"MartyrLoserKing" is a protest album for the modern age.
The main issue with Anesthesia is that throughout the listen, it seems to be having an identity crisis.
Adhering to his hustler credo is when Gillie shines the brightest, but the Philly emcee falls short of marshalling all of his charisma over the course of the entire LP.
Building on a healthy wave of spacey, topical music, Evermore: The Art of Duality continues the Brooklyn twosomes string of thought provoking, challenging Hip Hop.
Each song drills deeper into the listener as The Internet's "Ego Death" illuminates the longing in us all.
Teaming up with Bronze Nazareth seems to have reawakened Canibus, as he raps with renewed vitality over textured production.
"Empire" is a bold body of work, with Derek Minor applying message to a form that can appear nihilistic.
"Never Left" is blue-collar and honest, showing flashes of diversity while remaining distinctly New York at its core.
"Carry On Tradition" is an admirable album from a producer that has conjured his dream, and created a project worthy of praise.
The Other Guys weave traditional boom-bap beats around Von Pea's imaginative lyrical narratives.