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Wiz Khalifa Serves Up Too Much Product On ’28 Grams’ Mixtape

With Wiz Khalifa's much publicized recent arrest, (and subsequent jail selfie) in Texas this past month for marijuana possession, one can argue there wasn't a more opportune time for him to drop his latest project, entitled 28 Grams...

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Slaughterhouse Show Promising Signs Of Things To Come On ‘House Rules’ Mixtape

Listening to a Slaughterhouse record can be incredibly frustrating. It’s often rather difficult not to get bogged down by the seemingly infinitely knotty and intricate raps that regularly trail off into oblivion...

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Deniro Farrar Thrives In His Own Lane With ‘Rebirth’ EP

Beats, rhymes, and braggadocio—these core elements form the basis of what comes to pass as hip-hop; the latter being just one aspect of many that differentiates the art form from other genres...

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Skyzoo & Torae Fit The Mold Of Other New York Albums In ‘Barrel Brothers’

Skyzoo and Torae’s Barrel Brothers is consciously steeped in the history of New York hip-hop. The intro opens with a vocal sample of Flava Flav, while “Tunnel Vision” is built around a similar sample from Digable Planets...

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Blu Misses The Mark On ‘Good To Be Home’

Jay Z’s stance on his only double album, The Blueprint 2: The Gift & The Curse, is “too many songs,” and the same applies to Blu’s Good To Be Home.

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The Roots Impress With Their Most Ambitious Effort On ‘And Then You Shoot Your Cousin’

Earlier this year, while describing to XXL the logic behind The Roots’ newest concept album And Then You Shoot Your Cousin, bandleader Black Thought finished by bluntly saying, “I don’t know if that makes any sense...

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Troy Ave Restores Classic East Coast Sounds On ‘BSB Vol. 4′ Mixtape

"I sound like the train track riding past ya crib while you tryna watch Game of Thrones and some shit. You know what I'm saying? Like the only things you can get from New York City...

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Iamsu! Breathes New Life Into The Bay With ‘Sincerely Yours’

Bay Area rapper/producer Iamsu! has made himself easy to respect as we’ve watched him follow the come-up blueprint faithfully; floods of solid mixtapes, a grip of national performances, and eventually, co-signs and features with some of the industry’s big names...

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Atmosphere Adds Another Revealing Effort To Their Catalog With ‘Southsiders’

Welcome back to the world of Atmosphere, the carefully-crafted, snug world that Slug and his producer-in-crime Ant have cultivated over 20 years in the game...

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2 Chainz Sticks To Repetitive Themes On ‘Freebase’ EP

Ironically, after running into some trouble with the law this past week and being convicted in a drug possession case, it only made sense that 2 Chainz' Freebase EP was already slated for a release...

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