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Review: Roy Woods’ "Say Less" Is An Uninterrupted Rap&B Deep Dive

Another rainy-day soundtrack coming straight out of the OVO Sound camp.

Review: KXNG Crooked's "Good Vs. Evil II: The Red Empire" Drains The Swamp

The Slaughterhouse rep lyrically shreds everything in his path, including his own beats.

Review: Kendrick Lamar's "DAMN." Collector's Edition Lessens Original's Intensity

But the story gets a tad bit darker. If you're into that kind of thing.

Review: Juicy J's "Rubba Band Business: The Album" — Not Mixtape Equivalent But Solid

A dynamite trilogy can be hard to pull off.

Review: Statik Selektah's "8" Relies On 36 Features & 1 Boom-Bap Sound

Run The Jewels, 2 Chainz, Wiz Khalifa, Prodigy, Sean Price, Raekwon, Curren$y, Action Bronson, B-Real and The LOX are just a handful of guests who appear on the album.

Review: Big Sean & Metro Boomin's "Double Or Nothing" Takes An L Without Bouncin' Back

Don't trust this album. Especially the terrible punchlines.

Review: G Perico's "2 Tha Left" Makes (Most Of) The Right Moves

Shit don't stop.

Review: Z-Ro Proves There's Gas Left In The Tank On "Codeine"

The Mo City Don's short retirement is an early Christmas present.

Review: Kodak Black’s "Project Baby 2: All Grown Up (Deluxe)" Pulls Its Emotional Punch

#KodakBack, but without much substance.

Review: Hopsin Trips Over His Own Excuses On "No Shame"

Marcus’ latest is the pity party of the year.

Review: "State Of Mind 2" Finds Dizzy Wright Zoning At His Zenith

The Still Movin MC gets the job done with a surprise album — the same day Hopsin dropped his.

Review: Dave East Has Money On His Mind On "KARMA" & Not Much Else

The C.R.E.A.M. motto is alive and well.

Review: Fabolous & Jadakiss' "Friday On Elm Street" Is Frighteningly Muddled

Jadakiss and Fabolous may be certified NYC rap royalty, and the album certainly reaffirms their rapping ability, but the broader Freddy vs. Jason theme is never really defined or explored.

Review: Rexx Life Raj's "Father Figure 2: Flourish” Is Bars, Ballads & Breeziness

Simply put, "Father Figure 2: Flourish" is a great album made by an artist that is just getting started.

Review: Philthy Rich's "Sem God" Slaps But Could've Been A Mollywhop

It's a plug conversation that everyone might not be hip to.

Review: Stalley's Rejuvenated & Free On "Tell The Truth: Shame The Devil - Vol. 1"

Hopping out the Maybach and into his Chevy for his most aggressive project to date.

Review: "Catch These Vibes" Pushes PnB Rock From The Confines Of His Comfort Zone

The vibes are caught ... with A LOT of help from his friends.

Review: Jaden Smith’s Creativity Bathes In Complexity On “SYRE”

With only two guest spots from A$AP Rocky and Raury, the Fresh Prince's heir expertly carries his unpredictable 17-track debut.

Review: T-Pain Returns In The Zone But Doesn't Dominate With “OBLiViON”

While everything works, it doesn't always feel creative or fresh.

Review: Talib Kweli Delivers Political Static On "Radio Silence"

The tenured MC delivers one of his most relevant projects.

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