HipHopDX Album Reviews

  • Joe Budden  - Some Love Lost

    Joe Budden - Some Love Lost

    Album Reviewsposted 1 day ago

    Joe Budden goes full throttle on heartache on "Some Love Lost," relentlessly pouring gasoline on his troubles.

  • Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

    Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

    Album Reviewsposted 2 days ago

    Azealia Banks "Broke With Expensive Taste" is a chaotic album from an equally chaotic specimen in which we find her clearing a lane of her own.

  • The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat) - People of Today

    The 1978ers (yU & Slimkat) - People of Today

    Album Reviewsposted 3 days ago

    The 1978ers combine live instrumentation with a myriad of musical genres to create an album that pairs creative artistry with a message that doesn't overpower.

  • Teyana Taylor - VII

    Teyana Taylor - VII

    Album Reviewsposted 6 days ago

    Teyana Taylor's debut is filled with radio friendly, slight, sultry Hip Hop/R&B with a modern touch.

  • Bobby Shmurda - Shmurda She Wrote

    Bobby Shmurda - Shmurda She Wrote

    Album Reviewsposted 8 days ago

    Bobby Shmurda quickly sets out to prove he is more than a one-hit wonder.

  • Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

    Big K.R.I.T. - Cadillactica

    Album Reviewsposted 10 days ago

    Big K.R.I.T. is turning over new sounds on Cadillactica and finding himself in the process.

  • Theophilus London  - Vibes

    Theophilus London - Vibes

    Album Reviewsposted 11 days ago

    A visceral and diverse listen, Vibes offers well-executed experimentation over surreal production.

  • Thurz - Designer (EP)

    Thurz - Designer (EP)

    Album Reviewsposted 15 days ago

    "Designer EP" is an achievement for Thurz, whose particular kind of modern funk stands in direct contrast to the morose vibrato of the Rap soundscape.

  • Apollo Brown & Ras Kass - Blasphemy

    Apollo Brown & Ras Kass - Blasphemy

    Album Reviewsposted 18 days ago

    Pointing a critical eye at our society through music, and the discussions of controversial taboos are what carry "Blasphemy" as a whole.

  • Stalley - Ohio

    Stalley - Ohio

    Album Reviewsposted 19 days ago

    Stalleys debut album "Ohio" features his signature lyrical earnestness over bass-knocking production, but loses focus enough to distract from the whole.

  • Boaz  - Intuition

    Boaz - Intuition

    Album Reviewsposted 22 days ago

    With "Intuition", Boaz arrives at his big moment prepared yet his execution somewhat lacks consistency.

  • Black Milk - If There's A Hell Below

    Black Milk - If There's A Hell Below

    Album Reviewsposted 23 days ago

    If Theres a Hell Below is an amalgam of different sounds flawlessly arranged and sequenced; a fine work of artistic exactitude.

  • Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2

    Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels 2

    Album Reviewsposted 24 days ago

    With "Run The Jewels 2," Killer Mike & El-P carved out a shrewd niche. The stakes are raised even further with their latest project.

  • Logic - Under Pressure

    Logic - Under Pressure

    Album Reviewsposted 25 days ago

    Logic's debut is more than a stirring lyrical symphony welded to superior production, it is a condensing of '90s grit and modern production into something new.

  • DJ Quik - Midnight Life

    DJ Quik - Midnight Life

    Album Reviewsposted 26 days ago

    "The Midnight Life" refocuses DJ Quik's gaze inward; well into the third decade of his career, he's turning over new sounds and breaking ground in the process.

  • T.I. - Paperwork

    T.I. - Paperwork

    Album Reviewsposted 28 days ago

    T.I.'s "Paperwork" plays out as an uneven effort that isn't so much inherently flawed as it is unentertaining through long stretches.