LISTED REVIEWS

Murs & 9th Wonder
Murs & 9th Wonder Brighter Daze Jamla • 2015

Murs' tone and voice kidnap one's attention. Check 'How To Rob With Rob', a hood story that sucks you up and surprises. Check 'Love Murs' or 'Get Naked', love tunes with little cliche's, a laugh and a tear.

POSTED 01|19|2016
Cavanaugh
Cavanaugh Time & Materials Mello Music Group • 2015

The Project Blowed affiliates excel in dark, bittersweet sound bits. They both rally each other for most wittiest lyricist. And they schizophrenically gross in profound persona's.

POSTED 12|21|2015
Blackalicious
Blackalicious Imani vol. 1 OGM Recordings • 2015

'Imani vol. 1' doesn't surprise. It has no new vibes, no new adventures, no new kinds of production. But that's just fine. The first part of the saga sounds timeless. Despite another two albums in the pipeline, fans can already be satisfied.

POSTED 11|16|2015
Jamall Bufford & Kensaye
Jamall Bufford & Kensaye Freedom Is TBO • 2015

With London producer Kensaye, the Michigan MC has found an overseas soul mate, in the tradition of producers he worked with in the past.

POSTED 09|01|2015
Blueprint
Blueprint King No Crown Weightless Recordings • 2015

This record grabs one by the throat. It moves with personal stories. It tickles your inner Luther King with lucid observations.

POSTED 08|24|2015
Wu-Tang Clan
Wu-Tang Clan A Better Tomorrow Warner Bros Music • 2014

How could we have doubted the Staten Island wonder formation? Wu-Tang Clan is the most talented flock of rappers since decades. All Wu members excellent in their craft. Each member’s style is still unique till this day. ‘I’m hot as hell’s kitchen with the oven on’. And RZA remains a producing genius that has lost little to none of his prodigy.

POSTED 01|21|2015
The 78ers
The 78ers People Of Today Mello Music Group • 2014

‘People Of Today’ is a collage of observations: social commentary, random musings about everyday events, moral shifts and human behaviour. Although this album deals with today’s generation, we dare to say The 1978ers made a time document.

POSTED 11|18|2014
The Black Opera
The Black Opera The Great Year Mello Music Group • 2014

The world ain’t no pretty place. Gloomy, pitch black synthesizers tinge like a threatening thunder sky. Steady drums pre-echo the clicking hoofs of the Apocalypse’s horses.

POSTED 11|04|2014
Tunnel Movement
Tunnel Movement Overlooked Just Listen • 2014

The record is a showcase of raw, hungry rhymes. Rough voices that dance to rigid drums and melodic samples. Introspective, from the heart and with passion.

POSTED 10|20|2014
Open Mike Eagle
Open Mike Eagle Dark Comedy Mello Music Group • 2014

The record showcases the art rapper’s unique style,wayward pen, and key ability to create a world with words.

POSTED 08|22|2014
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