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J. Cole

CHARTWATCH: J. Cole Hits #1 With RocNation Debut; Wayne Hangs Around Top 10; The Throne Go Platinum

In what is sure to be an unforgettable and cherished moment for the North Carolina native, RocNation rapper J. Cole moved over 200,000 copies of his debut album, Cole World: The Sideline Story (RocNation), in the week since its release. The official SoundScan numbers put the album at 217,324 albums sold. Coming hot off the… Read more »



Emilio Rojas:Life Without Shame

Rating: 9 / 10 Since Emilio Rojas’ impressive mixtape with DJ Green Lantern and his show-stealing flow on Laws’ “Hold You Down Remix” alongside Big K.R.I.T., he’s been slowly trying to develop a buzz to make a name for himself. Although the aforementioned mixtape,The Natural, was solid, it left something to be desired as far… Read more »



Review: B.o.B.: No Genre

Grammy nominations are not slowing B.o.B. up. The Atlanta rapper has released his highly anticipated mixtape, No Genre. The fruitful blessing offers appearances by Wiz Khalifa, Yung Dre, CyHi Da Pryce and Bun B and production by Quincy Jones, Kanye West, Jim Jonsin and others. This is a Christmas gift wrapped inside of a 16h… Read more »



Review: T.I. : No Mercy

Rating: 7.5 / 10 T.I’s latest album, No Mercy, is his first studio release since his prison release.  The album comes at and important period in his career since the ATL trap rapper found himself back behind bars shortly after getting out.  T.I worked tirelessly to rebuild his image through his philanthropy, movies and other… Read more »



Reviews: 1982, Jay Rock, Kid Daytona

1982 (Statik Selektah and Termanology): FreEPRating: 7.5 / 10 After originally only being available after proof of purchase, Statik Selektah and Termanology have decided to let loose the 1982 Free EP for Hip-Hop fans to enjoy. Featuring nine original tracks, this additional project feels just as strong as the original 1982 album, with strong verses… Read more »