HIPHOPDX reviews

  • Quelle Chris - Innocent Country

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    Quelle Chris is at the top of his game, delivering a fun, refreshing album.

  • Migos - Yung Rich Nation

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    Despite some bumpy moments, Quavo, Offset and Takeoff’s debut is another testament to Atlanta’s united dominance.

  • DonMonique - Thirst Trap EP

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    DonMonique displays an adequate amount of depth beneath the Tumblr model bravado, making Thirst Trap 2015’s most oddly unique entry.

  • Madchild - Silver Tongue Devil

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    Madchild's "Silver Tongue Devil" delivers another solid addition to his already strong catalog.

  • Future - Dirty Sprite 2

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    "Dirty Sprite 2" is a highly entertaining cocktail of trap displaying the ability to resurrect.

  • Hopsin - Pound Syndrome

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    Hopsin reaffirms his status as a master orator and a dual threat rapper-producer to be reckoned with.

  • Ta-ku - Songs To Make Up To

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    "Songs To Make Up To" is a hope-filled ode to staying together.

  • Ghostface Killah & Adrian Younge - Twelve Reasons To Die II

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    “Twelve Reasons To Die II” literally applies the “making a movie” formula, but fails to fall in line with cult classics such as Prince Paul’s “A Prince Among Thieves.”

  • Statik Selektah - Lucky 7

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    If Lucky 7 is truly the end of a particular era and sound, Statik Selektah undoubtedly goes out in spectacular fashion.

  • Miguel - Wildheart

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    Perhaps the most tortured of the souled out crooners creating today, Miguel's "Wildheart" establishes him as an R&B juggernaught.

  • King Los - God, Money, War

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    "God, Money, War" is a confident step forward for King Los, as he shows he can combine his lyrical prowess with solid song-making.

  • Bilal - In Another Life

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    In Another Life is an easy, efficient listen, that caters to all facets of Bilal’s musical identity.

  • Slum Village - Yes!

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    YES! manages to squash complaints that the Slum Village brand is no longer what it once was.

  • Pete Rock - Petestrumentals 2

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    Pete Rock’s dedication to his craft shines through on PeteStrumentals 2, an instrumental album full of jazz and funk samples sure to keep heads nodding.

  • Lil Wayne - Free Weezy Album

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    Sprawling and at times flat, Wayne still manages to pull off enough feats to keep us hopeful for the future.

  • The Internet - Ego Death

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    Each song drills deeper into the listener as The Internet's "Ego Death" illuminates the longing in us all.