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The Diplomats – Diplomatic Immunity (Throwback Thursday Review)

A crown jewel of the early 00s, the album by The Diplomats has remained a staple of NY hip hop. With multiple classics across a double album along with plenty…

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Method Man – Tical (Wu Wednesday Review)

One of the most unique voices to ever grace hip hop, Method Man’s Tical always remained the most underrated of the Wu Tang solo albums. It may have the massive…

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Lil Baby – It’s Only Me (Review)

Lil Baby’s return shows marginal improvement. While his previous effort on My Turn felt like the victory lap, this feels like a look down from the top. Comfortable in his…

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G Herbo – Survivor’s Remorse (Review)

While G Herbo has been a mainstay of Chicago drill and popular hiphop since 2014’s landmark mixtape Welcome to Fazoland, he was always a man apart from his peers. He…

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SaySoTheMac & K7TheFinesser – Finesse Her If I SaySo (Review)

Teaming up with K7TheFinesser, SaySoTheMac quickly returns to deliver another short EP after his most recent album. A member of the Stinc Team, SaySo’s bars are abundant, yet his flow…

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Open Mike Eagle – Component System with the Auto Reverse (Review)

The art rap scene has always existed nebulously in the grey area between hardcore, old school rhymes and deeply personal allegory. From an early barrage of flows and smack talk…

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Chinx – CR5 (Throwback Thursday Review)

One of the brightest stars of the NY rap scene was carrying the legacy of those before & pushing its sound further. Building on the sound laid out by pioneers…

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UnoTheActivist – Limbus 3 (Review)

Carefully growing his catalog, UnoTheActivist decided he would end his career with the final album in the Limbus series. Whether he stays true to this is yet to be seen,…

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Kankan – Way2geeked (Review)

After much teasing with various EPs & collabs, Kankan returns with a proper full length. Slowly building his catalog, his growth could be felt in retrospection. The production became more…

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ICYTWAT – Siddhi World (Review)

When ICYTWAT picked up the mic, it was recommendable to put it down. Trading his usually clean production for the new murkier sound was initially jarring as well. Yet, with…

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Billy Woods & Messiah Musik – Church (Review)

There’s something communal about smoking together; On fire escapes and stoops as cars and trains whiz by, shouts and shots in the distance, you pass it around in a uniting,…

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A.B.N. – It Is What It Is (Throwback Thursday Review)

Trae Tha Truth & Z-Ro are easily some of the iconic artists to have come from the Texas hip hop scene. Both with classics within each of their own solo…