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Murs Flexes His Many Talents on ‘Have a Nice Life’
When it’s time to generate publicity for a new project, many veteran rappers shamelessly laud their latest offerings with hollow phrases like, “This is my most personal project to date.” But Murs has built a career on authenticity, and when speaking of Have A Nice Life, his debut album for Tech N9ne…
Snoop Dogg Goes Retro on New Album ‘Bush’
Maintaining relevance in hip-hop is a challenge that all veteran MCs deal with at the latter part of their careers, but in the case of Snoop Dogg, the iconic rapper has managed to evolve and reinvent himself from time to time into a model of gangsta consistency and become one of America's most …
Tech N9ne Keeps Getting Better on ‘Special Effects’
The frontal lobes of the human brain are directly connected to an individual’s primary emotion, conscious thought, social conduct and sense of empathy. It’s with definite purpose that in the first 10 seconds of the introductory track (“The Procedure”) to Tech N9ne’s 15th studio album, Special Effect…
Raekwon Is Lyrically Sharp as Ever on ‘FILA’
Raekwon’s legacy is set in stone. As a solo artist and member of the Wu-Tang Clan, Raekwon has crafted some of the most important works in rap history. Albums like Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... and Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) have ensured that the Chef will always hold a specia…

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