HipHopDX reviews

Oddisee - The Odd Tape Review

Production skills are put to the test on this instrumental album, taking listeners through his day on The Odd Tape."

Havoc & Alchemist - The Silent Partner Review

Hav and Alc's latest serves as a satisfying flashback to a breed of New York City rap which fans have been lusting after for years.

Boosie Badazz - Bleek Mode (Thug In Peace Lil Bleek) Review

At this point in the year, Boosie is just reaffirming his statement at being the best in his lane.

M-1 & Bonnot - Between Me And The World Review

For worse or better, the dead prezidente exemplifies the same perspective that earned him respect from the start.

Masta Ace - The Falling Season Review

The Music Man literally takes it back to the old school when boy meets world.

RJ - O.M.M.I.O. 3 Review

The L.A. native is getting closer to where he wants to be.

Gucci Mane - Meal Ticket Review

A compilation of mixtapes “Breakfast,” “Lunch” and “Dinner,” this feast could have done without the side dishes.

DJ Quik & Problem - Rosecrans Review

The Compton ambassadors are all about the musicianship.

Homeboy Sandman - Kindness For Weakness Review

The Good Sun wants us to follow The Golden Rule.

Trouble - Skoobzilla Review

At this point, Trouble Trouble knows the trap like the back of his hand.

Rittz - Top Of The Line Review

Strange Music’s frizzy-haired, double-time spitter returns with another collection of personal, moving cuts.

Sincerely Collins - The Legend Of The Phoenix Review

A spiritual revival of one man's journey that many can relate to.

Skepta - Konnichiwa Review

Drake's BBK buddy takes London’s grime roots to new heights on his fourth studio album.

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book Review

Driven by the influence of a higher power, “Coloring Book” is Chance The Rapper’s latest offering to the world which doubles as a gift for his infant daughter.

Kaytranada - 99.9% Review

Producers take note: Kaytranada has set a new standard.

Aesop Rock - The Impossible Kid

The poetic MC is who we thought he was.

Drake - Views

One can say we're tough on Drizzy, but when you paint yourself as the king and drop an album with 20 incongruent tracks, you bring it on yourself.

Beyonce - Lemonade

When you glass is this full, you don't just command respect, you absorb it.

Freeway - Free Will

It's good to have Philly Freezer back, even if it is for a warm-up lap.

Problem - Hotels 2: The Master Suite

Problem’s newest mixtape gives the traditional West Coast sound a facelift of moderate value.

Bankroll Mafia - Bankroll Mafia

Take the Mafia serious.

Skippa Da Flippa - I'm Havin 2

Witness the potential of lyrically intricate trap music.

Mr. Lif - Don't Look Down

Only way is up.

A$AP Ferg - Always Strive And Prosper

Ferg isn't settling for the "A for effort" commendations. He's actually aiming for greatness.