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Jay Z ‘4:44’: Review

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13 can be looked at as an unlucky number if your superstitious, but being on his 13th studio album, Jay Z proves that he makes his own luck continuing to cement himself as an MC and Mogul in rap. In ‘4:44’ we see Jay Z

Vince Staples ‘Big Fish Theory’: Review

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If you don’t know who Vince Staples is by now, you might as well join Dennis Rodman on his next trip to North Korea. The Long Beach rapper has been on an existential tear since his 2014 Def Jam debut Hell Can Wait. He’s also

DJ Khaled ‘Grateful’: Review

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“What does DJ Khaled actually do?”—it’s an age old question in music. The Snapchat king hasn’t really produced a song since his 2010 hit “All I Do Is Win,” and he’s still never rapped or sung a song himself (“All I Do Is Win” featured

2 Chainz ‘Pretty Girls Like Trap Music’: Review

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With 16 tracks on his new release,  I waited patiently to see if 2 Chainz really knew what the pretty girls wanted on “Pretty Girls Like Trap Music”. Going into this, I assumed this may be a more “Luv Them Strippers”-“Birthday Song” 2 Chainz but

Bryson Tiller ‘True to Self’: Review

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R&B artist Bryson Tiller surprised fans this Thursday by releasing his sophomore album ‘True to Self’ a month early for it’s initial June 23rd release date. It’s a shame when a prosperous artist leaves people (like me) drowned in expectations and the album becomes “meh…”

Lil Yachty ‘Teenage Emotions’: Review

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Lil Yachty has incited a battle between the past and the future. Many of the older hip hop fans that look up to the basic household names of 90s hip hop, such as 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G, and Nas, reject Lil Yachty. They claim Lil Boat disgraces

Wale ‘Shine’: Review

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Wale has made a name for himself over the years as the poetic rapper from D.C. who is passionate about his craft. He first gained buzz with the release of his mixtape Paint a Picture in 2005. Since then he has joined Maybach Music and

Migos Drop The Video For ‘Get Right Witcha’

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When the ‘T-Shirt‘ video dropped in the lead up to Culture. Migos showed they could make some dope conceptual videos. The Native American style stayed throughout the video while mixing in other elements. ‘Get Right Witcha’ takes the opposite approach. The video starts off with a

Gorillaz ‘Humanz’: Review

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Art does not exist in a vacuum, because artists are processors of the world around them. Hidden behind four cartoon avatars designed by illustrator Jamie Hewlett, Damon Albarn ended up investing and countering his own nationalistic Britpop manifesto through Gorillaz in the two-year-olds: his voice

Kendrick Lamar ‘DAMN’: Review

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Before we start, let’s address that just because Kendrick Lamar’s brought Rihanna, Greg Kurstin, U2 and Mile WiLL-Made It into the picture it doesn’t make this new album any less worthy of his 2015’s To Pimp A Butterfly. It just means he used a different

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