HipHopDx Reviews

Review: Kevin Gates' "Chained To The City" Proves His Shackles Are Rust-Free

The post-prison run begins.

Review: Too Short's "The Sex Tape Playlist" Can't Mask Its Throwaway Intentions

Uncle Short Dog needs to stop fuckin' around and give us a real project.

Review: Preme Checks Off All The Boxes On Star-Studded "Light Of Day"

Although it completely sounds 2018 Spotify playlist stuffing, the LP does pack some heat.

Review: Junglepussy Is Rap’s Molly Carter On The Groovy "Jp3"

Lyrical liberation for the libido.

Review: Chris Orrick's "Portraits" Packs Cathartic Qualities But Wallows Too Hard

Most importantly, it’s a sincere mark of the growth that has happened to the Michigan rapper since his Red Pill days.

Review: Royce Da 5'9's "Book Of Ryan" Is A Pensive Graphic Novel

After all these years, ladies and gentlemen, meet Mr. Montgomery.

Review: BlocBoy JB’s Charisma Carries "Simi" Despite Limited Mic Skills

Even with an overwhelming 18 tracks, the Memphis rapper offers up plenty of playlist power.

Review: Styles P's "G-Host" Sounds Exactly Like A Styles P Album Should

New Holiday styles for Hip Hop heads.

Review: King Combs Packs Plenty Of OG Bad Boy Flavor On Debut Mixtape, “90’s Baby”

Diddy's son is onward to big things — lyrically and financially.

Review: YoungBoy Never Broke Again's "Until Death Call My Name" Is Flawed Yet Honest AF

His inability to stay out of trouble is holding him back from rap stardom.

Review: Janelle Monáe's “Dirty Computer” Basks In Sexual Liberation But Stumbles On Execution

She's not in Kansas anymore.

Review: Pac Div’s "1st Baptist" Ultimately Feels Like A Warm-Up

This comeback will get lost in the shuffle of 2018 no matter if you're a new listener or longtime fan.

Review: Young Thug’s Star-Studded “Hear No Evil” Lacks Discipline & Focus

Nicki Minaj, Lil Uzi Vert and 21 Savage couldn't help to make any classic material.

Review: Smoke DZA’s “Not For Sale” Offers Modern Takes On Vintage Hip Hop

A new and improved same 'ol Kush God package. An interesting effort.

Review: Jim Jones' "Wasted Talent" Is CPR For Traditional NYC Rap

Say that then.

Review: Jean Grae & Quelle Chris' "Everything's Fine" Is Society's Reality Check

The power couple for Hip Hop heads delivers the goods.

Review: Flatbush Zombies' "Vacation In Hell" Is A Long, Dank Night Romp

Anyone down for a warped, kaleidoscopic trip? This album is your gateway drug.

Review: J. Cole’s “KOD” Is One Of The Most Important Rap Albums Ever

J. Cole has a gift for turning tears into teaching tools and his latest is a concise, leather-bound audiobook of invaluable life direction goals.

Review: EJ Carter Crafts Multiple Earworms On “5800”

A great intro to a hungry St. Louis rapper.

Review: Del The Funky Homosapien & Amp Live Humbly Hit Their Stride On "Gate 13"

Del lives up to his name in this bouncy collaboration with the Bay Area producer.

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