...

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