The Griselda Records founder's personality is as golden as his ear for beats.
With all due respect to Hov, Beyoncé is a beast.
'KIDS SEE GHOSTS' sounds like music moving forward.
Meyhem and Muggs seamlessly reignite the core tenets that make hip-hop the most evocative genre of music.
Smith's 'Lost & Found' is not perfect, but its imperfections are captivating.
Every street corner in Tierra Whack’s world leads to a left turn.
Black Thought's consistency is admirable, but in form, it makes the music a bit complacent.
Paige II reminds us that sometimes the worst pain can bring out the best art.
‘JP3’ is grand because Junglepussy makes it so.
“This the type of shit I used to prophesize.”
With 'Good Thing,' Leon Bridges is moving soul forward with a bellied shout.
Slim Jxmmi is like Bruh-man from the fifth floor; you can’t ignore him once he enters.
These aren’t Rae Sremmurd songs with Slim Jxmmi cut off.
In his quest for the crown, Royce has found himself.
"The Post Malone who appears on 'beerbongs & bentleys' is someone I’m struggling to remember."
“Fuck it, I’m gorgeous.”
'Dirty Computer' is Monáe's definitive, crazy, could-be classic, album.
This is as perfect a list as you'll ever see.
Misch’s Dilla and early boom bap influences are on full display.
'Invasion of Privacy' is fun, funny, and fulfilling.
‘Care For Me’ addresses the harrowing reality that nothing is promised and proves Saba as an artist meant to endure.
The Weeknd sheds his pop-star brightness for a return to the late night.
"'Edgewood' proves that finding your voice is not a direct route but a journey of trial and error."
"'PRhyme 2' is yet another dazzling bit of jump roping between title matches, sometimes flashy but always familiar."
‘In the Comfort Of’ is enveloped in prayer, hardship, overcoming, and gorgeous swaths of sound.
The Def Jam MC continues his never-ending identity search on 'Bobby Tarantino II'
Phonte only speaks when he has something to say.
The Chicago rapper has the talent, and now the label backing, to develop into a truly remarkable artist.
'Royalty' is a fitting end to the Dreamville duo's impressive EP trilogy.
This is an album focused on the heat of a movement—both sonic and sociopolitical.
'Everything Is Recorded' is an album about being lonely to your bones when your bones are failing you.
The Dreamville signee has a co-sign from J. Cole, but can he open eardrums?
The Brooklyn MC's latest album is lovingly crafted social commentary delivered by way of jubilant boom bap.
Some legends move in silence, others move with the rain.