On Wax: Rick Ross, Trippie Redd, Blueface + More

On Wax: Rick Ross, Trippie Redd, Blueface + More

Rick Ross Returns Thirteen years after the original, Rick Ross has released Port of Miami 2. The album comes with 15 well-crafted tracks, and Ross is great as ever with his signature low cadence mixed with plenty of variety. The Florida rapper manages to switch between hard-hitting trap bangers, alongside more traditional hip-hop instrumentals. While Ross […]

On Wax: Chance The Rapper, YBN Cordae, Rich Brian + More

On Wax: Chance The Rapper, YBN Cordae, Rich Brian + More

Chance Finally Dropped His Debut After three successful mixtapes and establishing a large following, Chance The Rapper has released his first album. The Big Day is a lengthy blend of dance, hip-hop, and ‘90s R&B. Chance manages to do lot with some unlikely features to help him along the way. Most notably, the album features film composer […]

On Wax: Nas, Maxo Kream + More

On Wax: Nas, Maxo Kream + More

Nas Unearths Lost Tracks It has been 17 years since Nas gave us The Lost Tapes, and now the Queensbridge rapper delivered the sequel. The Lost Tapes II features tracks from as far back as 2006, which most of them didn’t make his previous four albums. Nas is as lyrical as ever over these tracks, featuring production from […]

On Wax: Big K.R.I.T., Blood Orange + More

On Wax: Big K.R.I.T., Blood Orange + More

K.R.I.T. IZ HERE Never has an artist perfectly embodied southern hip-hop like Big K.R.I.T. The Mississippi artist adds another stellar project to his already amazing discography. On K.R.I.T. IZ HERE, he continues to push the musical aesthetics of the South. From soulful samples to 808 bass with rattling high-hats, K.R.I.T.’s accent, flow, and cadence all deliver […]

On Wax: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Daniel Caesar, + More

On Wax: Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Daniel Caesar, + More

Freddie Gibbs + Madlib = Bandana Five years after Freddie Gibbs and Madlib dropped their critically acclaimed album, Piñata, and the two have just released a new project. Bandana is a continuation of the great chemistry seen from Freddie and Madlib in the past, and Gibbs continues to push his conscious street rap over a sample-heavy production. […]

On Wax: GoldLink, Dreamville, Drake + More

On Wax: GoldLink, Dreamville, Drake + More

GoldLink Released Diaspora Hiram: Two years after At What Cost, D.C.’s GoldLink has dropped a new album. Diaspora is the alternative hip-hop’s newest brainchild. Both wavy and danceable, the cohesive project is sounding like summer in the best way. With features from heavyweights, like Tyler, The Creator and Khalid— alongside fan favorites, like Pusha T and WizKid— there’s […]

On Wax: Denzel Curry & More

On Wax: Denzel Curry & More

Denzel Curry releases ZUU Dyllan E. The story of Denzel Curry is one so curious that you can’t help but to keep watching because he has developed a consistency for leveling up. While it doesn’t necessarily mean that any project is better than the last, however, it does seem his searching has paid off because there […]

On Wax: Tyler, The Creator, Megan Thee Stallion + More

On Wax: Tyler, The Creator, Megan Thee Stallion + More

Vote Igor Every odd year, Tyler, The Creator blesses us with an album, and 2019 was no different. Igor is a must listen, and Tyler’s growth as an artist has come a long way. The artist obsessed with chord changes and pop melodies, drops a marvel of a project. Tyler opts to rap less with pitched […]

On Wax: Eminem, Logic, PnB Rock, YG + More

On Wax: Eminem, Logic, PnB Rock, YG + More

Logic & Eminem Collab There was no escaping the hype of Logic and Eminem’s first track together, “Homicide.” While clearly the track is a jerk-fest for White suburban kids who like “real rap,” the track panned out better than anticipated. Neither artist come through with extremely corny punchlines, and although the fast flows is old […]