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Monday, December 30 2013

The Best Mixtapes of 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 7 2010

The Best Hip-Hop of 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.


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Sunday, April 13 2014

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib: Piñata

Madlib and Freddie Gibbs drop one of the best hip-hop albums in recent memory.


Sunday, August 4 2013

Freddie Gibbs: ESGN

After freeing himself of any obligation to Young Jeezy's CTE imprint, the Internet's gangster-rap messiah turns to the increasingly indie iTunes to maintain his role as the man who would be king.


Wednesday, October 3 2012

Freddie Gibbs: Baby Face Killa

Freddie Gibbs follows last year's cold-hearted offering and a pair of Madlib collabs with a sonic ode to Los Angeles, perhaps his most accessible release to date.


Sunday, December 5 2010

Freddie Gibbs: Str8 Killa / Str8 Killa No Filla

One of the most exciting new rappers in years (though he's truly been struggling since 2003), Freddie Gibbs takes a move from Drake's playbook by dropping the best EP/mixtape combo of the year.


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