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Justin Timberlake Exits His Imperial Period with a Thud on 'Man of the Woods'

At the peak of his powers, Justin Timberlake could probably get away with a confused backwoods-pop hybrid like this. As it stands, people are seeing it for what it is: the most misguided album of his career.

Evan Sawdey
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Shakira: She Wolf

When it works, She Wolf is a sexy modern-day disco stunner. When it doesn't, it's pretty embarrassing for everyone involved.

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Kelis: The Hits

With four crazed, wildly different albums of spaced-out R&B-pop, Kelis proves hard to define and even harder to write off as "just that 'Milkshake' girl."

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The Best Hip-Hop of 2007

From Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five to a dope album named Desire, hip-hop showed growth in 2007.

Quentin B. Huff
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Jay-Z: American Gangster

American Gangster may never be seen as Jay-Z's defining moment, but it marks his comeback far more effectively than Kingdom Come ever even tried to.

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Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.


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