Showing posts with label Album Review. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Album Review. Show all posts

Czarface - Every Hero Needs A Villain (Review)

Czarface - Every Hero Needs A Villain (Review)

"Every Hero Needs A Villain" is the sophomore release from legendary Wu-Tang emcee Inspectah Deck and veteran rap duo 7L and Esoteric. The album features guest appearances from Method Man, GZA, Large Professor, Juju (of The Beatnuts), MF Doom, Meyhem Lauren and R.A. The Rugged Man and is fully produced by 7L and Spada4. It is set to be released on June 16, 2015 via Brick Records and Fly Casual Creative. Peep the review below.

Killah Priest - Planet of the Gods (Review)

Killah Priest - Planet of the Gods

"Planet of the Gods" is the latest album from Wu-Tang Clan affiliate and Sunz of Man member Killah Priest. The album is fully produced by Dutch production crew Godz Wrath (Jordan River Banks, Black Marvel and Ciph Barker) with co-production from Kombo, Def Buurmen and Basrabas. It is set to be released on June 15, 2015 via Proverb Records.

Ghostface Killah and BadBadNotGood - Sour Soul (Review)

Ghostface Killah and BadBadNotGood - Sour Soul (Review)

"Sour Soul" is a collaborative album between Wu-Tang Clan's Ghostface Killah and Canadian hip-hop band BadBadNotGood. The album features guest appearances from Danny Brown, Elzhi, MF DOOM and Tree, with all songs being produced by Frank Dukes and BadBadNotGood themselves. It is set to be released on February 24, 2015 via Lex Records.

The AbSoulJah - When the Moon Shines... (Review)

The AbSoulJah - When the Moon Shines... (Review)

"When the Moon Shines..." is the latest album from Queens, NY hip-hop artist The AbSoulJah. The album features no guest appearances, but does feature production from Profound, B-Sun and I.N.C.H. It was released on January 23, 2015 via Team Thoro Music and comes limited bonus disc with the purchase of AbSoulJah's "Dim The Light" album, which was one of my top albums of 2014.

The Four Owls - Natural Order (Review)

The Four Owls - Natural Order (Review)

"Natural Order" is the second album from UK hip-hop group The Four Owls (consisting of emcees Fliptrix, Leaf Dog, Verb T and BVA). The album features guest appearances from Smellington Piff, Dirty Dike and Jam Bazter as well as production from DJ Premier, but mostly every track is produced by Leaf Dog himself. It is set to be released on February 12, 2015 via High Focus Records.

Coalmine Records - Remineded: A Collection of New and Old Remixes (Review)

Coalmine Records - Reminded: A Collection of New and Old Remixes (Review)

"Remineded: A Collection of New and Old Remixes" is the latest album from Brooklyn based hip-hop label Coalmine Records. The album is a remix compilation project that consists the labels favorite remixes (new and old) from artists such as Heltah Skeltah, El Da Sensei, Skyzoo, Blu and others and featuring production from Large Professor, Audible Doctor, Diamond D, Cookin' Soul and others. It was released on January 20, 2015 via Coalmine Records.

Joey Bada$$ - B4.DA.$$ (Album Review)

Joey Bada$$ - B4.DA.$$ (Review)

"B4.DA.$$" is the debut studio album from Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$. The album features guest appearances from BJ The Chicago Kid, Chronixx, Maverick Sabre, Dymeond Lewis, Raury and others as well as production from Statik Selektah, DJ Premier, J Dilla, The Roots, Kirk Knight, Chuck Strangers and others. It is set to be released on January 20, 2015 via Cinematic Music Group / Pro Era.

The Savage and J-Heat - Back To The Essence (Review)

The Savage and J-Heat - The Essence (Review)

"Back To The Essence" is the followup to The Savage and J-Heat's "The Essence" EP that dropped back in 2013. The album features some additional vocals from Wicked Chimpanzee and is fully produced by The Savage himself (with a few co-production credits from J-Heat). It was released on December 25, 2014 over on the duo's Bandcamp page.

