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Danny Brown: Old

“[W]hile Old often seems like a hip-hop kaleidoscope exploding across the speakers, it’s also crafted and paced, split down the middle like a great LP with a sure start and a freeing finish. If XXX was the come-up and the ‘Grown Up’ single was the breakthrough, this is the masterpiece.” –All Music Guide Check Our [...]

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Kanye West: Yeezus

“[T]his is the moment [West] becomes a swashbuckling Salvador Dali figure, chopping down all that’s conventional with highly imaginative work and crass, attention-grabbing attitude. Unlike Dali’s separate delivery of the two, Yeezus is an extravagant stunt with the high-art packed in, offering an eccentric, audacious, and gripping experience that’s vital and truly unlike anything else.” [...]

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Eminem: Encore

“Here, Eminem is plain-spoken and literal, intent on refuting every critic from Benzino at The Source to Triumph the Insult Comic Dog… While the album is a little long, it’s worth a listen to hear the moments that work really well, whether it’s full songs or flights of phrase.” –All Music Guide Check Our Catalog

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