The Migos trapper undermines a strong start to his solo debut with a back half full of filler.
This week’s New Sounds also spotlights Migos, Khalid, and LCD Soundsystem.
The pop star overcomes her growing pains to release the most mature record of her young career.
All the Futures convene to reveal more than ever about the multifaceted mumble rapper.
A slate so promising that the hip-hop and R&B game may never be quite the same again.
The Atlanta rapper proves he’s got depth beyond generic gangsta rap.
Too much filler, a lack of lyrical risks, and several uninspired features make for a lackluster record.
The rapper’s tragic life makes his art hit home even harder than normal.
All the guest features in the world can’t make rainbows out of this intellectual black hole of a record.
The dream duo fail to find their flow together throughout most of their mixtape.
The more-is-more approach exposes the Migos trap star’s weaknesses.
Usher’s foray into the booming trap scene comes via a collaborative LP with Zaytoven.