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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 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 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 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

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’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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Boogie Proves He’s Worth the Listen on ‘The Reach’

It seems like everywhere you go, casual listeners and hip-hop fans alike are always able to identify a traditional West Coast sound. The criterion for what a West Coast rap song should sound like has been ingrained in fans' brains for practically eternity...

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Meek Mill Is In Top Form on ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’

When Meek Mill announced his long-awaited sophomore album would be titled Dreams Worth More Than Money around this time last year, it seemed to mark a transition in tone from the loud-mouthed MMG MC...

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Vince Staples Doesn’t Hold Back on Debut Album ‘Summertime 06′

Vince Staples has never fit a mold. The streetwise rapper from Long Beach and 2015 XXL Freshman has a long lineage of rappers whose model he could follow as he begins to assert himself on the hip-hop landscape, dating back to Nate Dogg, Snoop and Dre and their funkified, bouncy party jams, or more recently with the Compton-bred MCs YG and Kendrick Lamar, anchors of opposite sides of the current Cali hip-hop spectrum...

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