The incredible second major label album from Beck – and if there was any lingering suspicion that Mellow Gold was just a "Loser" fueled one hit wonder, Odelay absolutely smashed it away on this one and laid the foundation for a lasting legacy. Perhaps the apex of Dust Brothers ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Fashion Beats", "Don't Stop The Party", "Love You Long Time", "Time (Dirty Bit)", "Someday", "Whenever", "Best One Yet", "Just Can't Get Enough", "Play It Loud", "Do It Like This", ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tracks include "Joints & Jam", "Fallin Up", "Karma", "Movement", "The Way U Make Me Feel", "Positivity", "Que Dices?", "Communication", "Be Free", "What It Is", and more. (Hip Hop) LP, Vinyl record album
A very strong second LP by BEP – and one that does a surprisingly great job of mixing soul-based production with more hip-hop oriented modes! Tracks include the Premier-produced "Bep Empire" (is it just us, or are most of the NuHoppers nearly always at their best when they rely on ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Black Eyed Peas —
END ... LP Interscope, 2009. New Copy 2LP ...
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The best of the post-Elephunk mainstream conquering era records by the Black Eyed Peas – comfortably balancing bright dance pop and hip hop as strongly as ever! The career arc of the BEPs is as unlikely as anything in modern popular music, from the indie soul inspired alternative rap early ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
From The Rugrats soundtrack, featuring Mase and Blinky Blink. (Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
Dr Dre —
2001 ... LP Aftermath/Interscope, 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)...
Dre's solid and hugely successful follow-up to The Chronic, and production-wise it holds up really well after all these years! Chronic set the sound bar so high, even 6 or 7 years later its shadow loomed large, but Dre delivers a headnodding groove that was pretty tough to resist, then and now. The ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
We've been fans of 50 since we first heard the brilliant "How To Rob", and nothing about the massive, unbelievable level of popularity he's achieved, or the myriad of underground singles and mixtapes has done has done a damn thing to change our minds about him or his G Unit crew. With ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Kendrick Lamar —
DAMN. ... LP Aftermath/Interscope, 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ...
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DAMN!, indeed – Kendrick has yet to take even a small step down from the creative peak he's been riding for years – and takes another daring step forward with this strong, strident, no-mess-taking classic in the making! The surprise-announced DAMN! finds him taking on timely concerns ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Kendrick Lamar takes wider creative left turns than ever before on To Pimp A Butterfly – with a funk steeped production style that filters tried-and-true P Funk influences through leftfield modern beatcraft styles, inspired by cats like Madlib to Thundercat, the latter of whom is an official ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Untitled Unmastered, though masterful material from Kendrick Lamar – another great stride in his astonishing mid teens creative win streak– a low key and low stakes release compared to the huge platform for To Pimp A Butterfly, but damn, it sure does resonate with a similar haze of ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Michael Kiwanuka —
Kiwanuka ... CD Interscope, 2019. New Copy ...
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Michael Kiwanuka works in a genre that's all his own – definitely soulful, but wrapped around so many other influences too – all with this proud, positive vibe that's gotten the singer a lot more ears than we might have expected just a few short years ago! The record's got plenty of ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
Michael Kiwanuka works in a genre that's all his own – definitely soulful, but wrapped around so many other influences too – all with this proud, positive vibe that's gotten the singer a lot more ears than we might have expected just a few short years ago! The record's got plenty of ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Michael Kiwanuka —
Love & Hate ... LP Interscope, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ...
A set that arguably has even more majesty than the debut album from Michael Kiwanuka – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of that now-classic record! Production here is by Dangermouse, Inflo, and Paul Butler – and there's an airiness to some songs that really has Kiwanuka's ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Includes "Ain't No Click" featuring Tony Yayo, "Playboy", "Warrior", "I Get High" with 50 Cent & Snoop, "I'm So Fly", "Work Magic" with Young Buck, "If You So Gangsta", "Warrior Part 2" with Eminem, 50 & Nate ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
NERD sees sounds all right – and those sounds are far looser and more free associative than the precise hitmaking formula that main NERDs Pharell Williams and Chad Hugo spun as superstar production team The Neptunes! The sounds to see, feel, and hear, include jittery synthesizer beatcraft, ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The first single from Kweli's Beautiful Struggle – a weepy slow jam produced by Kanye West, and featuring a strong chorus by Mary J Blige! Mary is what really makes this single a winner. This isn't simply one of those myriad A-list guest spots in which the diva comes into the studio, ... (Hip Hop) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
The first and only volume from Tupac's Thug Life group – with Big Syke, Macadoshis, Mopreme, The Rated R guest appearances by YNV & Nate Dogg – raw street rap with an uncommonly soulful backdrop for the time! Thug Life came out in the midst of the early 90s gangsta rap media ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The landmark debut of 2Pac – hard rhymes and gritty production laying the bedrock for an iconic legacy! 2Pac's voice is front and center throughout, nothing tentative about the rhymes or delivery, and true to legend, every word feels honest and real, whether you're comfortable with it or not. ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Just before he got too hot for Jive and jumped to Death Row, this is the album where Pac moves above the Thug Life image he worked so hard to craft and delivered the lyrical goods with both his street stories and more introspective rhymes – helping set up his legacy as one of the most soul ... (Hip Hop) read moreLP, Vinyl record album