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Reks, Rebelutionary

In Boston, MCs that aspire to the gritty New York sound of Timberland stomps have slowly—yet steadily—created their footprints throughout the hip-hop stratosphere. One of the more promising names to spring out of the early aughts was Reks from Lawrence, Massachusetts. After returning from a long-lasting hiatus, Reks has made quite a name for himself in recent years, thanks to his critically heralded comeback album, Grey Hairs in 2008, well-conceived albums like Rhythmatic Eternal King Supreme in 2011, and the more recent Statik Selektah-produced Straight, No Chaser. With the political climate warming up, Rebelutionary, is Reks’ second effort from 2012, ...

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