Wednesday, September 21 2011
The value of a release as large as Watch the Throne is that it goes beyond the gargantuan personalities involved or even the monster show dates designed to promote it. Part of the value is the discussion it generates.
Monday, August 22 2011
After a four year descent into superbly corny singles and disarmingly awful album cuts, DJ Khaled returns with a sequel to his best known and best received effort.
Wednesday, August 10 2011
Eprhyme has potential, but he rarely gets around to talking about anything other than himself.
Wednesday, July 20 2011
Looking for listening pleasure in all the wrong downloads? Try Serengeti's witty and detailed narration. This is matchmaking, hip-hop style.
Sunday, July 17 2011
The way some of us disparage Southern rap, you'd think rappers like Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame had recorded a record dissing Kool G. Rap and Big Daddy Kane.
Monday, July 11 2011
Lyrics aren't Jason Drake's forte, but his new beats are clever enough to provide a worthy listen.
Sunday, May 22 2011
Throughout GOB, Dels's fearlessness comes through; he doesn't soften his words or his beats with easy hooks.
Thursday, May 19 2011
With Atmosphere, it’s what we’ve grown accustomed to: riding the highs and lows of emotion like a solitary alcohol binge.
Tuesday, May 17 2011
"Sleepover" is a wacky, hip-hop mash-up with Klezmer accordions and lyrics that seem to poke fun at rap's obsession with "booty". Sleepover releases today in digital form.
Monday, May 16 2011
Originally titled Doggystyle II, the Doggumentary falls short of that lofty goal but does, somewhat surprisingly, succeed as Snoop's best full-length release since his seminal debut.