Creating a renaissance of lyrical talent out of Queens, Action Bronson has blessed us with his presence. With previous work with beat smith Statik Selektah (Well Done) and legend Alchemist (Rare Chandeliers) he has garnered respect for emphasis on lyrics with beats to back it up. That being said, the sequel to the excellent Blue… Read more »
Reviews / Music
[VIDEO] EARLY REVIEW OF MMLP2!
Houston’s Fitzgerald’s is not for the average fan. Slightly cramped and gritty, a concert here is strictly for the die hard fans. Sweat falling from their brows as they push towards the stage to spit along with their favorite artist. On Wednesday, October 23rd, this same crowd pushed in and eagerly lifted Emilio Rojas as… Read more »
BLU AND NOTTZ BRING THE LYRICS AND THE BEATS WITH NEW LP!
Earl Sweatshirt Delivers B+ Art Project: “Doris” Album Review
AHH Reviews No Malice’s debut album
I’ll always wonder what affect the exploding watch debacle had on the new Ace Hood album, Trials & Tribulations. Just as his street banger, “Bugatti” was taking him over the top, that damn watch lost its bezel on BET in front of millions. Did it affect the perception of Ace Hood, who has toiled through… Read more »
REVIEW: JAY-Z’S MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL
Jon Connor’s new release, Unconscious State, is 22 tracks in length. It’s a lot to take in. And in the hands of many, it could result in an album as seemingly cluttered as its cover art. However, in this case, everything is all very necessary and simply an indication that few stones will be left… Read more »
PRE-REVIEW OF JAY-Z’S MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL
Statik Selektah Enlists Heavy Spitters for Latest LP But Does It Work?
A-YO! LISTEN TO WALE’S ALBUM – EARLY!
AHH REVIEW: J. COLE’S BORN SINNER
YEEZUS: THE REVIEW IS HERE!
Longtime Collaborators Alchemist and Prodigy Reunite with New LP
“You waited 13 years, what’s two more hours.”-Questlove The perpetually jovial Hip-Hop historian/drummer/everything Questlove said this around 11 pm to hundreds of people who had been standing in sardine formation for hours waiting for a 9pm show to start. Mick Boogie did an exceptional job entertaining the near riotous crowd with an expert blend of… Read more »
The Fox Theatre was alive with the sounds of classic songs like “Money Ain’t a Thang” (JD & Jay-Z), “Jump” (Kris Kross), “Yeah” (Usher, Ludacris, Lil Jon), “Who Can I Run To” (Xscape), “I Gotta Be” (Jagged Edge), “Welcome to Atlanta” (JD, Ludacris), “Give It 2 U” (Da Brat), “I Think They Like Me” (Dem… Read more »
Understatement of the Year Warning: Fans have been waiting over a year for Pusha T’s follow-up to the well-received Fear of God and Fear of God II: Let Us Pray. His latest mixtape, Wrath of Caine arrived hours late and that was enough to make folks on Twitter go mad. Finally, after all the anticipation, AllHipHop is… Read more »
Gangster Squad, which takes us back to the 40’s/early 50’s in the city of Los Angeles when Mickey Cohan controlled the West Coast crime scene. The movie opens up with a “based on a true story” tag which is an automatic red flag that the writers have taken great liberties with the true actual story…. Read more »
ALBUM REVIEW: T.I.’S “TROUBLE MAN: HEAVY IS THE HEAD”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: YOUNG JEEZY’S “ITS THA WORLD”
ALBUM REVIEW: BIG BOI’S “VICIOUS LIES AND DANGEROUS RUMORS”
ALBUM REVIEW: GAME’S “JESUS PIECE”
ALBUM REVIEW: FREEWAY’S “DIAMOND IN THE RUFF”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: FABOLOUS’ “SOUL TAPE 2”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: JOE BUDDEN’S “A LOOSE QUARTER”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: ACTION BRONSON & THE ALCHEMIST’S “RARE CHANDELIERS”
ALBUM REVIEW: TERMANOLOGY AND LIL FAME’S “FIZZYOLOGY”
ALBUM REVIEW: SAIGON’S “GREATEST STORY NEVER TOLD 2: BREAD AND CIRCUSES”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: CURREN$Y’S “PRIEST ANDRETTI”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: FREEWAY’S “FREEDOM OF SPEECH”
ALBUM REVIEW: SEAN PRICE’S “MIC TYSON”
ALBUM REVIEW: MEEK MILL’S “DREAMS AND NIGHTMARES”
ALBUM REVIEW: XZIBIT’S “NAPALM”
ALBUM REVIEW: DJ DRAMA’S “QUALITY STREET MUSIC”
STRONG ARM STEADY ROCKIN’ STEADY AND SETTING STANDARDS IN THE WEST
ALBUM REVIEW: LUPE FIASCO’S “FOOD & LIQUOR II: THE GREAT AMERICAN RAP ALBUM PT. 1”
MOS DEF (YASIIN BEY) AND TALIB KWELI REUNITE AS BLACK STAR IN L.A. AND HIP-HOP ENSUES!
