Jesse Fairfax

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Review: Like Restores The "Feeling" On "Songs Made While High"

With no one to answer to, the Pac Div frontman's love for music and making it shines through his completely self-produced solo debut.

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Review: Duckwrth Waxes Imperfections On "I’m Uugly"

That moment when you're unafraid to swing for the fences to reach the next level, even if you foul.

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Review: Blu & Fa†e Take A Strange Journey On "Open Your Optics To Optimism"

Having paid dues for nearly a decade now, Blu is a veteran taking risks no matter how questionable.

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Michael Christmas & Prefuse 73 a.k.a. Fudge - Lady Parts Review

With this Gnarls Barkley style release, Fudge aims to be something greater than the sum of Michael Christmas and Prefuse 73.

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Who Is Max B And Why Is He Important To Hip Hop?

With Max B's freedom on the horizon, many younger Hip Hop fans have been publicly asking why do people care so much about the caged wave god. Besides the obviousness of him being locked up, Jesse Fairfax gives a convoluted overview of the life of Charly Wingate from a New Yorker's lens.

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Can't Knock The Hustle: Why Jay Z Hates The War On Drugs

Hip Hop was derived from the environment around its most talented rappers. Which comes as no surprise to the amount of pharmaceutical references found in even the most classic of records.

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Vince Staples - Prima Donna Review

The story of a rap career turned disastrous.

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Nipsey Hussle - Slauson Boy 2 Review

Neighborhood Nip continues to be a necessary influence on those aspiring to up their own position.

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Mass Appeal - The Land Soundtrack Review

“The Land” is everything a typical movie soundtrack should aspire to be with cinematic stories told through popular music.

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Snoop Dogg - Coolaid Review

As Hip Hop’s most active veteran, Snoop Dogg truly enjoys making music despite being set for life.

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Bishop Nehru - Magic 19 Review

Growing pains.

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15 Incoherent Rap Classics You Love Regardless

Plenty of "Ah, wait, no way, you're kidding, he didn't just say what I think he did, did he?"

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Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book Review

Driven by the influence of a higher power, “Coloring Book” is Chance The Rapper’s latest offering to the world which doubles as a gift for his infant daughter.

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J-Zone - Fish-N-Grits

J-Zone gave up on his starry eyed rap dreams, leaving him free to take potshots and have laughs at the genre’s expense.

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Open Mike Eagle & Paul White - Hella Personal Film Festival

A window into Open Mike Eagle’s intrinsic values and imbalanced emotions, as he uses a unique sense of humor to comment on culture and social constructs.

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Terrace Martin - Velvet Portraits

After helping Kendrick Lamar shake up the industry, the highly in demand producer heads back to square one with his trusty alto saxophone.

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Father - I'm A Piece Of Shit

Father demonstrates he has what it takes to be a star in this era of Youtube fame.

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Curren$y - Canal Street Confidential

Curren$y does himself a disservice leaving his comfort zone to try making big songs.

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Chuck Inglish - Everybody's Big Brother

Chuck Inglish spreads himself too thin at points, but he has mastered the art of variety.

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Joe Budden - All Love Lost

Joe Budden may dislike fame, but he pushes himself here to tell a fascinating story.

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Dave East - Hate Me Now

At times polarizing, on “Hate Me Now” Dave East stubbornly fights to represent New York’s essence.

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