Experiments are good for hip-hop. Sometimes the success is in the attempt.
Wonderful lyricism from the underexposed hip-hop scene... Sound sadly familiar?
Whereas most indie hip-hop releases have the kind of limp-wristed beats that just wash through your ears like musical Calgon, every beat on this album hits your cerebral cortex like a brillo pad. This is as fine a rap album as you'll hear all year.
Leo Tolstoy: Out of the Havoc Comes Human Compassion and a Shot at Redemption
Jamie xx: In Colour
Tori Amos: Little Earthquakes / Under the Pink (reissues)
'Charlie's Country' Remembers and Lives Australia's Tragic Colonial Past
The Best in the Worst Circumstances in 'Old Man Logan #1'
Nobody Won the 'War for the Soul of America'
Simon Spence's Biography of the Happy Mondays Is 'All Excess'
"Heroes: Reborn looks like what the original Heroes could have been in an alternate, better universe.