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Life for members of the BT is more than weed and brew, but among our members we’ve found three of them willing to put aside the daily grind for a moment and pen down their…
All that’s left for listapalooza 2011 now is the top one, the album list. Since none of us could actually tell what constitutes the difference bewtween albums and mixtapes nowadays (more on that here) we’ve…
2011 was a year with many faces in this world of rap. We saw emo-rap rise to prominence like never before while the man partly responsible for paving it’s way towards the mainstream dived headfirst…
Though their albums have always been cohesive and gravitated more and more to singular ideas over the years The Roots deliver their first concept album with ‘undun.’ The BT goes on a sonic journey to found out if the great expectations are delivered upon.
It almost goes without saying that Drake won’t be repping for the hard knocks in the school of life. Nobody expects a Timb boots wearing roughneck album but the members of the BT are man (and in one case, woman) enough to deal with emotional content. So will Drizzy tug at their heartstrings or lull them to sleep? Read on to find out.
After the lukewarm reception of his official debut album Wale has made the surprising switch to Rick Ross his outfit. Will his ambition finally pay off rolling with MMG or is he the odd one…
Jay Electronica isn’t known for unleashing torrents of material on the public, but when you’ve set the bar as high as Exhibit C heads will take notice when you release new material. So has this new track rightfully escaped the clutches of his severe quality control or did it quietly slip through the seams? The TRU BT answers the call of their reviewing duty.
After several pushbacks and a critically acclaimed series of mixtapes anticipation for J. Cole’s official debut has risen to a fever pitch. Will the Roc Nation newbie be a worthy heir to the throne? TRU…
With years of build-up and an escalating volley of subliminal shots between him and that one dude on the throne, all eyes are turned to Weezy F. Baby dropping the latest installment to the Carter series. Does he back his claims of producing a classic or create a pile of ‘meh’? The Brain Trust points their collective ears.
It has landed. The album everybody is talking about, the biggest rap release of the year, the one that the internet held it’s breath for and didn’t even leak. Of course the TRU Brain Trust…
Aaron Sometimes you just know a classic track when you hear one.Kanye and Jay’s first official cut off Watch the Throne has been released, no HAM. Fortunately, they ditched that disappointment and crafted the masterpiece…
Officer Ross found a new job as head honcho of his own label ‘Maybach Music Group’. Does the self-styled don have another hit on his hands or will the Illuminati not let him strike out on his own? The TRU Brain Trust went in to investigate.