Hip Hop Album & Mixtape Reviews

DJBooth's editors review only the best and most noteworthy new hip hop albums and mixtapes.

Nicki Minaj - The Pinkprint Cover
Album: The Pinkprint
it's an interesting time for Nicki. As much as she went after Rosenberg and insisted that she was deaf to the critics, there's no denying that after the "Nicki Minaj isn't a rapper, she's a pop star"... More
Posted 2 days ago
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PRhyme (DJ Premier & Royce Da 5’9) - PRhyme Cover
Artist: PRhyme
Featuring: DJ Premier | Royce Da 5'9"
Album: PRhyme
There is something so fitting about PRhyme being the last big album of the year. From Cole's latest album to RTJ to everything coming out of Chicago, it seems like hip-hop is in a very experimental stage. There... More
Posted one week ago
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J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive Cover
Artist: J. Cole
[Editor's Note: This is part of our "1 Listen Review" series, a series that's particularly apt here considering it stemmed from Cole's "1 listen reviews are fucking up hip-hop" statement. For the full review and breakdown of... More
Posted one week ago
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Astro - Computer Era Cover
Artist: Astro
Album: Computer Era
We expect teenagers to be lost in a cycle of grades, girls and television garbage, immature and innocent, but when you hear music from young men/women who minds have evolved beyond the stigmas and low expectation, it... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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The Neighbourhood - #000000 & #FFFFFF Cover
Here we have a certified pop group teaming up with the likes YG to create a Gangsta Grillz/ DJ Drama mixtape. I have to say, I am really floored by this sound knowing it's so far out of everyone's comfort zone. From an... More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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Rick Ross - Hood Billionaire Cover
Artist: Rick Ross
If I liked Rick Ross even half as much as I liked making Rick Ross fat jokes, I would be thrilled to review his new album. But I don't so I'm not. Truth be told, real talk, keeping it one hunnid, if it were up to me,... More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica Cover
Album: Cadillactica
Sweet baby jesus hip-hop heads, the moment is finally here! Cadillactica has arrived!! I should be jumping over the moon in a joyous, jubilant celebration. So why do I find myself overcome with anxiety? You know when you... More
Posted one month ago
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Black Milk - If There’s a Hell Below Cover
Artist: Black Milk
Why do I love hip-hop? WHY DO I LOVE HIP-HOP?!? Might as well ask me why the sky is blue or why chicken tastes delicious. Sometimes the stuff closest to us, our daily habits or most common occurrences, are the hardest to... More
Posted one month ago
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Jared Evan & Statik Selektah - Still Blue Cover
Artist: Jared Evan
Featuring: Statik Selektah
Album: Still Blue
Like Darwin, Einstein and that crazy guy on the corner yelling about the apocalypse, I have a theory. A theory so ground breaking, so epic, so ingenious, that it might change the way we all look at the world. Centuries from... More
Posted one month ago
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Run the Jewels - RTJ2 Cover
Album: RTJ2
Over a year ago, Killer Mike and El-P delivered their Run the Jewels album and fucked shit the fuck up. Fuccbois knew the combination wasn't healthy. They took getting list off your fuck list personal. They did... More
Posted one month ago
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