Aaron McKrell

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Review: Z-Ro’s “Sadism” Speaks To Day 1 Houston Fans

A little muddled but also contains plenty of musicianship.

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Review: Big K.R.I.T.'s "Thrice X" EP Serves Its Raw Rap Purpose

While not the worthy follow-up to "4eva Is A Mighty Long Time," Big Kuntry Krizzle reminds listeners he was here in 2018.

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Review: Rapper Big Pooh & Focus... Gel Smoothly On "RPM"

Where streetwise and sophisticated Hip Hop meet.

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Review: Ghostface Killah Revels In Classicism On "The Lost Tapes"

With Big Ghost LTD. supplying all the dusty soul you could want.

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Reviews: T.I. Hits Benchmark With "Dime Trap" Album

The Kang setting standards for vets and rookies alike.

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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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