PRHYME – PRHYME 2

Slaughterhouse Rapper Royce Da 5’9 and legendary producer DJ Premier come together for a follow-up to their collaborative debut ‘PRhyme‘.  ‘PRhyme 2’ is released on the duo’s own label PRhyme Records and marks 3 years since the release of their first eponymous album.  Last year Royce promised that “every beat on PRhyme 2 has a…

EMINEM – SHADY XV

To celebrate 15 years of his label, Shady Records, Eminem releases ‘Shady XV’, a double-sided compilation featuring new material as well as a celebration of the Shady back catalogue.  Side one houses all new material, and features the likes of Yelawolf, Slaughterhouse, Sia and D12.  Em’s flow is, as usual, completely unparalleled, but his insistence on…

YELAWOLF – WAY OUT

‘Trunk Muzik’ had a realness to it that stood out, ‘Radioactive’ was innovative, but earlier today Yelawolf dropped the first release from the upcoming album ‘Trunk Muzik Returns’ (March 14th), and it just doesn’t cut it.  The beat sounds like a tacky 90’s dance sample supplemented by an uninspiring, hi-hat-heavy drum track.  Yela earned his…

A$AP ROCKY – LONG.LIVE.A$AP

A$AP ROCKY – LONG.LIVE.A$AP This month saw that hotly anticipated release of A$AP Rocky’s debut album.  Although plagued by leaks and pushed-back dates the album doesn’t disappoint.  The laid-back rhymes and atmospheric beats that earned him his fame are not lost among the multitude of huge names (Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Santigold to name but…