While the world waits patiently for the return of its flagship artist, Top Dawg Entertainment rapper REASON is here to fill the void with his debut, New Beginnings. One of the more obviously similar artists on the label to Kendrick Lamar himself, REASON dots his album with musings on society delivered in a similarly earnest … Continue reading REASON – New Beginnings
Ab-Soul – Do What Thou Wilt.
Top Dawg Entertainment's most uncategorizable artist is back for the first time since 2014's lacklustre These Days..., and continues to straddle the line between ScHoolboy Q's unapologetic approach to his gangsta rap tracks and Kendrick Lamar's intelligent and conscious lyricism and messages. Do What Thou Wilt is an incredibly dense album, and for the first time Ab-Soul … Continue reading Ab-Soul – Do What Thou Wilt.
Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition
After an extended absence, off-the-wall rapper Danny Brown returns with his third solo effort, Atrocity Exhibition, continuing to establish himself as one of the biggest risk-takers in the music industry. Brown's uncanny ability to pick out any piece of music, regardless of the sonic world it comes from and flow on it is impressive. It makes … Continue reading Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition