Album Reviews

Album Reviews

When It Comes To Both Sound And Sartorial Matters, Masego Has Upgraded To Silk

With his new album 'Lady Lady,' Masego strides into grown and sexy territory.

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Two Houstons, One Travis Scott And An ‘AstroWorld’

Travis Scott's third album 'Astroworld' presents two listening experiences: one for old head Houstonians, and another for fans whose introduction to H-Town is La Flame himself.

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Kanye West’s ‘ye’ Is Mystifying– For Better Or Worse

Ye is a haze of puckish and juvenile beliefs and a haphazardly put together sonic structure.

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Review: On ‘Beach House 3,’ Ty Dolla $ign Cements His Spot On Prime R&B Real Estate

Ty Dolla's new project makes its firm mark in R&B.

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On ‘Freudian,’ Daniel Caesar Baits Us Back Into Savoring The Tender Bits Of Love

Toronto singer Daniel Caesar brings the tingly sensations of love back to the forefront with his debut album, 'Freudian.'

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VIBE’s Staff Reviews JAY-Z’s Album, ‘4:44’

After weeks of trying to decipher the meaning behind the peach posters with four characters stamped in a large black typeface, 06.30.17 finally arrived with…

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Tracklist Ranking: The Best Beats On JAY-Z’s ‘4:44’

Where does your favorite stack up?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Review: Drake’s ‘More Life’ Playlist Leaves ‘VIEWS’ As An Afterthought

Drake's latest album is already the soundtrack to Summer '17.

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Future’s Vices Fight Against Love On His ‘Future’ And ‘HNDRXX’ Albums

Let's compare Future's most recent albums.
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