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Kendrick Lamar, ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

Daring to delve further into the cerebral chambers of this talented introvert, we take a deeper look at Kendrick Lamar's 'To Pimp a Butterfly' album with a track-by-track breakdown.

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Five Best Songs From Salt-N-Pepa’s ‘Blacks’ Magic’ Album

Now that 25 years have passed since the release of Salt-N-Pepa's 'Blacks' Magic,' we choose the best tracks from the album.

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Estelle, ‘True Romance’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

Love is a battlefield -- just ask Pat Benatar -- but with it also comes an immense amount of joy. British-bred singer Estelle documents all of the highs and lows, breakups and make-ups and everything in between on her new album, True Romance.

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Five Best Songs From D’Angelo’s ‘Voodoo’ Album

On the 15th anniversary of D'Angelo's 'Voodoo' album, we've crafted a list of the five best songs that serve as the best representation of its greatness.

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Jazmine Sullivan, ‘Reality Show’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

Is singer Jazmine Sullivan's third album, 'Reality Show,' worth a listen? Check out our album review to find out.

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D’Angelo and the Vanguard, ‘Black Messiah’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

D'Angelo's third album, 'Black Messiah,' is here nearly 15 years after the release of 'Voodoo.' Find out if the singer's project is worthy of your time.

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Nicki Minaj, ‘The Pinkprint’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

She's vulnerable, arrogant, vulgar, emotional and heartbroken. Nicki Minaj's 'The Pinkprint' album is worth a listen. Find out why.

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J. Cole, ‘2014 Forest Hills Drive’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

J. Cole releases his third studio effort, '2014 Forest Hills Drive.' Find out if the rapper's album is worth a listen.

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Mary J. Blige, ‘The London Sessions’ – [ALBUM REVIEW]

Is Mary J. Blige's 13th album, 'The London Sessions,' worthy of your time? Read our review to find out.

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Big K.R.I.T., ‘Cadillactica’ [ALBUM REVIEW]

Space is the place. On his highly-anticipated sophomore effort, ‘Cadillactica,’ Big K.R.I.T. invites listeners to take an interstellar trip through the South (and his subconscious) aboard his Cadillac spaceship.

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