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Phenomenal Woman: The Vulnerability, Self-Awareness & Freedom Of SZA’s ‘CTRL’
SZA's honesty and sonic growth shines on her debut LP.
Review: Kevin Ross’ ‘The Awakening’ Aims To Continue The Legacy Of R&B
On his debut LP 'The Awakening,' Ross honors the foremothers and fathers of R&B not by emulating them, but by carrying on their legacy.
Understanding The Divine Feminine In Smino’s ‘blkswn’
Smino is joined by a host of female collaborators on his debut album that prove that where there is woman, there is light.
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Review: 13 Thoughts On Raekwon’s ‘The Wild’ LP
Raekwon isn’t quite the same verbal assassin posted up in the streets of Shaolin.
Review: Trey Songz Shows Remorse For His Savagery On ‘Tremaine The Album’
The singer takes off his cool for just long enough to add some depth to his persona.
Review: ‘Rather You Than Me’ Is Rick Ross At His Most Soulful
Lyrically, Rick Ross knows the power of writing his own realities into existence.
Review: Drake’s ‘More Life’ Playlist Leaves ‘VIEWS’ As An Afterthought
Drake's latest album is already the soundtrack to Summer '17.
Future’s Vices Fight Against Love On His ‘Future’ And ‘HNDRXX’ Albums
Let's compare Future's most recent albums.
Review: On ‘I Decided,’ Big Sean Is Still Blessed And Highly Favored
Big Sean displays his growth, humility and thankfulness on his fourth full-length album.
‘SweetSexySavage’ Review: Kehlani Says Get You A Girl Who Can Do All Three
Kehlani's SweetSexySavage is exactly the project that R&B deserves and the reminder women need that it's okay to check all of the labels off.
Childish Gambino Lays Funk Over Matter In Fervent Album, ‘Awaken My Love!’
Gambino dives into his latest with soul and funk flavor.
ATCQ’s ‘We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service’ Boasts Prophetic Messages For Wearisome Times
A Tribe Called Quest's final album came at the right time to calm our weary souls.
Review: Mac Miller’s ‘The Divine Feminine’ Will Make You Fall In Love, But Only Because Of Its Sonics
Mac Miller experiments with jazz and funk influences on his new album, and it works.
Review: Cloaked Artists Are Annoying, But ‘H.E.R. Volume 1′ Proved That Sometimes Not Knowing Is Best
With the mystery songstress' moody new EP, blind listening isn't so bad.
Review: NAO Is An Open Book On ‘For All We Know’ Debut
NAO’s debut album, 'For All We Know' (Little Tokyo/RCA), boasts melodies that compliment the Londoner’s delicate voice, allowing her range to serve as its own…
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Michael Vick’s Father Reportedly Charged In Heroin And…
Father of former professional QB is currently at large, facing criminal drug and money laundering charges.
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Uber CEO Resigns After Shareholders Demand Change In…
Travis Kalanick reportedly stepped down as CEO amid a series of racist allegations made against the car service.
O.J. Simpson’s Parole Hearing Is Set For July 20th
If all goes well, Simpson could be out of prison as early as October.
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