Monday, December 30 2013
In the four years since mixtapes became anything but a mix on tape, rap listeners have grown accustomed to the idea that not only should they feel like a brand new album, but also that they should probably be better than the product you pay for.
Tuesday, December 11 2012
From riotous humor to sociopolitical commentary, hip-hop in 2012 gave us quality and variety.
Wednesday, May 30 2012
It used to be that the coming of summer meant that the album release schedule was on its way to a vacation until the fall. That’s definitely not the case this month.
Tuesday, December 7 2010
Epic, sleek, weed rap, emo, sociopolitical, gangsta, or house party? In which direction will hip-hop go? This was a year for all of the above.
Tuesday, February 26 2013
Curren$y released a free album on Super Bowl Sunday, and it may be the best thing he's done in... well, a few months at least.
Wednesday, June 13 2012
Curren$y goes high definition and big spender on his second major label album, enlisting a number of the hottest producers to create one of the year's most luxurious listens. But at what cost?
Monday, September 20 2010
After toiling for a decade in both Master P's No Limit and Lil' Wayne's Young Money camps, Curren$y strikes a deal with Damon Dash to resurrect Roc-A-Fella Records and, with the help of Ski Beatz, releases the rap record of the year.