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
Friday, November 7 2014
On his first solo release, Epic (from the Chicago hip-hop maestros BBU) obliterates the boundary between personal and political.
Wednesday, November 5 2014
Ten years after Kanye West's first album, The College Dropout, we count down the rapper's top lyrics.
Tuesday, November 4 2014
This album shows that Canadian hip-hop is certainly eye-opening and something to take seriously.
Friday, October 31 2014
This is a compilation of ‘70s gospel and soul singles that appropriately honors the musicians who made them while offering a crucial glance at the stylistic elements of the American musical tradition.