Drake and Beyoncé collaborators confidently step out on their own.
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Baton Rouge rapper’s debut studio album displays impressive range.
Prolific rocker’s urgency continues to produce thrilling results.
A radiant blend of styles and a joy of an album.
Weezy raps his ass off just often enough to get fans optimistic for 2016.
Calling all sad sacks, heartthrobs, and misery seekers.
Back from left field, the detail-oriented gangster rapper delivers his most mature album.
Thug’s second tape in as many months offers his peculiarities in streamlined form.
The Los Angeles rapper pursues the meaning of life through anime and weed.
The 20-year-old Chicago rapper demolishes negative stereotypes of what “drill music” is.
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