Wednesday, October 8 2014
From breathtaking reformulations of shoegaze to British soul revival, this batch of stellar recordings from the 2000s is an eclectic one.
Monday, December 14 2009
2009 was the Year of the Comeback, filled with powerful storytelling, dense lyricism, and sprawling departures.
Saturday, December 23 2006
At long last, the annual rite of passage, the "best of" list... Here's PopMatters picks for the best 60 records of 2006.
Thursday, December 14 2006
Quentin Huff's top-ten list of mixtapers, hustlers, protesters, emcees, and self-proclaimed kings finds hip-hop very much alive and well in 2006.
Monday, March 23 2015
Does every album have to be a classic? Minor pleasures are still pleasures, at the end of the day.
Sunday, January 4 2015
To just put 36 Seasons on and listen to it is to be entertained, but to dig into the details, or lack of details, is to perhaps see a frustrated artist, one working through various projects to recapture something.
Monday, April 22 2013
Teaming with producer Adrian Younge for a high-concept album about possessed vinyl records and mafioso dealings, Ghostface and his band attempt to bring us back to the Cuban Linx... era.
Wednesday, January 12 2011
After releasing an R&B album to a righteously mixed reception in 2009, Ghostface returns to the bare essentials of hip-hop for Apollo Kids in a bid to win back the audience he dared to lose.
Wednesday, October 14 2009
Ghostface Killah proves once again he’s one of the most talented MCs in hip-hop, with an album mixing R&B nearly seamlessly with his typically dark sense of humor.