Hip Hop Albums & Mixtapes

Cozz’s ‘Effected’ Debut Showcases an MC Hurdling Toward Undeniability

By Yoh | Posted February 13, 2018
But even with a co-sign from J. Cole, Cozz isn’t Ali Baba. There’s no magical phrase to open eardrums.

I Have a ‘Crush’ on Ravyn Lenae (And Her New EP)

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted February 9, 2018
Produced by The Internet's Steve Lacy, the project exposes her as a time traveler and a vocal shape-shifter.

‘Black Panther The Album’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted February 9, 2018
This isn't a Kendrick Lamar album, but it's Kendrick Lamar's album.

Rich Brian ‘Amen’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted February 2, 2018
'Amen' has flaws, but it's an amusing debut with music that will slot nicely into both trap rap and melodic pop playlists.

Skyzoo’s ‘In Celebration of Us’ is a Celebration of Black Love and Community

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted February 2, 2018
The Brooklyn MC's latest album is lovingly crafted social commentary delivered by way of jubilant boom bap.

Migos ‘Culture II’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted January 26, 2018
'Culture II' is a bloated test of patience and dedication that avoids the successes of its predecessor.

Evidence’s ‘Weather or Not‘ is a Heartfelt Torrential Downpour (Review)

By Donna-Claire Chesman | Posted January 26, 2018
Some legends move in silence, others move with the rain.

SiR’s Debut Album ‘November’ Is a Sultry Cycle of Love & Loss (Review)

By CineMasai | Posted January 19, 2018
SiR's latest is a trip through the happy and sad pit stops of love, and an impressive next step in his TDE tenure.

Maxo Kream’s ‘Punken’ Is Authentic Trap Music at Its Finest

By Yoh | Posted January 15, 2018
Maxo Kream is the real deal, and 'Punken' is the autobiography that will bring you a bit closer to Houston's most promising prospect.

Quavo & Travis Scott ‘Huncho Jack, Jack Huncho’ 1 Listen Album Review

By Yoh | Posted December 21, 2017
"Despite being a noteworthy moment, this isn't music that will truly stick to your ribs."

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