HipHopDX Album Reviews

  • Major Lazer - Apocalypse Soon

    Major Lazer - Apocalypse Soon

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    Major Lazer's "Apocalypse Soon" is a modernized and very listenable journey to the heart of a several genres expertly merged together.

  • CyHi The Prynce - Black Hystori Project (Mixtape)

    CyHi The Prynce - Black Hystori Project (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    "Black Hystori Project" is a well thought-out piece of work that marks a distinctive change in CyHi The Prynce's creative outlook.

  • Homeboy Sandman & Paul White - White Sands

    Homeboy Sandman & Paul White - White Sands

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    Homeboy Sandman and Paul White's "White Sands" seesaws between upbeat and downtrodden tracks to describe haunting aspects of our daily struggles.

  • ScHoolboy Q - Oxymoron

    ScHoolboy Q - Oxymoron

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    At its best, "Oxymoron" showcases ScHoolboy Q's dark rhymes and ear for production, but a handful of ill fitting singles prevent it from being a superior album.

  •  Pro Era - The Secc$ Tap.e 2 (Mixtape)

    Pro Era - The Secc$ Tap.e 2 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    Pro Era's "The Secc$ Tap.e 2" loosely peruses romantic themes, but it completely lacks an understated touch or much in the way of innovation.

  • Curren$y - The Drive In Theatre (Mixtape)

    Curren$y - The Drive In Theatre (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    The consistency displayed on "The Drive In Theatre" makes for one of the more solid projects dropped by Curren$y in some time.

  • Juvenile - The Fundamentals

    Juvenile - The Fundamentals

    Album Reviewsposted 5 months ago

    Juvenile lacks context to justify his fixation on thuggishness, making "The Fundamentals" depressingly desperate in its efforts to remain hip to the game.

  • The Doppelgangaz - Peace Kehd

    The Doppelgangaz - Peace Kehd

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    With quality production to offset the sometimes repetitive themes in their obscene raps, "Peace Kehd" is another enjoyable listen from The Doppelgangaz.

  • Verbal Kent - Sound of the Weapon

    Verbal Kent - Sound of the Weapon

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    "Sound of the Weapon," is Verbal Kent's most damning proof that he's devoted notepads to mapping out lyrical obstacles.

  • Vado - Sinatra (Mixtape)

    Vado - Sinatra (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    "Sinatra" isn't so much a mission statement of Vado's recent progress, but rather a reiteration of what initially made the Harlem rapper such an exciting act.

  • Young Thug & Bloody Jay - Black Portland

    Young Thug & Bloody Jay - Black Portland

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    Young Thug & Bloody Jay's "Black Portland" is absolutely weird and entirely scatterbrained. It both triumphs and fails as a derivative of its own crazed genius.

  • Prince Po & Oh No - Animal Serum

    Prince Po & Oh No - Animal Serum

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    With "Animal Serum" Oh No & Prince Po offer a thematically aggressive project without being too one-dimensional.

  • Exile & Johaz - E&J

    Exile & Johaz - E&J

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    Dag Savage's "E&J" finds Exile and Johaz creating honest and traditional Hip Hop that is in touch with today's times.

  • J. Cole & Dreamville Records - Revenge Of The Dreamers (Mixtape)

    J. Cole & Dreamville Records - Revenge Of The Dreamers (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    With "Revenge of the Dreamer," The J. Cole-led Dreamville quartet complete a picture of a solid vision, but none are yet greater than the sum of their parts.

  • Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo

    Isaiah Rashad - Cilvia Demo

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

    Every story and hook on Isaiah Rashad's "Cilvia Demo" connects on a human level. What it lacks in depth is covered by excellent production and raw talent.

  • Ace Hood - Starvation 3 (Mixtape)

    Ace Hood - Starvation 3 (Mixtape)

    Album Reviewsposted 6 months ago

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