HipHopDx Reviews

Kid Ink - Rocketshipshawty 2 Review

Even by allegedly taking it “back to the basics” with a mixtape, Kid Ink can’t help but make the same hit seeking music over and over.

From The Archives: Lupe Fiasco's Food & Liquor Gets A Perfect 5.0 Rating

Ten years later, the Emperor can still look back at his soundtrack with admiration and awe.

T.I. - Us Or Else Review

As a father, husband, brother and Black man living in America, Clifford Harris is using his well-earned platform to open everyone's eyes. Stay woke.

Mick Jenkins - The Healing Component Review

Preaching positivity, one glass of water at a time.

Michael Christmas & Prefuse 73 a.k.a. Fudge - Lady Parts Review

With this Gnarls Barkley style release, Fudge aims to be something greater than the sum of Michael Christmas and Prefuse 73.

Kent Jones - Too Much Too Soon Review

The We The Best’s rapper/singer/producer cleverly displays his artistic ambidexterity despite a small sense of unoriginality.

Mac Miller - The Divine Feminine Review

An overtly sexual serenade, liberal in its passion but too conservative in its vulnerability.

Travis Scott - Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight Review

La Flame’s sophomore project goes off without a hitch and proves to be one of the best trap soundscapes this year.

Isaiah Rashad - The Sun's Tirade Review

No sophomore slump here.

De La Soul - And The Anonymous Nobody Review

And the Anonymous Nobody is a formidable, albeit dissonant, batch of tunes. Just like all their albums.

Young Thug - Jeffery Review

All gimmicks aside, Young Thug is finally emerging as a viable artist across the board.

Vince Staples - Prima Donna Review

The story of a rap career turned disastrous.

Lil Bibby - Big Buckz Review

The gruff-voiced free crack supplier continues his streak as the most lyrically proficient of the Drill explosion regardless of his overly repetitive themes of paranoia.

Atmosphere - Fishing Blues Review

Intentionally humdrum yet somewhat satisfying.

Frank Ocean - Blonde Review

Boys have a ton of emotions.

French Montana - MC4 Review

By pulling back on the "haaaaaan"s and putting a little more time into crafting better songs, French does a modest job at keeping listeners invested.

Tory Lanez - I Told You Review

Let us know when the version without the skits drops. Fourteen breaks on an album is just inexcusable.

Ka - Honor Killed The Samurai Review

The pride, the fall, the consequence and the retribution all wrapped up in one forcible package.

Nipsey Hussle - Slauson Boy 2 Review

Neighborhood Nip continues to be a necessary influence on those aspiring to up their own position.

2 Chainz - "Daniel Son; Necklace Don" Review

Even when he dials it in, Tity Boi still manages to connect.

Troy Ave - Roland Collins Review

An embattled Harry Powder can't shake the itch to fight for relevance in the rap game, despite an obvious rush job.