HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
Talib Kweli and Styles P Speak for the Marginalized on ‘The Seven’ EP
'The Seven' is a no-frills exhibition of lyrical wizardry and an honest examination of government and society that cuts right into the thick of things.
YFN Lucci Turns Tragedy Into Triumph on ‘Long Live Nut’ EP
YFN Lucci's 'Long Live Nut' EP lives up to expectations and is sure to get the trap's nod of approval.
Brother Ali Carries on Tradition With ‘All the Beauty in This Whole Life’ Album
Brother Ali's ability to convey emotions that resonate with humans from any and all walks of life is what sets him apart and puts him in a rare class of rapper.
Kendrick Lamar Stamps Himself as Rap’s Preeminent Lyricist on ‘DAMN.’ Album
'DAMN.' finds the native son of Compton taking rival rappers, society and himself to task.
Young Dolph Fires Back With a Vengeance on ‘Bulletproof’ Project
Young Dolph's 'Bulletproof' project finds the rapper blurring art and reality and sounding as defiant and brash as ever. Check out the review.
Joey Badass Empowers the People on ‘All-Amerikkkan Badass’
Joey Badass uses his new album, 'All-Amerikkkan Bada$$,' as a wake up call to the masses.
GoldLink Rolls With the Punches on ‘At What Cost’ Project
GoldLink's new project features relatable rhymes and bumping beats—a true win-win.
J.I.D Sets a Solid Foundation With ‘The Never Story’ Album
J.I.D shines on the 12 tracks featured on 'The Never Story,' giving the feeling that this album is just the calm before the storm that is sure to come during his reign.