Album Review: Bryson Tiller x True To Self

Album Review: Bryson Tiller x True To Self

(Released May 26th, 2017) I've been slow to join the Tiller train, so slow that it's still passing by at this very moment, but I decided to give his sophomore LP a listen after finding a few songs on his debut album TrapSoul to be pretty okay; nothing extraordinary but acceptable for what it was. [...]

Album Review: J. Cole x 4 Your Eyez Only

Album Review: J. Cole x 4 Your Eyez Only

(Released December 9th, 2016) This February bet shit get scary when I fuck around and drop... The silence heard around the world as fans waited to see what would come in the next four months. Would we get a new Cole album or maybe (finally) the myth that is a Kendrick and Cole collab? February [...]

Album Review: Tamar Braxton x Calling All Lovers

Album Review: Tamar Braxton x Calling All Lovers

(Released October 2nd, 2015) It's been one year since Tamar Braxton released the follow-up to 2013s Love and War. While that album was very successful and helped get her out of Toni Braxton's shadow, it showed that even though she has what it takes to be a star on her own, she needed some more [...]

Album Review: Usher x Hard II Love

Album Review: Usher x Hard II Love

(Released September 16th, 2016) After a six-year hiatus, three name changes and two years worth of multiple false starts, Mr. Nice & Slow finally returns with his eighth studio album Hard II Love. It's clear that Usher is an undeniable superstar but these days the singers star is fading and that talent is becoming more [...]

Throwback Review: Eminem x The Slim Shady LP

Throwback Review: Eminem x The Slim Shady LP

(Released February 23rd, 1999) Described as the best album released by Marshall Mathers, Eminem's The Slim Shady Lp is brash and bold; released during a time when this rap style shocked the general public and left many disgusted. But, in a weird, twisted way it worked for Em. No other artist can paint scenarios of killing his [...]

Throwback Review: Kelly Rowland x Simply Deep

Throwback Review: Kelly Rowland x Simply Deep

(Released October 22nd, 2002) Before she made a name for herself as the Queen of Ratchet-Righteousness, Kelly Rowland was just trying to branch out a bit from her former position as second lead vocalist in Destiny's Child. That journey started with her debut album Simply Deep, but does the content live up to the name? [...]

Album Review: Ariana Grande x Dangerous Woman

Album Review: Ariana Grande x Dangerous Woman

(Released May 20th, 2016) Songstress, and former Nickelodeon actress, Ariana Grande is looking to put her child star persona behind her with the release of her latest album "Dangerous Woman." While the transition hasn't been the easiest for Ariana, she's managed to up the ante this go around. While her sophomore project My Everything put [...]