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Theophilus London Is A Breath Of Fresh Air On New Album ‘Vibes’

While some still may view Theophilus London as a relative newcomer in today’s game, his impressive track record speaks for itself. Records such as 2009’s “Humdrum Town” and 2012’s “Big Spender” served as tremendous boosts to the career of an artist who incorporates elements from hip-hop, soul, R&B, and electro to form an entirely new genre he describes as "post-punk." T...

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Future Explores A Darker Tone And Succeeds With ‘Monster’ Mixtape

In kicking off last week’s Halloween celebration, Future treated his fans to a new mixtape, Monster, hosted by DJ Esco. Since announcing his mixtape back in September, the tape serves as a follow up to Future’s previous album, Honest, and establishes a more sinister sound...

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Killer Mike And El-P Are Relentless On New Album ‘Run The Jewels 2′

Anyone searching for some deep, hidden meaning behind Killer Mike and El-P's new Run The Jewels 2 album is trying too hard; just over a minute into album opener "Jeopardy," Mike spells it out as plainly as he can...

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Black Milk Lets His Talents Shine On ‘If There’s A Hell Below’

Some of rap's most genius as well as eclectic acts have hailed from Detroit, and producer/rapper Black Milk has been there to witness them all...

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Stalley Soars With His Intelligent Trunk Music On MMG Debut ‘Ohio’

Since introducing the world to a brand of rap coined “Intelligent Trunk Music,” Stalley has remained consistent, releasing free projects like Lincoln Way Nights and Savage Journey To The American Dream, before testing the market with the Honest Cowboy EP, a project released as a mixtape in 2013, but after rave reviews and a BET nod in the “Best Mixtape” category it only made sense for the label to release it to iTunes...

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Dej Loaf Shows She’s A Star In The Making With ‘Sell Sole’ Mixtape

Let’s call a spade a spade—females rappers sometimes have a harder hill to climb than men. Outside of video vixens or side-chicks looking to propel their sexcapades into a lucrative reality show contract, its a rare occasion to see the ladies stand tall next to their male competition...

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Gangsta Boo & Beatking Deliver An Excellent Memphis-Houston Collabo With ‘Underground Cassette Tape Music’ Mixtape

It seems as if Gangsta Boo has creatively zoned out. For the second time this year, the Three 6 Mafia MC released a mixtape after her collaboration project with La Chat called Witch...

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Boaz Excels With Real Street Rhymes On Album Debut ‘Intuition’

For Pittsburgh native Boaz, a partnership with Rostrum Records creates some assumptions. Fans who are not yet familiar with his sound may well assume that his new album, Intuition, will sound like Rolling Papers or Blue Slide Park, the crossover friendly, hit-filled albums that helped put Wiz Khalifa, Mac Miller, and Rostrum on the map...

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T.I. Solidifies His Place As A Top-Tier Artist With ‘Paperwork’

Forget T.I.'s stout resume for a minute. Strip away his Bill Cosby-like demeanor from his hit reality show T.I. & Tiny: Family Hustle. Strip away the bevy of acting roles he landed over the years. St...

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Logic Is Ready For Rap Stardom On Debut Album ‘Under Pressure’

Feeling under pressure to succeed is common. When you look at Logic’s career so far, his quest to prove himself after releasing four years worth of quality mixtapes means his next effort has to make an impact...

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