HipHopDx Reviews

Review: Gucci Mane & Lil Uzi Vert Make Zero Impact On "1017 Vs. The World"

If there were any expectations with this one, they sure weren't hit.

Review: KXNG Crooked Is A Lyrical Exorcist On "Good Vs. Evil"

Despite delivering a few noteworthy projects over the year, this is Crooked I's best of 2016.

Review: G Herbo Pauses Drill Time On His "Strictly 4 My Fans" Mixtape

The artist formerly known as Lil Herb buys himself some time before the release of his debut LP with a more sophisticated side to his Chicago drill time spitter.

Review: Rapsody Is Woke & Determined To Shine With "Crown"

Determined to keep Hip Hop’s soul alive with her newfound platform, Sister Raps blends femininity and humanity often in the same breath.

Review: Termanology Wins The Independent Vote On "More Politics"

With a mix of personal, braggadocio and all-star guests, Term continues to take up the mantle for quality boom bap.

Review: The Weeknd’s “Starboy” Misses Admirably On Its Pop Godhood Intent

Abel keeps his edge and ambition amid the obvious commercial aspirations but doesn't walk away with any flat-out classics.

Review: Master P's "Louisiana Hot Sauce" Is Both Potent & Flavorful

The Colonel's latest mixtape is definitely hotter than Tabasco but won’t necessarily make your eyes water.

Review: YG Keeps His Name Warm In The Streets With "Red Friday"

The $100 valuation is a bit off, but Bompton's finest is still good money for a few heaters.

Review: Nipsey Hussle Poised For Victory On "Famous Lies & Untold Truths"

If this teaser is any indicator, Neighborhood Nip might charge a cool mil for his debut album.

Review: Belly Halfway Holds His Own On "InZombia"

With help from a few notable featured guests, some Xannies and Percs, Belly tries to describe his “vibe.”

Review: "Coke N Butter" Marks O.T. Genasis’ 1st Go-To Project

As the dealer behind some of the most incredibly catchy hooks one will hear this year, the Conglomerate hitmaker adds a layer of artistic evolution to the interior design of his dope house.

Review: Trapo Officially Arrives With "Shade Trees"

The multitalented Wisconsin artist plants his roots for future success.

Review: Hi-Tone Finds Clarity With "No Xanax Needed" Despite Somberness

Kick this drug habit for me and my DJ.

Review: Bruno Mars Empowers Jheri Curls & 80s R&B Soul With "24K Magic"

Pure gold.

Gucci Mane & Future Trap Astronomically On “Free Bricks 2: Zone 6 Edition”

"a week after announcing the release date for his 3rd full-length this year East Atlanta Santa

Review: “Legendary” Simply Maintains Z-Ro’s Self-Proclaimed Status

The Mo City Don’s 1 Deep Entertainment imprint has clearly rejuvenated him between this and the release of “Drankin & Drivin” several months ago.

Review: Ace Hood Goes Full Dexter With "Body Bag 4"

Who says a fourth time can’t be a charm?

Review: Alicia Keys Wins With Musical Note Emotions On "HERE"

While somewhat predictable, the NYC songstress’ sixth studio album displays the mind of an intelligible woman who never let riches or success define her soul.

Review: A$AP Mob Get NYC Personified On "Cozy Tapes Vol. 1: Friends"

They even brought back Onyx.

Review: A Tribe Called Quest Do The Damn Thing On "We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service"

Q-Tip’s modest leadership fulfills ATCQ’s divine mission to raise the bar, as their swan song leaves them with one of the strongest discographies the game has ever seen.

Review: KXNG Crooked Reinvigorated On "Valley Of The KXNGS"

Merely an appetizer for the full plate, Mr. Slaugterhouse serves a dish that shows how severely underrated he can be — when he’s fully focused.