The potential is there. The execution isn’t.
Seizing the opportunity for commercial accessibility while staying true to himself, Kung Fu Kenny has channeled the ability to create songs that epitomize single powerful words.
The album bedazzles with swag but not much else.
Who's says there's no hope for today's Hip Hop youngsters?
The latest in the "Collabos" series will appease his core fanbase but fails conceptually.
While his delivery is strong and reliable, it's not as dynamic as one would hope.
A bit of an overly eager return to rap after escaping a nearly tragic 2016 prison sentence but there are bangers nonetheless.
It's the fearlessness to tell it like it is that makes for compelling Hip Hop.
Always "Striving for Perfection."
An original brand of women-friendly rap that somehow caters to the streets in the same breath.
The Rostrum rapper adds a winner to his label’s stack of celebratory sentiments.
Fans of early 00s rap releases apply here.
Light one up for the Coughee Brotha.
More reggae, more grime, more trap, and more sad boy make “More Life” sound like a gathering of the rap game’s United Nations, which makes Drake the Attorney-General.
Nothing if not consistent, with "Rather You Than Me," Rick Ross shows little artistic growth while making a convincing argument for why he’s come to be ranked within today’s elite.
Following a time when personal turmoil had Ill Camille ready to quit making music, she returns stronger than ever to keeps shooting for the stars.
With a little help from the tested “bars over bangers” formula, J. Cole’s’ newest signee shows he’s ready to star on the team.
"Packs" is a noteworthy set loaded with supremely smart twists that capture the continuing evolution of a ferociously talented MC.
The 14-track album is brimming with brilliant production and a seemingly complex cast of characters.
The debut has made history as the first grime album to top the UK albums chart.