Rick Ross – Port Of Miami 2 We’re always a bit wary when a rapper releases an album that name-checks an earlier, successful release. It’s almost as if they are trying to reignite past glories and can be a sign that their last couple of projects didn’t do as well as they hoped. So, when […]

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The Cool Kids & Alchemist – Layups The Cool Kids have been bubbling away since around 2007, releasing music independently and creating a buzz among those in-the-know. It seems like one of the people whose attention they caught is none other than legendary producer, Alchemist, who laced them with all three tracks for this short […]

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Bronx Slang Bronx Slang Bronx duo, Bronx Slang have released their album, ‘Bronx Slang’ and, in doing, have delivered a new take on classic boom-bap era hip-hop. Jerry Beeks and Ollie Miggs are from the old school Bronx hip-hop aesthetic, growing up rhyming in cyphers on the block, and it shows right though the music […]

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Ann Marie – Pretty Psycho R&B newcomer has released her first official album , ‘Pretty Psycho.’ The Chicago singer has pulled together a few names for her debut, including Calboy, Jeremih, Sonta and Q Money. Leading out with the single, ‘Throw It Back,’ Ann Marie’s 11-track release is short and sweet at around […]

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Nas – The Lost Tapes 2 Nas is back with a new ‘The Lost Tapes’ album, 17 years after the original one was released. Of course, he has kept fans topped up with music since then, so this could be an interesting insight into some of the tracks that, for whatever reason, didn’t make the […]

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Big K.R.I.T. – K.R.I.T. Iz Here Big K.R.I.T. is back with his fourth studio album, ‘K.R.I.T. Iz Here.’ The 32-year-old  Meridian, Mississippi-born MC has made a solid name for himself since breaking out in 2005, including a slew of high-profile guest appearances. Therefore, it is no surprise to see his latest, 19-track released littered with […]

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Dreamville and J. Cole – Revenge of The Dreamers III Announced back in January and recorded in just 10 days in Atlanta that same month, ‘Revenge of the Dreamers III’ is the third compilation album from J. Cole’s Dreamville label. Over 100 artists and producers were invited to get involved with the project, but the […]

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DJ Mustard – Perfect Ten While MCs tend to get much of the love in hip-hop, they can’t fly without decent producers. One of the biggest names to come out of L.A. in recent years is DJ Mustard, who is back with his third album, ‘Perfect Ten.’ As expected, the ten-track album is stacked with […]

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Chris Brown – Indigo Chris Brown has done well to hold his career down despite the controversies that have followed his personal life around over the years. However, it is a testament to his talent and appeal that fans just can’t get enough of the 30-year-old Virginia native’s brand of R&B. This is just as […]

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Benny The Butcher – The Plugs I Met Benny The Butcher is back with his first project since 2018’s, ‘Tana Talk 3.’ This 7-track EP has been on the horizon since Benny released the hard-hitting, DJ Shay-produced, ’18 Wheeler,’ ft Pusha T: As well as the butter-smooth, gangsterism of ‘Crowns For Kings,’ featuring the always-on-point […]

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