Category Archives: Reviews

Album Reviews: Saigon – The Greatest Story Never Told

daNkideas.com Featured Content Posted via iHipHop.com In 2006, Saigon had everything going for him.  Coming off a stint on Entourage where he played himself, Sai was co-signed by one of the most revered producers in the game and given a … Continue reading

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Album Review: Schoolboy Q – Setbacks

Posted via iHipHop.com In the early ’90s, Los Angeles was a hotbed for developing talent in the Hip Hop world.  Boasting an A-list of artists like 2pac and Snoop Dogg, the L.A. scene was a glamorous landscape capable of attracting … Continue reading

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Album Review: Talib Kweli – Gutter Rainbows

daNkideas.com Featured Content Posted via iHipHop.com Talib Kweli is arguably the most accessible alternative rapper.  Throughout his extensive career, Kweli has had glimmers of mainstream success with songs like “Get By” and “Never Been in Love,” but for the most … Continue reading

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Album Review: T.I. – No Mercy

Posted via iHipHop.com 2010 was a rocky year for Cifford “T.I.” Harris.  On March 26th, Tip was emancipated after a year behind bars for a whopping federal weapons charge.  A mere eight months later, T.I. found himself back in a … Continue reading

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Album Review: Curren$y – Pilot Talk 2

Posted via iHipHop.com In music, success can come and go in the blink of an eye.  Curren$y realizes this and is quick to capitalize on every endeavor.  Wasting no time, The JETS Int’l member followed his July release, Pilot Talk, … Continue reading

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Album Review: Gangrene (The Alchemist + Oh No) – Gutter Water

Posted via iHipHop.com On the heels of releasing his sophomore album, The Alchemist unveiled an absurdly entertaining video to accompany its closing track.  The low budget aesthetics of “Under Siege” captured the imaginations of grassroots Hip Hop heads, not just … Continue reading

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Album Review: Lloyd Banks – The Hunger For More 2

Posted via iHipHop.com When Lloyd Banks dropped his debut in 2004, his status in the game was astounding.  Riding the wave of 50 Cent’s success, The Hunger For More debuted at number one on the Billboard charts.  Banks proceeded to … Continue reading

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Album Review: Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday

Posted via iHipHop.com To say that Nicki Minaj is intriguing is an understatement.  Aligning herself with one of strongest forces in the game (Young Money), Ms. Minaj has singlehandedly reshaped the perception of female emcees.  While proving time and time … Continue reading

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Album Review: Kanye West – My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Posted via iHipHop.com When you’re dealing with Kanye West, you never know what to expect.  Yes, he consistently makes quality music, but much like his label mate, KiD CuDi, his actions are frequently controversial, if not questionable, and often overshadow … Continue reading

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Album Review: tabi Bonney – Fresh

Posted via iHipHop.com There’s a lot to be said for tabi Bonney’s grind. Without a deal, promotion, or a publicist, his video for 2006’s “The Pocket” hit every US music television outlet. In fact, he is one of the only … Continue reading

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