SMOKE BREAK

Top 10 Albums Of The Year: No. 1 – Killer Mike And El-P’s ‘Run The Jewels 2′

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Killer Mike and El-P's 'Run The Jewels 2' tops our list as the best album of 2014.

#jack white

The Best Non-Rap Albums You Should’ve Heard In 2014

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Everything we loved from outside the Hip-Hop world in 2014

Piñata

Top 10 Albums Of 2014: No. 2 – Freddie Gibbs And Madlib’s ‘Piñata’

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Perhaps the best gangster rap release since the turn of the century.

Isaiah Rashad

The 10 Best Albums Of 2014: No. 3 – Isaiah Rashad’s ‘Cilvia Demo’

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Isaiah Rashad's 'Cilvia Demo' lands at no. 3 on our favorite albums of 2014 countdown.

YG

The Top 10 Albums of 2014: No. 5 – YG’s ‘My Krazy Life’

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YG lands in the fifth spot with 'My Krazy Life.'

YOUNG THUG

The 10 Albums Of 2014: No. 10 – Rich Gang’s ‘Tha Tour Part 1′

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The mixtape that got better with a simple change of scenery.

Cadillactica

‘King Of The South': Review of Big K.R.I.T.’s ‘Cadillactica’

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K.R.I.T. seems to have learned from the mistakes of his major label debut on 'Cadillactica.'

Run The Jewels 2

‘All Respect Due’: Review Of Run The Jewels’ ‘Run The Jewels 2’

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Did the terrifying duo meet or surpass that surprisingly high bar they set off their debut LP?

Shaquille O'Neal

Revisiting Shaquille O’Neal’s Weirdly Brilliant Debut Rap Album ‘Shaq Diesel’ 21 Years Later

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Everything you could ever want to know about Shaq is located, somehow, in this album.

If There’s A Hell Below

Breaking Down Black Milk’s Latest Album, ‘If There’s A Hell Below’

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The Detroit rapper-producer drops his latest full-length, extremely layered project.

The Game

‘Hit ‘Em Hard’: Review Of The Game’s ‘Blood Moon: The Year Of The Wolf’

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Admit it: Game's a great rapper. But how does his latest album compare to his best work?

Under Pressure

‘Growing Pains': Review of Logic’s ‘Under Pressure’

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Logic's major label debut pays homage, perhaps too well, to his idols and influences.

DJ Quik

‘The Conduct’ – Review Of DJ Quik’s ‘The Midnight Life’

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America's most complete artist returns with ninth album.

You're Dead!

‘Descent Into Madness': Review of Flying Lotus’ ‘You’re Dead!’

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The Los Angeles producer's sixth album is an exploration of death and the darker side of the void.


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