Hex One and 5th Element - Hologramz (Review)

Hex One and 5th Element - Hologramz (Review)

"Hologramz" is a collaborative album between Epidemic's Hex One and Las Vegas based hip-hop producer 5th Element. The album features guest appearances from Tek-nition, Ruste Juxx, Planet Asia, Prince Po, Reks, Reef The Lost Cauze and others and is fully produced by 5th Element himself. It was released on December 22, 2014 via Mic Theory Records.

Sim-E - Sim-City (Review)

Sim-E - Sim-City (Review)

"Sim-City" is the second album and debut solo LP from Brooklyn producer/emcee Sim-E. The album features guest appearances from Roc Marciano, Smif-N-Wessun, Prince Po, Planet Asia, Chace Infinite, Strong Arm Steady and others and is fully produced by Sim-E himself. It was released on December 9, 2014 via Manafest Vision Media LLC.

PRhyme (Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier) - PRhyme (Review)

Prhyme (Royce Da 5'9" and DJ Premier) - Prhyme (Review)

"PRhyme" is a collaborative album from Slaughterhouse emcee Royce Da 5'9" and legendary hip-hop producer DJ Premier. The album features guest appearances from Ab-Soul, Mac Miller, Common, Jay Electronica, Killer Mike, Schoolboy Q and others with all production being handled by DJ Premier himself. It was released on December 9, 2014 via PRhyme Records.

J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive (Review)

J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive (Review)

"2014 Forest Hills Drive" is the latest album from Fayetteville, North Carolina rapper J. Cole. The album features no guest appearances, but does feature production from !llmind, Willie B., Vinylz, Phonix Beats and others with many songs being produced by J. Cole himself. It was released on December 9, 2014 via Roc Nation LLC.

Buggs Tha Rocka - Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet (Review)

Buggs Tha Rocka - Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet (Review)

"Scattered Thoughts of an American Poet" is the latest album from Cincinnati rapper Buggs Tha Rocka. The album features guest appearances from MOOD, Chuck Inglish, Aida Chakra, Tanya Morgan and others as well as production from !llmind, Jake One, Sal Dali, Hop Trax and others. It is set to be released on December 10, 2014 via Buggs Tha Rocka's website.

Twizzy - FarmFoodz (Review)


"FarmFoodz" is the debut solo album from The Three Headed Beast emcee Twizzy. The album features guest appearances from M.A.B., Jinxsxta JX, Genesis Elijah, Verb T and Farma G and is fully produced by Farma G himself. It was released on November 28, 2014 via De Facto Entertainment.

Ghostface Killah - 36 Seasons (Review)

Ghostface Killah - 36 Seasons (Review)

"36 Seasons" is the latest album from hip-hop legend and Wu-Tang Clan member Ghostface Killah. The album features guest appearances from Kool G Rap, AZ, Pharoahe Monch, Shawn Wigs and others as well as production from Fizzy Womack (aka Lil' Fame of M.O.P.), The 45 King and Malik Abdul-Rahmaan, but mostly all production is handled by Brooklyn production team/band The Revelations. It is set to be released on December 9, 2014 via Salvation Music, Inc./Tommy Boy Entertainment, LLC.

Wu-Tang Clan - A Better Tomorrow (Review)

Wu-Tang Clan - A Better Tomorrow (Review)

"A Better Tomorrow" is the sixth studio album from legendary hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan. The album features guest appearances from Streetlife and Nathaniel as well as production from 4th Disciple, Mathematics, Adrian Younge and Rick Rubin, but most of the tracks are produced by RZA himself. It is set to be released on December 2, 2014 via Warner Bros. Records.

M.O.P. - Street Certified (Review)

M.O.P. - Street Certified (Review)

"Street Certified" is the latest EP from the legendary Brownsville duo M.O.P. (comprised of rapper/producers Billy Danze and Lil' Fame). The EP features guest appearances from Busta Rhymes, Mobb Deep and Maino as well as production from Beat Butcha, DJ Skizz, I Fresh and Lil' Fame himself. It was released on November 18, 2014 via Nature Sounds.