Aaron McKrell

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Review: Lupe Fiasco’s Technically Superior "DROGAS Wave" Still Lacks Focus

Execution is not only key, it's everything.

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No Vegan: From JAY-Z To Eminem, A History Of Joe Budden's Beefs

Even without rapping, the "retired" MC still attracts his fair share of conflicts.

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Review: Mass Appeal's Cantrell Establishes His Talent With "Stardust 2 Angels"

Meet the (self-proclaimed) Deion Sanders of Hip Hop.

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Review: Bun B’s “Return Of The Trill” Is Poised & Potent

Yet another example how ageism works in reverse in rap music.

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Review: Page Kennedy's "Same Page, Different Story" Unlocks Stellar MC Status

Giving reassurance to the term “cinematic rap.”

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Review: Aminé is Down With The Downbeat On "ONEPOINTFIVE"

Mr. Daniel’s latest is a placeholder that holds its own distinction.

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Review: Derek Minor's "The Trap" Is Conscious & Gratifying

Stepping out of church to call out the state.

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Review: Guin Records Showcases Potential On The Cluttered "Uncharted"

The collaboration album ultimately suffers from too many cooks in the kitchen.

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Review: Kool G Rap & 38 Spesh Gel On "Son Of G Rap" Album

Like (rap) father, like son.

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Review: Buddy's "Harlan & Alondra" Proves His Debut Was Worth The Wait

Serving up a buffet of sounds on a stellar debut.

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Review: Childish Gambino’s "Summer Pack" Is A Welcome Antidote To Political Turbulence

Two songs is a project now? Let's get it then, Mr. Glover!

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Review: Nana Is Clearly Hungry On Self-Titled EP

Authentic tunes for lovers and thugs alike.

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Channel Live: 8 Rappers Who Starred In TV Shows

Primetime MCs and cinema is always a great mix.

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Review: Kodak Black Bleeds Emotion On "Heart Break Kodak"

Enough thug tears to fill a river.

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No Love Lost: 8 Rap Beefs That Have 9 Lives

Rappers, squash your beefs. C'mon!

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Review: Master P Flexes Adaptation Skills On "Tony Mantana"

It's all about execution. Chi-Chi, get the yayo.

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Review: Audio Push’s "Cloud 909" Is A Sonic Sky Kiss

Behold Oktane-fueled tunes that are worth the Price of admission.

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