Friday, December 12 2014
No one man should have all that power. The 97th most acclaimed album of all time is living in that 21st century, doing something mean to it. Counterbalance has a listen.
This year's push of stylistic diversity, craft, and experimentation adds fuel to hip-hop's movement into the future.
Friday, December 5 2014
Stalley serves up more intelligent trunk music on his major-label debut.
Wednesday, December 3 2014
Genuine artistic growth or a cheap ploy to adhere to popular culture's latest trend in music?
Wednesday, November 19 2014
Sam Hunt records his first full-length LP, makes an argument about genre, and is still problematic about women.
Friday, November 14 2014
Big K.R.I.T.'s second major label debut continues his reign of dominance as he claims the role as "King of the South".
Wednesday, November 12 2014
A bluesy howl of addictive beats, political fury, and hypnotic technique, the sequel to Run the Jewels' triumphant debut bests the original in every way.
Monday, November 10 2014
After endless delays, the New York rapper finally drops her first album, a postmodern pop epic that aims to make an impression rather than please.
Paperwork is an album that doesn't have to be long to be expansive, but it's stuffed full of songs anyway. If you sift through them, you'll find some great moments, though, ones that suggest T.I.'s best days may not all be behind him.
Age has slowed her a bit, but at 75, the gospel great delivers