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, March 6 2013
Rakim packs a lot into 50 couplets; get in the flow and you can picture like a photo.
Monday, February 25 2013
No cuts, no edits, nothing.
Monday, October 8 2012
A plethora of cool sounds and intriguing timbres can't make up for repetitiveness and a lack of decent songwriting.
Sunday, August 19 2012
An initially intriguing affair that ultimately succeeds more as a novelty.
Thursday, July 26 2012
Soundtrack makes for a pretty good listen, but doesn't live up to its audacious subtitle.
Thursday, July 19 2012
Mysterious Phonk may consist mostly of previously released material, but, with higher fidelity and the 4AD name attached, it manages to present SpaceGhostPurrp singular vision from a unique angle.
Tuesday, June 5 2012
At a recent gig at the Sound Academy in Toronto, perennial PopMatters fave Talib Kweli debuted a new song in tribute to the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, who recently passed away. Word is, his sixth album Prisoner of Conscious will be on the way this year, but no release date has been announced yet. We are eagerly awaiting it.
Wednesday, February 8 2012
Rappers have always wrestled with the question of how to succeed in a society where the odds are stacked against them. The biggest difference now is that their middle class listeners have the same worries.