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Smino Lavishes Listeners with Pure Affection

Smino Lavishes Listeners with Pure Affection

By Oliver Ni November 9, 2022

★★★★★ Smino’s signature smoothness returns with much love. Four years after releasing “NOIR,” Smino has dropped his third studio album “Luv 4 Rent,” treating fans to 51 minutes...

@DABABY/INSTAGRAM | DaBaby shows a lot of promise and is undoubtedly a force to be reckoned with in rap, but KIRK does not push the album to the heights that his talent implies it could go.

DaBaby Relies on Formulaic, Repetitive Song Structure

By Allan Navarro October 3, 2019

★★★☆☆ DaBaby’s sophomore album “KIRK” retains his fast-flowing, high-tempo, signature style but fails to innovate himself enough in an increasingly saturated hip-hop landscape with new...

Album Review: Culture II

Album Review: ‘Culture II’

By Yewande Ilawole February 2, 2018

Although its 24-song track list is intimidating, Migos’ latest album, “Culture II,” allows ample opportunity for the rap trio Migos to shine. Released exactly one year before “Culture II,”...

Tyler Creates New Sound

By Danny Funt April 3, 2013

Labelmates have described the scene at a Tyler, The Creator music video as follows: One minute, the rapper/director is going over instructions or staring stoically into the playback monitor, the next minute,...

Take Two With Tate Tucker

By Bisi Orisamolu March 1, 2012

Tate Tucker is a sophomore in the College who has captured the attention of Georgetown’s campus and the music industry. Although his emerging rap career is not typical of a Georgetown student, Tucker...

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