Wednesday, February 11 2009
Legendary Bay Area rapper's eleventh album is 50% great and 50% an ill-fated attempt at pop. Sigh.
Wednesday, September 3 2008
On his third album, rap's estranged headcase follows his first post-G-Unit album with one of 2008's most consistent rap full-lengths.
Sunday, November 19 2006
Dr. Dre appears nowhere on Doctor's Advocate, except in the title, the sonic influence of most of the beats and about 80 times in every track. Rarely, if ever, has a hip-hop record been so dedicated to an absentee who wasn't a corpse.
Tuesday, November 14 2006
Monday, June 26 2006
"Save our streets! Save our streets!" So pronounce the earnest demonstrators who appear at the start of Waist Deep, their placards raised high, their faces showing frustration.
Friday, October 7 2005
The world's greatest pickup artists, who can have their pick of any female, damage their brotherhood over a woman.
Monday, February 14 2005
There is a saying in the hip-hop community that goes 'game recognizes game'. Backed by all-star rap cast, it's easy to see why he was handpicked to be the west coast's new Nigga Wit Attitude by the only man with the right to -- Dr. Dre.