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eminem southpaw soundtrack review
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Eminem’s ‘Southpaw’ Soundtrack Channels the Film’s Spirit

The soundtrack, executively produced by Eminem and put out through his Shady Records imprint via Interscope, plays off the rollercoaster of pain and triumph that mirrors the main character's quest for a comeback.

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Dr. Dre Brings Plenty of Standout Moments on His ‘Compton’ Soundtrack

Arguably his most experimental project to date, Compton is both a verbal and sonic narrative of Dre’s career thus far.

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gunplay living legend review
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Gunplay Finally Proves His Worth on ‘Living Legend’

The infamous Gunplay, aka Don Logan, has finally released his long-awaited Def Jam debut, Living Legend.

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DeJ Loaf Shows Growth and Versatility on ‘And See That’s the Thing’

DeJ Loaf is far from the woman she was a year ago. Last summer, budding fans were riding out to her slow but steady smash hit, "Try Me," and just discovering the corresponding catalog of this pint-sized Detroit MC...

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DJ Mustard Looks For His Next Sound on ’10 Summers: The Mixtape Vol. 1′

You can fly from Oakland to Los Angeles in less than 90 minutes. The drive is an easy six hours. The Warriors play at the Staples Center four times every season...

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hopsin pound syndrome review funk volume
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Hopsin Wields an Introspective Pen on New Album ‘Pound Syndrome’

Many rappers can come across like they’re bulletproof humans. With all the braggadocios raps, alluring videos and behind-the-scenes footage of tours mixed with everyday rap life, some of our favorite rappers can seem immune to regular problems, thoughts and ideas...

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trae tha truth review
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Trae Tha Truth Is At His Finest on ‘Tha Truth’

The intro to Trae Tha Truth’s latest album Tha Truth feels like a mission statement. Comedian Lil Duval says, “Ain’t no music out here for the struggle right now...

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future ds 2 album review
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Future Dances With the Devil on ‘DS 2′

There is a song towards the business end of Future's third solo album, DS 2, called "The Percocet & Stripper Joint." Rarely has any artist so effectively and outwardly summed up their own level of hedonism and self-destruction in a single song title. An...

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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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