Category Archives: Reviews

Review: Kendrick Lamar live at Electric Ballroom 26/06/12

Over the last twelve months, no rapper has been as consistently brilliant as Compton’s Kendrick Lamar. His third full length project – Section.80 – was arguably 2011’s best rap album, he outshone heavyweights Game, Drake and MMG on their own songs, and … Continue reading

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Review: John Legend & The Roots Live

I’ve wanted to see The Roots live for years but I was slightly nervous before this started on Saturday night. After hearing their joint album, Wake Up!, I was scared that it would be a glorified John Legend show – … Continue reading

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Review: Kanye West – “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”

2003 – Kanye West can’t get a record deal. People love his beats but his witty rhymes about everyday life don’t fit in with what’s hot and labels are unconvinced he can make an impact as a solo artist. 2010 … Continue reading

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Review: Wale – More About Nothing

Apologies for being late with this. I wrote it about a week ago and saved it to give it a final check before publishing, then just forgot. My bad. If you haven’t got this yet then download it HERE (link … Continue reading

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Review: Drake – Thank Me Later

‘My 15 minutes started an hour ago’ Where do you go when your career starts at the very top? That’s the rare position Aubrey ‘Drake’ Graham finds himself in. No one has ever begun their career with the hype Drake … Continue reading

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Review: B.o.B – The Adventures of Bobby Ray

When Nas announced that hip hop was dead back in 2006 it was hard to disagree with him. Mainstream hip hop had undoubtedly become stale, a sad parody of its former glory. Ringtone rappers dominated the scene, the most successful being the infamous Soulja … Continue reading

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