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Em & Royce reunite for an EP for the first time since the Slim Shady LP and the world of hip-hop collectively holds it’s breath. Now that the project is available, does it stack up to the great expectations?
Within the modern climate of the music industry the hype machine can move at a relentless, breakneck pace. Some emerge victorious, others are gobbled up just to be spitted out without anything to show after…
The TRU Brain Trust takes a look at what’ll probably be one of this year’s most talked about release. But is it actually any good?
After hours of intense deliberation and chair tossing, TRU writers weigh in on My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Pop the lid for the verdict.
Rhymefest’s debut album, Blue Collar, was an impressive introduction to the sound of the Chi-town wordsmith. After overcoming label politics and several false starts, Fest finally returns with his eternally delayed second go-round, El Che. Was it worth the wait? Let’s investigate.
Is B.o.B. the poor man’s Cee-Lo, a wannabe 3000, or a great artist in the making? Your neighborhood brain trust investigates. Here’s our take on B.o.B.’s The Adventures of Bobby
Do Method Man, Ghostface Killah and Raekwon The Chef have the chops to be able to body a tape together? Do they still have that Wu-Tang Clan sound? Pop the lid and find out.
Stimulus Package, Free teamed up with beat maestro Jake One. Stimulus Package already boasts one of the coolest album packaging ever. But how does the music hold up? I rounded up your neighborhood brain trust to get seek their wise counsel on Stimulus Package.
Wale is arguably the most divisive name in TRU Nation. So, a review of his long-awaited debut, Attention Deficit, is a no-brainer. On the cusp of AD’s official release (November 10), I rounded up the…
Kid Cudi’s first solo album, Man On The Moon: The End Of Day, somehow found its way across your friendly, neighborhood TRU Brain Trust’s desk – so we did what we usually do: no holds…
It took a little over a decade, but Raekwon finally released a follow-up to his classic debut, Only Built 4 Cuban Linx. I rounded up your friendly TRU Brain Trust for a special purple session.…
They say, whoever they are, that the third time is the charm. Keeping that age old aphorism in mind, let’s be real- we’ve all heard rumblings, promos, singles and commentary about Jay-Z’s latest release, The…