RIFF’d: Snoop Dogg’s ‘Neva Left’

Snoop Dogg is as celebrated an artist as they come, everyone from Master P and Martha Stewart to Tupac has extended their hand wanting a piece of the action. He’s a Golden God to some […]

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RIFF’d: Machine Gun Kelly’s ‘Bloom’

Machine Gun Kelly‘s third studio album Bloom is a lyrical monstrosity. He is a Paint-By-Number rapper who follows around trends like a lost puppy, humping the legs of other more enterprising artists. Each song is a […]

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RIFF’d: Perfume Genius’ ‘No Shape’

Perfume Genius‘ fourth studio album No Shape represents a bold move forward. Mike Hadreas takes listeners down a path of self-discovery; courageously opening his inner sanctum for the sake of honest art. He openly discusses his […]

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RIFF’d: Gorillaz’ ‘Humanz’

The Gorillaz‘ long awaited album Humanz is a smorgasbord of sizzling emotions, provocative questions and hopeful ideals. On one hand you have songs that openly challenge political authorities and on the other you have abstract mysteries that […]

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RIFF’d: Mr. Mitch’s ‘Devout’

Mr. Mitch‘s Devout is precisely what the title suggests, a revelatory project that encapsulates his core values. He closely analyzes love, family and fatherhood; embracing the many challenges that have come with unwavering dedication. For the […]

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RIFF’d: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DAMN.’

With his fourth studio album DAMN., Kendrick Lamar takes another herculean leap towards rap immortality. Whereas To Pimp A Butterfly was more politically outspoken, DAMN is more introspective, a reexamination of core values. It is […]

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On his second studio album All-Amerikkkan Bada$$, Joey Bada$$ shows the world what it means to be a patriot. Having already delayed the album once, he looked at this as an opportunity to pen an open letter […]

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RIFF’d: Jamiroquai’s ‘Automaton’

After a seven-year hiatus Jamiroquai is back, but instead of bringing something fresh to the table he’s serving up bland, featureless emotions; like an egg, smooth but with no distinguishable characteristics. As one of the most […]

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RIFF’d: Raekwon’s ‘The Wild’

On his seventh studio album, The Wild, Raekwon is an unstoppable force. A lyrical juggernaut with a full head of steam. He is motivated, well rested and inspired in ways that have him going miles beyond […]

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RIFF’d: Rick Ross’ ‘Rather You Than Me’

With his ninth effort, Rather You Than Me, Rick Ross has revealed yet another telling chapter in his growing legacy. After several health scares, some of which put his life at serious risk, he adopted a […]

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