Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes

Review: Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ is a Gorgeous Panorama of the Modern-Day Black Woman

By Yoh | Posted September 21, 2017
The Roc Nation emcee's new album, 'Laila’s Wisdom' is the black soul sister that hip-hop has been missing.

Macklemore’s ‘Gemini’ is as Refreshing, Imperfect & Conflicted as the Artist Himself

By Matt Wilhite | Posted September 21, 2017
True to the album's title, Macklemore's newest full-length album sans Ryan Lewis heads down divergent paths.

Knox Fortune’s ‘Paradise’ Perfectly Captures the Final Days of Summer (Review)

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 21, 2017
The goal of the debut album: to distill your musical identity. In that sense, 'Paradise' might be perfect.

Review: Daniel Caesar’s Soulful Debut ‘Freudian’ Will Make You Melt

By Yoh | Posted August 29, 2017
"Daniel Caesar may not inspire a newfound faith in God, but 'Freudian' will make you believe in love."

Review: A$AP Mob’s ‘Cozy Tapes Vol. 2: Too Cozy’ is One Slipper Less Cozy Than the Original

By Brendan V | Posted August 25, 2017
A$AP Mob's new album is still a good time but tries to add too much to its predecessor.

Lil Uzi Vert ‘Luv Is Rage 2’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted August 25, 2017
I enjoyed that much more than expected.

Action Bronson ‘Blue Chips 7000’ Cheat Code Album Review

By Bryan Kalbrosky | Posted August 25, 2017
Bronson's long-awaited latest picks up right where he left off—for better and for worse.

Review: Dave East’s ‘Paranoia’ is a Necessary Pit Stop On the Road to His Debut

By Ryan "SamuRy" Payan | Posted August 21, 2017
It's not the debut we've been waiting for, but Dave East sounds more focused than ever.

A$AP Ferg ‘Still Striving’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted August 18, 2017
Ferg has the style and charisma to be a superstar, but 'Still Striving' features too many guests and not enough Ferg.

Sean Price ‘Imperius Rex’ Cheat Code Album Review

By CineMasai | Posted August 8, 2017
As the last will and testament for an underground champion, 'Imperius Rex' is the complete picture of Sean P.—for better and for worse.

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