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Action Bronson Is Eclectic and Consistent on ‘Mr. Wonderful’

Mr. Wonderful is the title of an obscure 1968 Fleetwood Mac album featuring a shirtless, lanky individual on the cover. Nearly 50 years later, Action Bronson appears on the scene as the well-over 300 pound antithesis...

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G-Unit Is Confident and Brash on ‘The Beast Is G-Unit’

That it took more than six months to get another six songs from G-Unit is another testament to the fact that times have changed; a decade ago, the same time frame would have produced six mixtapes and maybe an album or two...

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Migos and Crew Are Reliable as Ever on ‘Migo Lingo’

Though touted as a Migos mixtape, Migo Lingo acts more as a platform for the Atlanta crew’s YRN imprint, as well as the Quality Control label at large...

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Z-Ro Turns a Mirror Toward Himself on ‘Melting the Crown’

Z-Ro doesn’t leave much to interpretation. His songs are almost always tragically or hilariously to the point, and often both. On his latest album Melting The Crown, the Houston underdog balances the ups and down with the help of a new instrument-forward production team...

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Ghostface Killah and BadBadNotGood Get Jazzy on ‘Sour Soul’

Ghostface Killah has been on a prolific run with his albums recently and with his latest collaborative offering alongside Canadian trio BadBadNotGood, Sour Soul, the Wally Champ meshes his golden era raps with jazz elements to provide a refreshing, but brief, 12-track LP...

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Fashawn Spreads His Message of Hope on ‘The Ecology’

Fashawn has been around for more than decade now. The Frenso, Calif. MC caught the attention of hip-hop heads with his 2009 debut album, Boy Meets World, an album that’s packed with real world commentary from the perspective of a Black child coming of age in urban America...

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Big Sean Drops the Album Fans Wanted With ‘Dark Sky Paradise’

If heartbreak creates the best art, then Big Sean had the perfect platform to deliver his own version of 808s & Heartbreak. But life throws curveballs, and six months after breaking off his engagement to Naya Rivera Sean found himself back on his feet with new love Ariana Grande and an album full of emotional roller coasters, indignant boasts, clever punchlines and his trademark bravado that stands far and away as his best work yet.

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Chris Brown and Tyga Deliver What’s Expected on ‘Fan of a Fan’

It’s been nearly five years since Chris Brown and Tyga dropped their highly regarded Fan Of A Fan mixtape in May of 2010, a collaboration that included tracks like “Deuces” featuring Kevin McCall, "Make Love" and Brown’s "No Bullshit...

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drake review if you're reading this it's too late
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Drake Reaffirms His Status on ‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late’

If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late is as curious a title as any, but if Drake’s actions up to this point are any indication, the reasoning behind it must lie in the music itself...

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Kid Ink Is Back To His Usual Formula On ‘Full Speed’

Kid Ink isn’t some hip-hop purist who forces his brain cells to come up with jaw-dropping metaphors. But he’s still an MC and his rhymes and melodic hooks command attention...

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