Reviews / Music


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 »



Review: Cassidy – “C.A.S.H.”

Rating: 6/10 With the release of C.A.S.H. (Cass’ A Straight Hustla), this marks Cassidy’s fourth studio album and his first in his newfound record home with Krossover Entertainment, which is run by NBA superstar Carmelo Anthony. Under a new label, Cassidy’s hoping to finally break out with a solid album that can withstand the criticism… Read more »



Dipset West Presents: Sex, Money & Murder (Free Download)

Check out the new EP from the CEO of Dipset West, Omar “Iceman” Sharif. Nine tracks of all original music featuring Dipset West artist Young Hu$tle, Gramz4Sale, Begetz and the Fly Boyz.  Also includes U.N. members Felony Fame and Charlie Clips and Dipset/Top Gunna Hell Rell.  Fueled by the single and video for “Longevity” feat. Young Hustle, shot… Read more »



Hip-Hop Pioneers Gather To Celebrate Zulu Nation, Hip-Hop’s Anniversary

A variety of rap stars paid their respects to The Universal Zulu Nation during the celebration of the organization’s 37th anniversary last weekend in Harlem, New York.Legendary rap luminaries like Big Daddy Kane, Ice-T, The Cold Crush Brothers, Jesse West, Kool Herc and The Rock Steady Crew came out to support the event, which was… Read more »




Blessed with a resilient spirit, Jay Rock’s sense of self-worth has never mirrored the deteriorated conditions of his Nickerson Gardens projects. They confined this Bloods’ youth. His emphatic voice rings true to many who have endured similar living conditions. The controlled angst which kneads his voice, whispers of witnessing death, arrested development and hope. With… Read more »



Video: N.O.R.E. Talks Influence; New Track “5 Deadly N**gaz”

Rapper Noreaga just released a new track titled “5 Deadly Niggaz” featuring Imam T.H.U.G. Ft. Peedi Crakk, Vado, Reek Da Villian and Fred The Godson.The track is reportedly from N.O.R.E.’s upcoming album S.U.P.E.R.T.H.U.G., which will be the Queens, New York native’s sixth solo album. N.O.R.E. is currently on a nationwide tour promoting the upcoming release,… Read more »



Mixtape Download: The Outlawz

THE OUTLAWZ new mixtape is HERE!! This HOT new mixtape features Freeway, The Jacka, Yung LA, GLC and many others. Download and enjoy this mixtape now! The Outlawz Killuminati2K10>> DOWNLOAD NOW << Tracklist01. Outlawz Feat. DJ Smallz – Fear Factor Intro (0:32) 02. Outlawz – From The Bottom [Prod. By Cye Fyre] (4:22) 03. Outlawz… Read more »



Mixtape Download: Play-N-Skillz Back To The Future -Old School Vs. New School Vol.1

Super producers Play-N-Skillz have released a free download of their new mixtape, “Play-N-Skillz Presents “BACK TO THE FUTURE” Old School Vs. New School Vol.1″.  The new mixtape features both original and current versions of some of your favorites songs going head to head.   The mixtape is really good and features music from Michael Jackson,… Read more »



A3C 2010: The West Coast Way

Atlanta, Ga.-The A3C Festival is an Annual Hip Hop celebration that displays the diversity of  urban music by inviting hundreds of emcees, producers, and industry affiliates to exhibit their interpretation of rhythm and rhyme.  Attendees came from coast to coast to network, promote and perform.  Friday October 8th this Hip Hop extravaganza was swimming with… Read more »



Dead Rising 2: XBOX 360 Review

Developer / Publisher:  CapcomPlatform: XBOX 360Players: 2-16 (Multiplayer)Rating: 8 out of 10When it comes to zombie themed games it seems Capcom holds the undisputed belt with their indelible Resident Evil series. In 2006 Dead Rising took things to another level with its insane amounts of zombie genocide. Even with some noticeable faults, Dead Rising went on to garner a serious cult… Read more »



Film Review GhettoPhysics: Will the Real Pimp’s and Ho’s Please Stand Up!

It’s a story that’s been told time and time again, that corporate America is filled with “pimps” and “gangsters” exploiting and systematically destroying the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Middle and Urban America. Well, conspiracy theorists, rejoice! This film might just prove what you wise sages have known all the time. GhettoPhysics: Will the Real… Read more »