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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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Nas – Daughters

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Wiz Khalifa – Taylor Allderdice

A nice return to form for Wiz Khalifa here. His major label debut Rolling Papers actually got some decent reviews, but for fans who were introduced to Wiz through his mixtapes like Kush and OJ  it fell short.  I don’t think I have listened to it since the first week it dropped.  I also wonder [...]

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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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When is Big KRIT Dropping a New Album?

Big KRIT has dropped strong album of the year contenders the past 2 years.  In fact both of his past mixtapes (which feature all original production and no DJ drops so I consider them albums)  have been in my top 2 of the past 2 years. In 2010 Bit KRIT dropped Krit Wuz Here and [...]

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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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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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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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