J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive

J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive Released: December 9, 2014 Rating: 6/7 2014 Forest Hills Drive is J. Cole’s third album, which includes thirteen tracks, and most surprisingly, no featured artists. The album title comes from the address of Cole’s adolescent home in North Carolina, the home where he first started rapping. He and…

Pharrell Williams – Girl

3/7 Girl is only Pharrell’s second solo album, which I found surprising. Personally, I would consider myself a fan, but more so of his producing and features. Pharrell is undeniably legendary, iconic and influential. However, this album for me did not impress me, at least to the caliber that I expected. Since Pharrell is so…

ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron

ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron 6/7 Oxymoron is ScHoolboy Q’s third studio album, but his first major album release under Top Dawg Entertainment and Interscope Records. The album consists of 15 tracks and includes several crucial features that add an extra “oomph” to the album, making it that much more monumental. Kendrick Lamar, being Q’s big…

Kid Cudi – Satellite Flight

Released: 2/25/2014 5/7 Satellite Flight was released as an EP in order to give fans a little taste of what is to come before Man on the Moon III is released in 2015. Scott Mescudi produced the entirety of the album, including its ten tracks and its album art. “Satellite Flight” was released three months…