Hip Hop Reviews

Review: Griselda's "WWCD" Is Harder Than Concrete Wrapped In Iron — Minus The Eminem Feature

The Buffalo heavyweights delivered.

Review: Dave East Proves Only The Strong Are Fit For 'Survival'

The Harlem rapper's long-await debut doesn't disappoint.

Review: Alchemist & Action Bronson Dish Out Satisfying Collaborative EP 'Lamb Over Rice'

Fans of "Rare Chandeliers" rejoice! Alchemist continues to find the craziest samples.

Review: The Game Jogs Through A Marathon On 'Born 2 Rap'

Retreading for too much of a decent thing.

Review: Rockie Fresh Arrives Late With With His Studio Debut 'Destination'

A studio debut that arrived too late.

Review: The 'Queen & Slim' Soundtrack Is Inconsistent But Brutally Beautiful

The hit film's backdrop is stark, sad, and sonically sound.

Review: 03 Greedo & Kenny Beats’ 'Netflix & Deal' Is A Series Of Unfinished Thoughts

A few worthy channels. A few skips.

Review: Rod Wave Limits His Own Potential On 'Ghetto Gospel'

Undercooked production and themes block a captivating voice.

Review: Onyx & Snowgoons Connect Like Lego Blocks For 'SnowMads' LP

The USG heavyweights end 2019 on a high note.

Review: Stalley's Thoughtful 'Reflection Of Self: The Head Trip' Is Strictly For His Fans

A hit-and-miss affair that works best for Stalley’s true supporters.

Review: Guapdad 4000's 'Dior Deposits' Is A Spotty But Enjoyable Release

The project tops off a breakout year for the Oakland native.

Review: Kash Doll Abandons Her Cuteness On Cutthroat 'Stacked' Album

Seventeen songs for the bo$$ ass bitch in all of us.

Review: Jay Park & Hit-Boy 'This Wasn’t Supposed To Happen' Is A Positive Career Step

Not a perfect project but it still packs playlist power.

Review: Tory Lanez' 'Chixtape 5' Is A Decent Sonic Love Letter To '00s R&B

A fleeting glimpse of nostalgia.

Review: DJ Premier Raises Gang Starr's Stock With 'One Of The Best Yet'

Salute the chain and the star logo.

Review: Earl Sweatshirt's 'Feet Of Clay' Is High-Brow & Abstract Art Rap

A good grating.

Review: Summer Walker Delivers Beautiful Authenticity With Her Sultry Debut "Over It"

R&B album of the year?

Review: Kembe X Successfully Grapples With His Demons On 'I Was Depressed Until I Made This'

The three years away led to immense improvement.

Review: “HARRIETT” Finds Damani Nkosi & Ill Camille Finding Freedom Through Funky Sermons

The duo provides some of the best lyrical exchanges one will hear all year on top of dense beats loosely flowing between various forms of jazz and Hip Hop traditions.

Review: Radamiz Bleeds Honesty On Payday Debut "Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes"

Much like his rap name (a stylized version of his government name, Radhames), there are no gimmicks here.

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