Hip Hop Album Reviews

[Album Review] J.Cole: Born Sinner

Confidence and doubt. Dignity and regret. Humbleness and recklessness. Those are just some of the emotions explored on J. Cole’s sophomore album, Born Sinner. The album...

[Album Review] Kendrick Lamar: good kid, m.A.A.d. city

In every generation there comes along a leading figure, a future pioneer, a catalyst that helps push Hip-Hop to new heights. Rakim, LL Cool...

[Album Review] Lupe Fiasco: Food & Liquor II: TGARA Pt.1

Politics, it is a term that many people have issues with mainly because of its actual purpose or meaning. Take for example the politics...

[Mixtape Review] Big K.R.I.T: 4Eva N A Day

Hip-Hop nowadays is different from that of the past, not only because of the sound, but also the way an artist generates a buzz....

Schoolboy Q: Habits And Contradictions

In an era of Ringtone Rap, Hip Pop and where the line between R&B and Rap is finer than ever, MC’s in the classic...

[Mixtape Review] Wiz Khalifa: Taylor Allderdice

2011 was a big year for the Taylor Gang captain, Wiz Khalifa, as he released his major label debut, Rolling Papers, started dating the...

Obie Trice: Bottom’s Up

Real name, no gimmicks, is a phrase I repeatedly shouted almost ten years ago; like most of you, I clung to anything Aftermath/Shady records...

B.o.B.: Strange Clouds

There is an old saying that goes, “all I need is a foot in the door”. The phrase usually comes from someone hungry and hopeful...

Masta Ace: MA_DOOM: Son of Yvonne

Hip Hop fans are constantly put between a rock and a hard place. How do you embrace this new generation of hip hop, while...

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