If you’re familiar with the Hip-Hop scene in Philadelphia, then you should be familiar with Dice Raw. As the principal collaborator and writer for The Roots, the Grammy-winning MC has been cranking out dope rhymes for quite some time, but with the release of his latest project, The Greatest Rapper Never: The Mixtapes Vol. 1,… Read more »
ALBUM REVIEW: LECRAE’S “GRAVITY”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: BIG SEAN’S “DETROIT”
REVIEW: DOES RAPSODY MARK THE OFFICIAL RETURN OF THE NON-NICKI FEMCEES?
ALBUM REVIEW: SLAUGHTERHOUSE’S LONG-AWAITED “WELCOME TO: OUR HOUSE”
MIXTAPE REVIEW: SLAUGHTERHOUSE’S “ON THE HOUSE”
ALBUM REVIEW: DJ KHALED’S “KISS THE RING”
SO, WHAT’S THE WORD ON 2 CHAINZ’ “BASED ON A T.R.U. STORY”? CHECK THE REVIEW HERE
ALBUM REVIEW: IS HIT-BOY’S “HITstory” A HIT FOR G.O.O.D. MUSIC?
ALBUM REVIEW: RICK ROSS’ “GOD FORGIVES, I DON’T”
REVIEW: “LIFE IS GOOD” FOR NAS…SO IS HE BACK??
REVIEW: 50 CENT’S “5 (MURDER BY NUMBERS)” – SO, DOES HE “KILL” THE COMPETITION?
BROOKLYN’S JOEY BADA$$ HAS A WINNER WITH HIS “1999” – READ THE REVIEW!
HERE’S THE REVIEW OF WAKA FLOCKA FLAME’S “TRIPLE F LIFE” – NOW, WHAT’S YOUR TAKE?
JET LIFE TAKES OFF! CHECK OUR REVIEW OF CURREN$Y’S “THE STONED IMMACULATE”
DAVID BANNER’S 2M1 MOVEMENT IS PRETTY SMART THINKING…BUT HOW IS HIS ALBUM?
BIG K.R.I.T.’S LONG-AWAITED MAJOR DEBUT IS HERE – CHECK THE “LIVE FROM THE UNDERGROUND” REVIEW!
STATIK SELEKTAH AND TERMANOLOGY ARE “1982” – READ THE REVIEW ON THEIR LATEST MASH-UP!
READ THE REVIEW ON 50 CENT’S “THE LOST TAPE”…IS HE BACK TO HIS OLD SELF?
KILLER MIKE TEAMS UP WITH LP ON “R.A.P. MUSIC” – READ THE REVIEW, LISTEN & LEARN SOMETHING
THE VERDICT IS IN ON LECRAE’S “CHURCH CLOTHES”, AND WE SAY AMEN.