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Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Review

You know how some people say that “they are rarely at a loss for words…” Well, I am often at a loss of words. Look at my last blog post, how many months ago was that? While being moved to silence is often a sign of something profound happening, when it comes to me, being [...]

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LG – Synth Sounds [REVIEW]

LG is a young rapper out of New Orleans. I had never heard of him until I checked out his EP Cinco based on a friend’s recommendation.  Cinco opens up with a Nas sample (from Belly) – and even though LG is from New Orleans he seems much more Nas than Lil Wayne on that [...]

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Rick Ross – Rich Forever [REVIEW]

Officer Rawse is back Rick Ross dropped his latest mixtape last night: Rich Forever. Once again – he delivers. It is really easy to want to hate Ross.  He showed up out of nowhere talking about the Real Noreaga and it looked like he was a one hit wonder in the making.  I thought Hustlin’ [...]

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Drake – Take Care [REVIEW]

Finally! Drake – Take Care finally leaked. I have a 192kbp rip here, without bonus tracks.  I will share my initial feelings on my first listen.  Don’t cry in comments if I missed a lyric, reference or guest spot.  This is my very first listen so 95% of this album is completely new to me. [...]

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Black Milk & Danny Brown – Black and Brown [REVIEW]

I have been super busy lately, and there have been a couple of releases I really wanted to review, but simply didn’t have the time. This recent EP is one of my fav releases of the year, and while I don’t have the time to review it myself.  Thankfully the world’s biggest music nerd – [...]

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Terius Nash (The Dream) – 1977 [review]

The Dream. I have tried to put a lot of people on to this guys music and was rewarded with comments like “YOU listen to this?” Yes I do – and you should too. The Dream is the man. Possible musical genius? And before you ask it – no I am not joking. The dude [...]

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Lil Wayne: The Carter 4 [REVIEW]

It finally leaked. Lil Wayne with the 4th installment of the Carter series.  The past Carter albums are all pretty good, with the third being my least favorite. Can Weezy bounce back?  We will see. I haven’t let this album sink in fully, so I haven’t heard a lot of the lyrics and don’t know [...]

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The Weeknd: Thursday (REVIEW)

CHYEAH! What a great morning surprise, log onto Facebook – check out my updates and not far down the page – Drake has a link to Weeknd’s latest mixtape – Thursday.  DOWNLOAD HERE I think his mixape earlier in the year is a strong contender for album of the year…can this possibly live up to [...]

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Kanye & Jay-Z: Watch The Throne (REVIEW)

It finally dropped. Jay-Z and Kanye:  Watch The Throne. I have to say – what a crazy job they did on keeping it from leaking.  I think them using the digital only release via iTunes first saved them from leaks.  I am sure a lot of big label albums will do the same now.  it [...]

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Wu-Tang: Legendary Weapons Review

Wu-Tang is for the children. Of all of my young music related memories for some reason Ol’ Dirty Bastard rushing the stage at the Grammy’s is still one of my favorites.  He was right too, Wu-Tang Forever album should have won every award there.  In my opinion that might be the best rap record period, [...]

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