It's good to have Philly Freezer back, even if it is for a warm-up lap.
Problem’s newest mixtape gives the traditional West Coast sound a facelift of moderate value.
Take the Mafia serious.
Witness the potential of lyrically intricate trap music.
Only way is up.
Ferg isn't settling for the "A for effort" commendations. He's actually aiming for greatness.
Be ill, or be killed.
Uzi’s narrative rings hollow at times, but what he lacks in content he makes up for with anthemic choruses and an array of voices laced with youthful exuberance.
Years after his death J Dilla is still blessing fans with his crafty production and creative wordplay on The Diary.
The longtime Strange Music maker unloads an emporium of soul, R&B, funk and nuanced rap.
J-Zone gave up on his starry eyed rap dreams, leaving him free to take potshots and have laughs at the genre’s expense.
A Triple-A effort for a Cali native with Major League aspirations.
Not quite the main event but still a worthy warm-up match.
Bar for bar, there is no active rapper you that probably ranks over Royce. But can it translate to classic records?
The musical accompaniment to "Barbershop: The Next Cut will complement movie with some familiar sounds and new ones too.
At 17, most kids are on video games and college applications. Meanwhile Trapo is busy patenting his own sound.
It's not everyday a rookie artist exhibits a steadfast handle on carving out great melodies. Then again, there is nothing everyday about Skizzy Mars.
Despite a bit of Houstatlantavegas, Euroz manages to formally introduce his personality to potential fans.
A window into Open Mike Eagle’s intrinsic values and imbalanced emotions, as he uses a unique sense of humor to comment on culture and social constructs.
Berner hits some, but not all of his targets on the latest Taylor Gang project.
The Atlanta upstart can't lay claim to the crown just yet but she still packs a royal delivery.
Someone is still being gassed up with criminally low octane fuel.
A summery, tropical-trap fusion that unfortunately lacks anything long-lasting.
Take an audio journey through Rockie Fresh's itinerary if you will.