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We’ve Partnered With TIDAL to Bring Back Our “Bless The Booth” Freestyle Series

By DJ Z | Posted October 4, 2017
Fresh off the release of 'Laila’s Wisdom,' Roc Nation emcee Rapsody is first up.
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Young Guru Lists 5 Gender-Neutral Criteria for Judging an Emcee

By DJ Z | Posted September 27, 2017
Aspiring rappers, pay attention.
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Stop Calling Rapsody the “Female Kendrick”

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 25, 2017
'Laila's Wisdom' is not "girl 'To Pimp a Butterfly.'"

Report Card: Rapsody Is Divine, Young Thug Is Wonderfully Eccentric, Wu-Tang Back?

By Yoh | Posted September 22, 2017
And A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie doesn’t make much noise.

Covered: Visual Artist pvtso Breaks Down Rapsody’s ‘Laila’s Wisdom’ Cover

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted September 22, 2017
"The more I got to know Rapsody the person, the more confident I became of my own abilities and ideas."

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.

Report Card: Rapsody Brings the Funk, Post Malone Remains a Rockstar, Steve Lacy is Loud

By Yoh | Posted September 15, 2017
And Lorde forms a star-studded, worthwhile musical alliance.

“My Lane is Life Music”: A Candid Conversation with Rapsody

By Yoh | Posted September 15, 2017
Rapsody's Roc Nation debut is years in the making and ready to soundtrack your Sunday-through-Thursday.

Rapsody Just Received the Ultimate Co-Sign from Busta Rhymes

By DJ Z | Posted September 5, 2017
"The best album...from top to bottom in its entirety that I've probably [heard] in the last 10 years."
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5 Overlooked Albums That Turn 5 This Year

By Andy James | Posted April 21, 2017
2012 was a good year in hip-hop.