★★1/2 – ★★★: Above Avg-Good; fans of the artist will find value here.
★★★★: Westside Gunn affixes designer Karl Lagerfield as a motivational status symbol.
★★★1/2: Conn3ct3d is a fun listen and Wifi and Robb are no slouches on the mic in their own right; some of the immature messaging and content may wear on some listeners, but songs like “Neglect” provide an introspective balance.
Shoutout to Get on Down for this special release of Cigarette Boats by Curren$y and Harry Fraud! This release marks the first time Cigarette Boats appears in physical form; it was previously only a digital download.
On this week’s episode of Vinyl of the Week (VOTW), we discuss GoldLink’s debut album And After That We Didn’t Talk, magnificent production led by Louie Lastic, + his Joe Kay/Soulection influence.
Near my old neighborhood by Vermont & Slauson deep in Los Angeles, no…
Scorpion is better than both Views and More life.A solid double album; the best album in years by Drake.