Tag: Album Reviews

Lupe Fiasco – The Cool (Album Review)

In 2008, Lupe Fiasco was coming off perhaps one of the best hip hop albums of the decade in ‘Food & Liquor.’ While ‘Food and Liquor’ was an album that covered a wide variety of subjects, ‘The Cool’ focused more on storytelling; an approach I think is perfect […]

Jay-Z – Reasonable Doubt (Album Review)

Back in 1996, I was into music, but I really wasn’t into Jay-Z’s music. To me, Jay-Z was in that second tier rap category: He wasn’t as interesting as Tupac, wasn’t quite as wise as Nas, and lyrically, he couldn’t compete with Biggie.  Fast forward a couple years […]