“Dropping the Young from his name and turning on the full Jeezy, Church in These Streets finds the veteran Atlanta MC tackling the concept album while playing the role of an inner-city preacher.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now
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“…Black Market, an album that wanders into ruminations and cooled production at will, but still ends up all slam dunks and three pointers.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now
“…consider this a Schedule 2 album and lock up the medicine cabinet because Future makes it sound like the gateway to a magical, luminous place.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog
“Hip-hop has a towering pile of ‘the game needs me’ albums where an artist returns to stake their claim, but Ludaversal still feels fresh, alive, and needed, and maybe just because it comes from the unique voice that is Ludacris.” -allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now
“It is… the most excited he’s sounded to be rapping since Paper Trail. His voice and flow patterns are so inimitable they run the risk of becoming sound effects, but he’s pushing himself out of familiar cadences and revisiting some of the demented, spitfire youthful energy that used to make him unpredictable.” –Pitchfork Check Our Catalog
“Almost without fail… reviews pitched Run the Jewels as a more worthwhile and rewarding alternative to Kanye West and Jay-Z’s Watch the Throne, with the latter’s succession of big-name producers and expensive studios replaced by one dedicated, groundbreaking auteur, and its endless references to its creators’ wealth traded for an anti-materialism more in keeping with […]
“Compared to the albums he’s released under the name Tha Carter, Lil Wayne’s I Am Not a Human Being series is noticeably looser. The quality control is certainly above mixtape or street-release level, but stray tracks and Carter leftovers are given their homes here, while the overall album flow is allowed to be reckless…. [A]nyone […]