HipHopDX Album Reviews

  • Ace Hood - Starvation 3 (Mixtape)

    Ace Hood - Starvation 3 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 3 months ago

    Ace Hood once again falls short in delivering a full-length project that feels substantially impressive.

  • Mitchy Slick - Call Of Duty: South East Edition (Mixtape)

    Mitchy Slick - Call Of Duty: South East Edition (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 3 months ago

    Mitchy Slick has his moments on "Call of Duty: South East Edition," but featured artists who lack his lyrical ability hold back what is already a brief project.

  • Ty Dolla $ign - Beach House EP

    Ty Dolla $ign - Beach House EP

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    On "Beach House EP," Ty Dolla $ign triumphantly strikes the same note.

  • Step Brothers (Evidence & Alchemist) - Lord Steppington

    Step Brothers (Evidence & Alchemist) - Lord Steppington

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Alchemist & Evidence fill "Lord Steppington" with obscure references, but at its heart the album is a mix of quality, mosaic style production and fun rhymes.

  • Ray West & OC - Ray's Cafe

    Ray West & OC - Ray's Cafe

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Clocking in with a gratifyingly short nine tracks, Ray West and OC's "Ray's Cafe" is added proof that some veteran rappers still belong in the booth.

  • Kid Ink - My Own Lane

    Kid Ink - My Own Lane

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Kid Ink's "My Own Lane" lacks any creative risks, but it bridges his mainstream appeal of 2013 with a new stylistic presence.

  • DX Review Bits - Mike WiLL Made-It, After the Smoke & Wendel Patrick

    DX Review Bits - Mike WiLL Made-It, After the Smoke & Wendel Patrick

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Mike WiLL Made-It, After the Smoke and Wendel Patrick highlight the return of DX Review Bits.

  • The LOX - The Trinity

    The LOX - The Trinity

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    The LOX can make good music in any decade, but on "The Trinity" their attempts to mold their sound into a contemporary one are rather noticeable.

  • French Montana  - Coke Boys 4 (Mixtape)

    French Montana - Coke Boys 4 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Don't expect hyper-intellectual motivation on French Montana's "Coke Boys 4." He delivers the usual mix of vapid, yet soulful lifestyle Rap songs.

  • Troy Ave - White Christmas 2 (Mixtape)

    Troy Ave - White Christmas 2 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Troy Ave treats "White Christmas 2" like a true, cassette mixtape: it's aggressive, disrespectful New York street music with a slight sense of humor.

  • Fabolous - The Soul Tape 3 (Mixtape)

    Fabolous - The Soul Tape 3 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    On "The Soul Tape 3," Fabolous displays what it takes to fill a sizable void and resurrect The Big Apple.

  • Talib Kweli - Gravitas

    Talib Kweli - Gravitas

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Wearing the hats of businessman and creator, "Gravitas" has Talib Kweli reaping the benefits of hard work and dedication.

  • Mac Miller & The Internet - Live From Space

    Mac Miller & The Internet - Live From Space

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    "Live from Space" is a coming-out party for The Internet and a moral victory for Mac Miller, but the live experience doesn't quite translate to an album.

  • Casey Veggies & Rockie Fresh - Fresh Veggies (Mixtape Review)

    Casey Veggies & Rockie Fresh - Fresh Veggies (Mixtape Review)

    Album Reviewsposted 4 months ago

    Casey Veggies & Rockie Fresh have fun on the eclectic production of "Fresh Veggies," but they don't match the brilliance or depth of their previous work.

  • Beyonce - BEYONCE

    Beyonce - BEYONCE

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    With her self-titled, fifth studio album, Beyonce explores empowerment through her own sexuality and vulnerability reminding the world of her iconic status.

  • Sean Price & M-Phazes - Land of the Crooks

    Sean Price & M-Phazes - Land of the Crooks

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    Sean Price and M-Phazes' "Land Of The Crooks" commands respect not for its size, but for the quality of each verse and beat included.