Wednesday, March 25 2015
Earl Sweatshirt leaves shock horror behind and finds something much better on his brilliant third album.
Tuesday, March 24 2015
Does every album have to be a classic? Minor pleasures are still pleasures, at the end of the day.
Monday, March 23 2015
Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic's Hail Mary Mallon project is one of indie-rap's best kept secrets, but nothing compares to Rob's knowledge of Conway Twitty albums.
Friday, March 20 2015
Geezers need excitement. If their lives don't provide them this they incite violence. Common sense. Simple common sense. So here's the very exciting UK hip-hop debut of the Streets. An early aughts phenomenon is this week's Counterbalance.
Friday, March 13 2015
Heems, having broken away from rap group Das Racist, tackles politics, race and romance on his disparate yet ultimately compelling first solo album.
Wednesday, March 4 2015
Spitting poems from England's ghettos, British rapper Luca Brazi presents a more sombre and thoughtful approach to hip-hop.
Monday, March 2 2015
For all the lip-service they pay cooperation, Doomtree's members fight against nobody so much as each other on this dilute offering.
Thursday, February 26 2015
At the peak of his game, Drake has begun to embrace the darker sides of success.
Monday, February 16 2015
Hip-hop and EDM meet in the new collaborative album by T.O.N.E-z and Rorschack, Handcuffs.
Thursday, February 12 2015
The young MC Bang On! may play dumb, but he's sharp as a tack.