Aaron McKrell

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Review: AZ Underwhelms On "Legacy: Freestyles & Features Edition"

With rhymes that will make ‘em say “huh?”

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Primetime Rhymes: A History Of Hip Hop At The Super Bowl

It doesn't get much bigger than this stage for a rapper to be exposed to the masses.

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Beats, Rhymes & Gabagool: 7 Times Hip Hop Namechecked "The Sopranos"

Nas, Beyoncé, JAY-Z and Gucci Mane are just the tip of the cannoli.

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The 19 Most Anticipated Rap Albums Of 2019

From ScHoolboy Q to Freddie Gibbs, here's who will be supplying the heat for the next 364 days.

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Review: Big K.R.I.T's "TRIFECTA" Reinforces His Quality Onslaught

More sunny mood music for the ensuing cold months.

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Review: Boosie Badazz Jazzes It Up On “Boosie Blues Cafe” Album

While hitting most of the right notes in the process.

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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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