HIP-HOP ON A HIGHER LEVEL
Young Thug Steals the Show on ‘Bankroll Mafia’ Album
Thugger's gravitational pull is the strongest factor on this new LP.
ASAP Ferg Rises to New Levels on ‘Always Strive and Prosper’
A$AP Ferg is on a new level of ambition on his sophomore album, 'Always Strive and Prosper.' Is the rapper's new project worth your time? Find out in our review.
J Dilla’s Posthumous Album ‘The Diary’ Breathes New Life Into His Lyrics
The legacy that J Dilla left behind after his tragic death in 2006 is largely as a producer but his newest posthumous album, 'The Diary,' gives a boost to his power as an MC. Is the album worth your time? Find out in our review.
Royce da 5’9″ Embraces His Strongest Addiction on ‘Layers’ Album
Royce's lyrics hit harder than ever, proving he's still a sharp and poignant MC. He's ditched the alcohol to leave room for his strongest addiction yet: music.
Royce da 5’9″ Gets Personal on ‘Trust the Shooter’ Mixtape
Royce da 5'9" releases 'Trust the Shooter' mixtape. Is the project worth your time? Find out in the XXL review.
Joell Ortiz Goes for a Classic Feel on ‘That’s Hip-Hop’
Joell Ortiz drops a new album, 'That's Hip-Hop,' featuring production from Domingo. Are you feeling the vibe? Check out XXL's review of the project.
Boosie BadAzz Details Consequences of Street Life on ‘Thug Talk’
Booise Badazz drops his new album, 'Thug Talk.' Is the project worth your time? Check out XXL's review to find out.