It’s certainly been a while since The Brain Trust collectively tackled an album, but Kanye’s Yeezus is as big a release as it is a polarizing one, so we figured it now was the perfect time to assemble again. Dig in.
TRU’s own experts on Christian rap sit down to take a listen to the subgenre’s supergroup debut album. Do they come off as kings or paupers? Read on.
Hopes for a return to form for T.i. have unfortunately not been met. The Brain Trust attempts to dissect what the trouble with ‘Trouble Man’ is.
Section.80 already scored the top spot in TRU’s list of 2011′s best albums, so now that TDE is in a joint venture with Dr. Dre’s Aftermath behemoth for the release of the follow-up, expectations could…
You know what’s cruel? Hyping an album all summer long and then not dropping it until fall hits.
DJ Khaled released his sixth studio album, Kiss the Ring on Tuesday. He says it’s “da besss,” but he says that about every album. Is he right this time? Your TRU Brain Trust investigates. Peep game.
Rap’s undeniable summer blockbuster is here. Wether it’s a fast-paced action stomper to go along with your popcorn or a thrill-less dud stabling over its own plot holes will now be revealed.
Expectations rose exponentially with each leaked song for the tenth studio album of God’s Son Nasir Jones. But are those great expectations proven justified or does Nas lead the fanfare with egg on his face? The BT attempts to find out.
Critics were enamored with his free internet release nostalgia/ULTRA and Frank Ocean’s first major label release is treated as a paradigm shift in urban contemporary music. The Brain Trust decided to assemble and tune in to Channel ORANGE to find out if the programming is worth your time or not.
Last year around this time Ricky Rozay’s Maybach Music Group released the first album presenting the entire roster and this year, they’re doing it again. Down a rapper but gaining a singer, the house that…
After three critically acclaimed projects released for free to the webs K.R.I.T. managed to make the expectations for his major label debut skyrocket. Will the first time he asks for a couple bucks be just as worthwhile as when he handed out his tasty freebees?
Will Bobby Ray shoot for the stars again or will the airplane crash and burn? The BT attempts to find out.