HipHopDx Reviews

Review: No Oomph In Big Boi's "Boomiverse"

It's a fun affair but still doesn't reflect the Outkast member's true greatness.

Review: Buddy & Kaytranada's “Ocean & Montana” Sounds Unerringly Like Summer

Five hot songs to get you through four even hotter months.

Review: 2 Chainz Humbly Impresses On "Pretty Girls Like Trap Music"

It's a party!

Review: Vic Mensa's "The Manuscript" Marks A Career Refinement

Introducing a more focused artist.

Review: Gucci Mane & Metro Boomin's "DropTopWop" Brings Horrorcore To The Trap

Though it may sound better if they’d released n the fall, these memorable melodies still deliver chills in the warm season.

Review: Faith Evans Makes Lemonade From Lemon Zest On "The King & I"

The former First Lady of Bad Boy lends her powerful voice to the challenge of building songs around Biggie vocals.

Review: With "Ether," It's Time To Take B.o.B Seriously Again (Musically)

We cannot vouch for any "earth is flat" theories but that's not what this album is about.

Review: KRS-One's "The World Is Mind" Does His Catalog Little Justice

The Blastmaster brings his raw energy and commanding presence on the mic and boom-bap, but has some missteps along the way to the inner mind’s eye.

Review: "bloom" Harvests Machine Gun Kelly's Best Work To Date

A shining example of artistic growth mined by personal troubles and emotionally resonating themes.

Review: Brother Ali's Good Fight Continues With "All The Beauty In This Whole Life"

Positivity for a positive deficient world.

Review: Logic's "Everybody" Delivers In Ambition But Not Execution

Or should we say "flexicution?"

Review: DJ Quik & Problem's "Rosecrans" Album Is A-1 Cali Kush

The West Coast Renaissance continues.

Review: AD & Sorry Jaynari Drip Consistency On "Last Of The ‘80s"

The follow-up to last year's "By The Way" makes good on its fan retention goals.

Review: Young M.A's "Herstory" Needs Another Rewrite

Remember the days when studio debuts would result in lifetime achievement classic material? Just checking to see if you did.

Review: "Grey" May Be Kweku Collins' Calm Before The Storm

On his latest offering, the Illinois rapper continues to refine his songwriting while toeing the line between rap and R&B.

Review: 7L, Esoteric & Inspectah Deck Reunite As Czarface For Dramatic Yet Wordless “First Weapon Drawn”

The beats are banging but without lyrics, it can be hard to cling dear.

Review: Cashmere Cat’s “9” Makes An Artful Splash In Neo R&B Realm

The Norwegian producer paints an alluring abstract on his debut alongside some notable superstars.

Review: Stro Rockets Closer To The Competition With "Grade A Frequencies" EP

Thoughtful musings and stellar production make up for the EP’s lack of enthusiasm

Review: Mary J. Blige Dons Her Brave Face For "Strength Of A Woman"

Although it may fall somewhere in the middle of the pack of her storied catalog, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul still remains supreme with her thirteenth studio album.

Review: G Perico Hits His Stride With 2nd LP, "All Blue"

The former full-time gangbanger puts his still developing talents on display and avoids the sophomore slump.

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