Rappers Killer Mike and El-P outdo themselves on their third collaborative album, Run the Jewels 3.
‘The Return of East Atlanta Santa’ marks the third album released by formerly incarcerated southern rapper, Gucci Mane.
Canadian up-and-coming urban artist Roy Woods shows potential on his second EP, Nocturnal. Woods is still a work in progress.
A Tribe Called Quest returns for one last hurrah with ‘We Got It from Here…Thank You 4 Your Service.’ Q-Tip and company are on autopilot.
★★★★ Lin-Manual Miranda and a star-studded cast strikes gold with ‘The Hamilton Mixtape,’ a compilation of covers, reinterpretations, and newbies. Hamilton was kind of a big deal…just a little bit. With the musical continuing to allure America, Lin-Manual Miranda and an all-star cast fittingly assemble a mixtape based upon it. The Hamilton Mixtape is by…
While 21-year old rapper-singer Post Malone shows potential on his debut album ‘Stoney’, he has plenty of room to improve in the future.
Underrated and underappreciated Midwest rapper Tech N9ne electrifies on his latest album, ‘The Storm.’
J. Cole delivers a deep, meaningful, and personal effort on his fourth studio album, ‘4 Your Eyez Only.’ ‘4 Your Eyez Only’ has no guest features.
★★★★ Alternative, Left-field rapper Kid Cudi returns to form with an ambitious new album, Passion, Pain & Demon Slayin’. At one time, Kid Cudi was “kind of a big deal.” In 2009, he captivated the world with odd-ball album, Man on the Moon: The End of Day. The album was driven by surprise, left-field hit,…
Is Tory Lanez the “next big thing?” He has potential, but he’s not quite there yet.