Ben Brutocao

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Token 'Pink Is Better' Opens Rap Boundaries With JID, Rico Nasty But Leaves Middling Aftertaste

For the most part, Token doesn’t amaze and he doesn’t disappoint, he firmly sits in the middle.

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Roddy Ricch 'LIVE LIFE FAST' Proves The Dreaded Sophomore Slump Is Still A Thing

His latest album is a sharp drop in quality compared to past efforts.

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Review - Mick Jenkins 'Elephant In The Room' Reverts To Old Tricks For Solid Results

A convoluted creative compromise that still lets him make a point.

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Maxo Kream Elevates His Artistry Through Tragedy On Brilliant 'Weight Of The World'

Featuring flashy features and heartbreaking storytelling, Weight Of The World is Kream at his best and a legit AOTY contender.

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Mozzy Maintains His Consistency On Solid ‘Untreated Trauma’

Despite a heavy title and brooding cover art, Untreated Trauma is not a therapy session, rather a well curated Mozzy sampler.

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GRIP Supplies A Lyrical Feast On Solid Shady Records Debut 'I Died For This!?'

The Atlanta underground darling shows off his strengths while also succumbing to many veteran rapper major label debut issues.

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Young Dolph & Label Revel In Uninspired + Generic Raps On 'Paper Route Illuminati'

Another label introduction album that falls flat.

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UK Rapper Dave Is A Voice For The Voiceless On 'We're All Alone In This Together' Album

One of the few rappers who can get listeners to tune in for 10-minute songs

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MIKE Balances Trauma & Hope On Introspective 'DISCO!' Album

MIKE's misery finds glimpses of a light at the end of the melancholic tunnel.

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Migos Rekindle The Flame But Fail To Light Up The Trap On 'Culture III'

Quavo, Offset and Takeoff pull off a worthy attempt at recapturing their magic that doesn't reach the mark.

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Young Nudy's 'DR. EV4L' Album Is Unsettling - & That's The Point

The Slime Reaper plays ringmaster to his carnival of souls with plenty of murderous raps.

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YG & Mozzy Bring The Crimson Tide On Joint Album 'Kommunity Service'

Mozzy’s strengths are YG’s weaknesses and vice-versa, which is the making of an ideal collaboration. Los Angeles and Sacramento stand up.

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DJ Khaled's 'Khaled Khaled' Album Proves He's NOT Hip Hop's Quincy Jones

No contributions from JAY-Z, Nas, H.E.R., Migos, Justin's Bieber + Timberlake or Rick Ross can make that so.

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Cordae Keeps The Mic Warm With 'Just Until...' EP

The four-track effort slips in features from Q-Tip and Young Thug while scratching the surface of his talent.

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Key Glock Picks Up Young Dolph's Slack On Passive 'Dum & Dummer 2'

It's just a shame that with beats this potent, even less talented rappers could have made a praiseworthy album.

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