Come on now, time to cut it out. Pretty much everything he has dropped this decade has been stellar, be it solo or as part of Armand Hammer (with Elucid). Apollo Brown’s smooth boom-bap is the common thread that holds this album together and from the host of featured artists nobody disappoints – who shines most will likely be dependent on the personal preference of the listener. uknowhatimsayin¿ definitely is Danny Brown’s most traditional-sounding project since his 2010 debut The Hybrid. Picture: Getty Smooth, atmospheric production, poetically beautiful lyrics, and great flow and delivery. With Pinata they showed their apparent differences only served to create a result that was bigger than the sum of the two parts; with Bandana they prove it was not a fluke. Brooklyn-born Virginia-resident Awon teamed up with long-time collaborator Phoniks to craft this timeless-feeling album. He has been the main player responsible for revitalizing the mafioso subgenre, and the atmospheric, gritty lo-fi beats he rhymes over he can be seen as trend-setting for lots of newcomers who would go and build on this style (think Griselda and all their affiliates). From different eras and different walks of life, veterans and newcomers alike lend their styles and deliveries to this 21 track album. View reviews, ratings, news & more regarding your favorite band. This project has Deck doing what he does best: spitting dope bars over dark, hard beats. Internet s'enflamme Nas, Biggie, 2Pac, Jay-Z, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Lil Wayne... quand les américains s'amusent à classer les 50 meilleurs rappeurs de tous les temps, ça fait réagir. The guest verses Kwame, Lil’ Fame, Killah Priest, and Michael Fiya drop just add a bit of extra flavor – but four guest spots on 16 tracks mean Bobby J isn’t overcrowded on his own record like so many other artists are when they have a guest feature on almost every song on their albums. This is an excellent album that should appeal to almost anyone. Tek & Steele fuse their flows with the signature sound of producer extraordinaire 9th Wonder and his duly respected producer conglomerate Soul Council, to create a nostalgic yet contemporary music experience. Philadelphia native Dark Lo spent much of his younger years in and out of prison, but after meeting Philly rapper AR-AB, he switched directions to pursue a career in Hip Hop. Rise Of Da Moon is a must-have, at least for those who were around to enjoy Black Moon’s debut when it dropped. Dope, original soundscapes by Theory Hazit – grimy and funky at the same time – and dope wordplay by Krum: Here’s Mud in Your Eye needs to be on more people’s radars. At 33 minutes barely over EP-length, this surprise release by Brother Ali is an unexpected treat – Secrets & Escapes is a truly great project, despite its short running time and total lack of pre-promotion. Not a weak song on Summer Classics, but “The Collector” with Killah Priest, “Hook Drop”, a M.O.P. May the Lord Watch doesn’t have any production by original Little Brother member 9th Wonder but it has the great lyrical synergy of Big Pooh and Phonte we know from previous Little Brother albums. Good to see a couple don’t sleep records artist on here, they are all super talented. What rises this album above most other albums in the NYC boom-bap renaissance that is going on right now, is Nems’ lyricism. The envelope-pushing production on There Existed an Addiction to Blood is near-flawless, and totally engrossing. 51. The Best Rap Videos Of 2019. Kwesbaar, which means vulnerable in South African language Afrikaans, is a gem of an album and a must-listen for anybody who appreciates intelligent, confident, well-produced music. Where Nas’ Lost Tapes 2 compilation was OK – good but nor great (a couple of bangers, but also a few songs that should never have been released), this O.C. Thanks for the dope list. This page lists the songs that reached number-one on the overall Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart, the R&B Songs chart (which was created in 2012), and the Hot Rap Songs chart in 2019.