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Shout Out Pears: 1 Listen Album Review of Rick Ross’ “Hood Billionaire”

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,... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Anderson .Paak’s “Venice”: An Awesome Moments Album Review

2014 has been a bad year for music? Fuck that.   Sure, the beginning of the year was pretty slow, but these last few weeks have been insane. We've had highly anticipated albums, big singles, super racist videos, and... Read More
Posted one week ago
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Take 2 Album Review: Big K.R.I.T.‘s “Cadillactica” & Old Friends

Getting older is hard. Sure, paying rent, health insurance premiums and bills is tough, but the real challenge is forging a new path while not losing touch with your foundations along the way. It's hard to meet up... Read More
Posted 2 weeks ago
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I Got High, Played FIFA & Listened to Jared Evan’s “Still Blue” Album

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... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Big K.R.I.T.‘s “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... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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Black Milk’s “If There’s a Hell Below” Made Me Cry With Hip-Hop Love

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... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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“Live Life 2” & OG Maco’s Move to Avoid One-Hit Wonder Status

Atlanta is stampeding through hip-hop in 2014. It’s like watching a baby boom of unorthodox misfits who are achieving maximum impact with eccentric styles and charismatic personalities. For example: Young Thug,... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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A Hip-Hop Head’s Guide To Enjoying Taylor Swift’s “1989” Album

"What the hell is he doing talking about Taylor Swift on a hip-hop site?!?" I get it. It's weird to think that the guy who is up listening to Run The Jewels at 3 AM is the same guy breaking down "Shake It Off," but here... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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Killer Mike & El-P Fu*ked Sh*t the Fu*k Up Again (A Quasi “Run the Jewels 2” Review)

Photo by Kenny Sun 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 left off your... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Logic’s “Under Pressure” (aka Maybe the Album of the Year)

This almost doesn't feel right.... A one listen review for an album?! I mean, for Gambino, a semi-suprise, low-key mixtape was the perfect one listen review subject, but an album? One that I personally have been... Read More
Posted one month ago
 

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