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Moe Green: Rocky Maivia: Non-Title Match

Down-to-earth, everyman rhymes over soulful, jazzy, and spacey production will leave you wanting more from Moe Green.

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Marco Polo: The Stupendous Adventures of Marco Polo

Fans of Marco Polo and his grimy NYC-based beats need this in their collections. Everyone else? Move along.

Andrew Martin
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Duck Down Music

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Apollo Brown: The Reset

Apollo Brown's remix album, The Reset, represents another strong entry in the catalog of gritty, Detroit hip-hop.

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Dark Time Sunshine: Vessel

Vessel is, to be completely blunt, a fantastically crafted rap record that may or may not have been created in our galaxy.

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Donwill: Don Cusack in High Fidelity

R&B-tinged hip-hop from Donwill, of Tanya Morgan, who uses his solo debut to pay homage to High Fidelity with mixed, though mostly positive, results.

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k-os: Yes!

Yes! is another chance for the multi-talented k-os to display just how many genres he can bend and mash together without losing you for a second.

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Danny Brown: The Hybrid

Wacky, hilarious, and clever rhymes from a unique MC whose zaniness will likely be looked over for his easier-to-digest cohorts.

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Rappers I Know

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Electric President: The Violent Blue

This Floridian duo doesn't take enough chances to shed its musical skin, but even so, Electric President knows exactly how to make a solid record.

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Oh No: Dr. No's Ethiopium

Come along with Oh No as he takes you on an expertly crafted 36-track, boom-bap journey through Ethiopian funk, jazz, and psychedelic rock.

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Blunderbuss

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Oddisee: Traveling Man

Be prepared to grab your headphones, sit back, and take an international boom-bap journey with Oddisee, whose Traveling Man is a fresh take on the instrumental album.

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Bisco Smith: The Broadcast

Armed with urgent rhymes and apocalyptic production, Bisco Smith's The Broadcast is a moody listening experience that's equal parts greatness and frustration.

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So Valid

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Sareem Poems: Black & Read All Over Deluxe Edition

Some repetitive messages and a few simplistic beats aren't enough to weigh down Sareem Poems' mostly impressive Black & Read All Over.

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Souls of Mischief: Montezuma's Revenge

A slightly bloated, almost-great affair from Cali-underground legends Souls of Mischief, who wisely team up with Prince Paul.

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Mello

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DJ Spinna: The Boogie Back: Post Disco Club Jams

Crate diggers and older heads will want to pick up this compilation that will likely fall on the deaf ears of the younger generation.

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Edan: Echo Party

Hip-hop's trailblazers get blended on Edan's latest project that unfortunately offers nothing new from the producer-rapper.

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