HipHopDx Reviews

Review: Damian Lillard's Debut Album Is Rich In Positivity, Low On Highlights

He had a better rookie introduction as a pro baller but "The Letter 'O'" still signifies the dawning of an actual career.

Review: Kevin Hart Has Struggle Bars But He Assembles A Dope "What Now?" Mixtape

Yep, it's better than most of the so-called top DJ album compilations this year.

Review: D.R.A.M. Is Layered In Authenticity With “Big Baby D.R.A.M.”

Although it's far from the career-defining body of work he's capable of, it's still a clear sign that a true-to-life Hip Hop artist has arrived.

Review: NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge) Soul Glo With "Yes Lawd!"

They take it there.

Review: Like Restores The "Feeling" On "Songs Made While High"

With no one to answer to, the Pac Div frontman's love for music and making it shines through his completely self-produced solo debut.

Review: Lil Keke Turns Into A Geriatric Gangster On "ABA IV"

A 45-minute showing of the Houston heavyweight just going through the motions. Even the beats aren't worth mentioning.

Review: Gucci Mane Achieves Moment Of Clarity Status On The Otherwise Tepid "Woptober"

There's nothing special about this release aside from the fact it's the most level-headed Wop the streets have ever heard.

Review: TDE's Lance Skiiiwalker Shows Promise On Funkily Weird "Introverted Intuition"

The Force could eventually be strong with this one.

BZZY Destroy & Rebuilds Bizzy Crook On "A Part Of Everything"

At 24-years-old, there is plenty of growth and maturity on the follow-up to 2014's "Coming To America."

Review: #MUSTBENICE For Juicy J To Release Something So By-The-Numbers

Don’t expect this to build significant momentum for his upcoming “Rubba Band Business: The Album.”

Review: "All Or Nothing: Live It Up" Finds Lloyd Banks Most Inspired Since G-Unit Days

Talk about going for broke when you still have money in the bank.

Review: Wiz Khalifa & Taylor Gang Are In It To Win It With "TGOD Volume 1"

While Ty Dolla $ign and Juicy J also hold it down, the second-string team of Berner, Raven Felix, Tuki Carter and more also show they are ready to compete for rap's biggest title.

Review: The Game's "1992" Strengthens One Of The GOAT Rap Discographies

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BROOKZILL! Provide Solid Nostalgia With "Throwback To The Future"

Prince Paul, Ladybug Mecca, Gorila Urbano and producer Don Newkirk aim to bridge the generation gap with some Brazilian-fused Hip Hop.

Yelawolf's "Hotel": A Comforting Stay Without Any Lavish Amenities

Back to the Slums at all costs.

Say Hello To A Reenergized Bubba Sparxxx With "The Bubba Mathis EP"

The rural rapper’s latest project is a fulfilling appetizer in anticipation of the main course.

G Perico’s West Coast Bravado Unmistakable On “Shit Don’t Stop”

Get ready to throw your dubs up.

No Limit’s MoeRoy’s Moonwalk Needs Some More Fine-Tuning On "Trap Michael Jackson"

Ambitious but ... nah.

Lushlife Handy With Eargasms On “No Dead Language"

Anything other than a lush instrumental from this Philly artist would be uncivilized.

Duckwrth Waxes Imperfections On "I’m Uugly"

That moment when you're unafraid to swing for the fences to reach the next level, even if you foul.

Kid Red "Guilty By Association" On All Accounts With Latest LP

That includes plenty of generic tunes.