Monday, May 20 2013
This vinyl and digital only “album” feels more like a DJ's tool than a pure record, but it works best when the experimental nature of the music is unfurled and the artist just lets loose.
Chicago rapper/producer Tree flips a sample of the Elvis classic "Can't Help Falling in Love" and makes the track his own with his gruff, elastic vocal delivery and alternately tough and clever lyricism.
Thursday, May 9 2013
#willpower sets the dance floor ablaze with excellent production, flawed by a lack of cohesion.
Wednesday, May 1 2013
A sprawling, two-disc set that exposes the two distinct poles of the Canadian MC's psyche.
Tuesday, April 30 2013
13 Degrees of Reality is a cerebral and ambitious album that greatly benefits from stylistic non-conformity.
Thursday, April 25 2013
Chicago's artfully embellished trio My Gold Mask deliver style, panache, and otherworldy grooves with eerie ease.
Thursday, April 18 2013
Back with his first solo effort in over two years, Kid Cudi gets back to his famously atmospheric style of rap. Indicud is an album that is sure to please the Kid Cudi fanbase.
Thursday, April 11 2013
It's hard to argue that it was worth the wait, but Papoose's debut album is finally upon us and it has a lot to offer.
Wednesday, April 3 2013
Throughout Victim of Love, Bradley exhibits vocals rich in soul, grit, and emotion.
Wednesday, March 6 2013
Rakim packs a lot into 50 couplets; get in the flow and you can picture like a photo.