At the end of the day, for someone who defined so much of what it means to be a pop/hip-hop superstar, I think it's fair to expect more.
Keys collectively combines her classical piano style with soul, R&B, and hip-hop rhythms to create a masterpiece of eclectic and diverse tracks.
Ultimately, Drogas Light is a mixed bag with more highlights than failures, remaining a worthwhile standalone listen for Fiasco’s veteran fans and newcomers alike.
Although the “official” physical release is just getting underway, Run the Jewels 3 is the perfect bookend to one of the worst years ever.
It’s an artist’s job to guide the voice of the people—something Common has always done in his career. With Black America Again, he strikes the right cord at the perfect time, and the result is one of the best albums of the year.
If Bon Iver’s last album was leaving the cabin, this project is the maturation and growing process. No longer trapped in the woods, Vernon’s forgotten Emma and is finally working on himself—and as fans, we’re reaping the rewards.
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The attention to detail and the variety in instrumentation that Ocean curates on the album is unparalleled, and his maturity shines bright in his songwriting, experimentation, vocal performance, and overall artistry.
Forget about watching saccharine holiday fluff like "Miracle on 34th Street" this holiday season. The Fulcrum recommends some worthwhile yuletide entertainment that have a bit more of an edge.