Friday, October 25 2013
An engaging hybrid of studio era Hollywood amusement and macho B-boy rebel theatrics.
Thursday, October 3 2013
Drake and studiomate Noah Shebib's Nothing Was the Same is, much like Take Care before it, a gorgeous record. But is it as good?
Thursday, September 5 2013
Stalley continues to progress as an artist and releases another great project. His laid-back style pairs with excellent production to create something special.
Thursday, August 29 2013
Italian rapper Luche ratchets up the dread on the martial beats of "Chi Non Dimentica".
Tuesday, August 27 2013
At times, the forward sound of Age Against the Machine has the feel of a Gnarls Barkley album, but the content is anything but that. Through and through, the subject matter here makes it all but certain that this is a Goodie Mob album.
Monday, August 26 2013
An exciting debut album, although perhaps it would more aptly be named Trap Prince, as opposed to Trap Lord.
Friday, August 16 2013
Iran's top rapper aims his lyrical barbs at his country's second-rate MCs -- and does it with style.
Thursday, August 15 2013
Italy's young upstart offers up a smooth, funk-infused groove on "Quello Che Mi Resta", a pensive hip-hop number that strolls rather than swaggers.
Tuesday, August 6 2013
While the relationship between Prodigy and Alchemist has been going steadily since the '90s, it’s far from stale. Both artists have evolved their styles over the years and as a result Albert Einstein is fresh rather than sounding stuck in another era.
Monday, August 5 2013
At once ancient and modern, Istanbul, one of the world's most eclectic and evolving cities, adds yet another element into its cultural melting pot: hip-hop, a music and subculture that has impassioned many Turks -- and infuriated others.