Recent Reviews

May 20, 2019
90
slowthai’s debut album details the stories of his childhood with a stunning soundscape and signature location; Britain. With perfect production and an infectious rap style, The stories, instrumentals and features all deliver on this almost stellar album. However, “Nothing Great” lacks replay value and doesn’t stack up with past releases this year. “Nothing Great...” is slowthai’s crowning achievement so far; a punk hip/hop and grime masterpiece.

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May 19, 2019
90
The self-titled debut project from Arizona trio Injury Reserve asserts their dominance in the up-and-coming experimental rap groups. Each member brings their own to each track, making some of 2019’s most rich, endearing and innovative tracks. With razor-sharp experimental production that is crafted and mixed to perfection, to rap verses that annihilate any of today’s mainstream artists; Injury Reserve makes 30 minutes seem like an event. However, some songs lack the emotional impact ... read more
May 17, 2019
30
DJ Khaled’s ‘Father of Asahd’ is an overproduced mess, featuring some of hip-hop’s best doing their worst. So basically, it’s another DJ Khaled album. Almost every feature is phoned-in and isn’t delivered with the same passion or energy the artists provide on other albums. Every song also features a sample from a much better track that hasn’t been altered for changed at all. It makes every track lack creativity and seem like nothing more than an easy ... read more
Apr 27, 2019
90
This album is one of the most brutally honest records that I’ve heard this year. It's an album where nothing is off limits. It’s often hard for me to listen to because of how much hurt, sadness and love is on these 11 tracks but it's this honesty and emotional recognition that makes this project so unique. Kevin vocally is still as interesting as ever. The production and instrumentals are beautiful, unlike any of the BROCKHAMPTON beats that we are used to. They truly complement ... read more
Apr 26, 2019
90
Denzel’s flow and rapping style on ‘TA13OO’ is the main reason the album is one of the best of the year. The production that the album presents rivals all his past work and the cohesive concept drives audiences to delve deeper into ‘TA13OO’. The only thing that the album lacks is the instrumentals are closely similar to each other and sometimes Denzel raps cringe lines that take the audience out of the experience. Other than that, ‘TA13OO’ is so close ... read more
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Started in 2019 so only reviewing 2019 albums
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
16

80-89
 
5

70-79
 
10

60-69
 
7

50-59
 
6

40-49
 
6

30-39
 
6

20-29
 
2

10-19
 
2

0-9
 


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