Chris Brown’s ‘Heartbreak on a Full Moon’ Is Ambitious and Audacious
Chris Brown's new album is an ambitious effort; heartache and betrayal--amid collaborations with some of hip-hop's finest.
5 Best Songs from SWV’s ‘Release Some Tension’
SWV's final album of the 90s saw the girl group heading into more mature territory.
Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine’s Love for Music, Loyalty and Longevity Explored in ‘The Defiant …
'The Defiant Ones' finds director Allen Hughes taking one of the greatest, yet most rehashed stories ever told and giving it added context and character by attacking it from a unique vantage point.
Bryson Tiller Remains ‘True to Self’ on New Album
Bryson Tiller's new album, 'True to Self,' wins in terms of its aesthetic and addictive refrains.
‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ Season 6, Episode 13 Recap: Yung Joc Takes a Trip to Jamaica, Wak…
Yung Joc heads to Jamaica, Tammy tells Waka Flocka about her music career and more on the new episode of 'Love & Hip Hop.'
B.o.B Embraces His Journey From Major Label Star to Independent Leader
XXL sat down with B.o.B to get the scoop on his new album, 'Ether,' life as an independent artist, his thoughts on substance abuse and more.
Snoop Dogg Turns Back the Hands of Time on ‘Neva Left’ Album
Snoop Dogg turns back the hands of time on 'Neva Left,' delivering an album that is a testament to the rapper's unprecedented staying power.
‘The Eminem Show’ Solidified Marshall Mathers’ Legacy As a Rap God
Em's first two classics confirmed that he was the real deal, his third one proved he was an all time great.
5 Best Songs From LeToya Luckett’s ‘Back 2 Life’
We picked the best tracks from LeToya's latest.
Russ Builds a Solid Foundation With ‘There’s Really a Wolf’ Album
Carefully building the foundation for his career, Russ lands on solid ground with 'There's Really a Wolf,' the first chapter in the rapper's journey.