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?

#NBA

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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