Best and Worst of 2022: Hip-Hop Edition

After a rebounding year in 2021 from the COVID-19 pandemic, many expected that 2022 would be tough to follow up. However, 2022 delivered some amazing rap albums that will become staples in history for years to come. There were some unlikely collaborations, surprise releases, and overall some of the best albums of the decade. EvenContinue reading “Best and Worst of 2022: Hip-Hop Edition”

Best and Worst of 2021: Hip-Hop Edition

After a stale 2020, a slew of major recording artists came out of hiding to release a bevy of music they’ve been hoarding making 2021 one of the best years for music in a very long time, especially in the hip-hop/rap genre. Some albums hit the mark perfectly and others missed drastically. However, regardless ofContinue reading “Best and Worst of 2021: Hip-Hop Edition”

Young Thug – Punk, Album Review

Atlanta’s doer of all things, Young Thug, is back with his second studio album, Punk. This comes three years after his first, So Much Fun, but Thugger has been more than active in the music industry since that gap. He executively produced the release of Slime Language 2, a collaboration album with the members of his record label,Continue reading “Young Thug – Punk, Album Review”

Meek Mill – Expensive Pain, Album Review

Philadelphia’s own, Meek Mill, is back after a three-year hiatus to bring the fans his newest LP, Expensive Pain. His last album, Championships, was dedicated to the Eagles finally winning their first Superbowl in early 2018. Championships had a lot of positives surrounding its content. “Going Bad” was a hit with a quality Drake feature that seems harder to find byContinue reading “Meek Mill – Expensive Pain, Album Review”

Drake- Certified Lover Boy, Album Review

After a nine-month wait from its original announcement, Toronto’s own, Drake, has finally released Certified Lover Boy. This album has been teased for months but it wasn’t till a week later after Kanye released Donda that Drake would finally publish the album. This conspiracy bounced around on the internet for weeks that either did not want to dropContinue reading “Drake- Certified Lover Boy, Album Review”

Kanye West- Donda, Album Review

After more than a year since its original announcement, Kanye West, now legally known as Ye, has finally released the highly anticipated album Donda. Of course, the process for this album to be released was filled with nothing but drama, but that is simply how Kanye will roll for any album release. Leading up to thisContinue reading “Kanye West- Donda, Album Review”

Trippie Redd- Trip at Knight, Album Review

One of the most popular artists from the SoundCloud department, Trippie Redd, has returned with his fourth studio LP, Trip at Knight. This comes as a sequel to his 2018 debut studio album, Life’s a Trip. This also comes as a somewhat quick turnaround to his last album, Pegasus, which was released less than a year ago in October 2020. Pegasus wasContinue reading “Trippie Redd- Trip at Knight, Album Review”

Pop Smoke- Faith, Album Review

While remembering the life of Bashar Barakah Jackson, better known by his stage name, Pop Smoke, after he was tragically shot in Los Angeles after revealing his current address on a Facebook live, Republic Records believed that they had enough material to release a second posthumous album. His first, Shoot for the Stars Aim for theContinue reading “Pop Smoke- Faith, Album Review”

Vince Staples- Vince Staples, Album Review

Long Beach rapper, Vince Staples, has returned with his self-titled fourth full-length LP Vince Staples after a three-year layoff since his last album, FM!, which was released back in 2018. FM! brought a radio-style with some interesting dark elements to the album. But it seems that the style from FM! wasn’t going to be followed up based on some of theContinue reading “Vince Staples- Vince Staples, Album Review”

Tyler, the Creator – CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, Album Review

Tyler Gregory Okonma aka Tyler, the Creator is back again after a typical two-year layoff with his seventh full-length album, CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST. This album was highly anticipated after his last album IGOR, which earned him Rap Album of the Year at the Grammys in 2020. Many fans wondered what exactly Tyler’s approachContinue reading “Tyler, the Creator – CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST, Album Review”