To always be listening more and to therefore always be listening differently is of course the very nature of fandom, and to call What’s Good the work of a fan is not a putdown.
Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine is Brockhampton’s tightest album to date.
This is a sophomore album that showcases an artist’s desire to grow beyond his initial success.
In Only For Dolphins, Bronson serves up his usual brand of excessive escapism, but it is offset by just enough emotional depth to suggest that he is maturing as a person and an artist.
In Limbo, Aminé’s become more reflective, yet he never loses sight his boisterous mischievousness.
For an hour and a half, Blu examines himself on Miles, trying to understand who he is and where he comes from.
Barely beyond his teenage years, MIKE still has a lot to discover about himself and the world. But he seems undaunted by the task, moving through this recording with pride and self-assurance.
Too many hip-hop artists stick to defined lanes, but Run the Jewels aspire to run rampant, with a growing sophistication as well as heart, wit, and rage.
Chance’s The Big Day beautifully blends authentic passion with superior talent and special guests with star power.
Kendrick Lamar has produced a scattered album for a scattered time.