Louis Pavlakos

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    Articles By Louis Pavlakos

    TyFontaine Still Hasn't Quite Hit The Next Level On '264'

    TyFontaine Still Hasn't Quite Hit The Next Level On '264'

    Reviews | Dec 18, 2023, 2:50 AM PST

    Blu Tries To Reconcile With His Roots On Nottz-Produced 'Afrika'

    Blu Tries To Reconcile With His Roots On Nottz-Produced 'Afrika'

    Reviews | Dec 16, 2023, 3:11 AM PST

    Sampha Finds His Peace On 'Lahai'

    Sampha Finds His Peace On 'Lahai'

    Reviews | Oct 27, 2023, 8:12 AM PDT

    Jorja Smith 'Falling Or Flying' Shows Growth & Maturity Despite Some Monotony

    Jorja Smith 'Falling Or Flying' Shows Growth & Maturity Despite Some Monotony

    Reviews | Oct 18, 2023, 7:59 PM PDT

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    Drake's 'For All The Dogs' Is Another Troll Bait Effort That's Quite Mid

    Drake's 'For All The Dogs' Is Another Troll Bait Effort That's Quite Mid

    Reviews | Oct 9, 2023, 3:25 PM PDT

    Teezo Touchdown Tries To Tell You He's Quirky Rather Than Show It On 'How Do You Sleep At Night?'

    Teezo Touchdown Tries To Tell You He's Quirky Rather Than Show It On 'How Do You Sleep At Night?'

    Reviews | Sep 7, 2023, 9:10 PM PDT

    Wakai Unleashes His Anguish On Moving 'Some People Scream, Some People Talk'

    Wakai Unleashes His Anguish On Moving 'Some People Scream, Some People Talk'

    Reviews | Aug 31, 2023, 4:15 PM PDT

    REASON Makes A Case For Why TDE Should Value Him On 'Porches'

    REASON Makes A Case For Why TDE Should Value Him On 'Porches'

    Reviews | Aug 19, 2023, 9:23 AM PDT

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    King Von Still Sounds Sharp, But The Well Begins To Run Dry On Posthumous Album 'Grandson'

    King Von Still Sounds Sharp, But The Well Begins To Run Dry On Posthumous Album 'Grandson'

    Reviews | Aug 11, 2023, 8:40 AM PDT

    The Weeknd 'The Idol' Suffers Similar Pitfalls As The Show

    The Weeknd 'The Idol' Suffers Similar Pitfalls As The Show

    Reviews | Jul 20, 2023, 12:20 PM PDT

    Rylo Rodriguez Earns His Flowers Despite Some Hiccups On 'Been One'

    Rylo Rodriguez Earns His Flowers Despite Some Hiccups On 'Been One'

    Reviews | Jul 18, 2023, 12:58 PM PDT

    Janelle Monae Delivers A Summer Jam Of Sexual Liberation On 'The Age Of Pleasure'

    Janelle Monae Delivers A Summer Jam Of Sexual Liberation On 'The Age Of Pleasure'

    Reviews | Jun 21, 2023, 11:34 AM PDT

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    Lil Durk 'Almost Healed' Wants To Be Accepted By Everyone But Satisfies No One

    Lil Durk 'Almost Healed' Wants To Be Accepted By Everyone But Satisfies No One

    Reviews | May 30, 2023, 9:05 AM PDT

    Kaytranada & Amine 'Kaytraminé' Serves As Summery Pop Rap Jams & Not Much Else

    Kaytranada & Amine 'Kaytraminé' Serves As Summery Pop Rap Jams & Not Much Else

    Reviews | May 26, 2023, 10:56 AM PDT

    Daniel Caesar's Bid For Forgiveness Makes For Solid Music On 'Never Enough'

    Daniel Caesar's Bid For Forgiveness Makes For Solid Music On 'Never Enough'

    Reviews | May 17, 2023, 10:33 AM PDT

    Redveil Runs Into Growing Pains Trying A More Carefree Sound On 'playing w/ fire'

    Redveil Runs Into Growing Pains Trying A More Carefree Sound On 'playing w/ fire'

    Reviews | May 11, 2023, 11:48 PM PDT

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    DefPrez Detail The Harsh Reality Of Making Independent Art On 'It’s Always A Time Like This'

    DefPrez Detail The Harsh Reality Of Making Independent Art On 'It’s Always A Time Like This'

    Reviews | May 9, 2023, 4:08 PM PDT

    Larry June & Alchemist 'The Great Escape' Flaunts A Familiar Blueprint That Works

    Larry June & Alchemist 'The Great Escape' Flaunts A Familiar Blueprint That Works

    Reviews | Apr 7, 2023, 12:16 PM PDT

    Kirby & Donald Glover 'Swarm EP' Misses The Mark As Satire, But Sounds OK As A Fake Beyoncé Album

    Kirby & Donald Glover 'Swarm EP' Misses The Mark As Satire, But Sounds OK As A Fake Beyoncé Album

    Reviews | Mar 28, 2023, 3:13 PM PDT

    Musiq Soulchild & Hit-Boy Lack Chemistry On Misfire 'Victims & Villians'

    Musiq Soulchild & Hit-Boy Lack Chemistry On Misfire 'Victims & Villians'

    Reviews | Mar 23, 2023, 12:21 PM PDT