My Favourite Hip-Hop Albums from 2016

2016 was a strange year. Looking back at my Top 100 records of 2015 is a reminder that there simply weren’t as many excellent releases this year. With Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp a Butterfly”, Lupe Fiasco’s “Tetsuo & Youth”, Joey Bada$$’s “B4Da$$’ and Oddisee’s “The Good Fight”, you had a varied, very complete picture of […]

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Izzie Gibbs – Jutsu EP

Northampton Grime emcee Izzie Gibbs is currently setting the scene alight with his release “Jutsu EP”, boasting two of the year’s most potent singles in “Mandem” and “My Life”. Admittedly, these songs dominate the six-track EP, yet Izzie Gibbs’ delivers a constant stream of heavy bangers. As a snapshot of aggressive rapping over surprisingly accessible […]

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Bugzy Malone – Facing Time

Bugzy Malone had a buzz around him for a few years, known for being one of the fiercest Grime emcees outside of London (hailing from Manchester). To call a YouTube clip a “breakthrough” moment is reflective of how heavily Grime relies on social media these days, but in 2014 Bugzy delivered this: Mostly known nowadays […]

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Elzhi – Lead Poison

The great thing about RapReviews.com is that we’re always late with reviews. That may sound like a dumb thing to write that’ll have the owner rejecting any future musings from yours truly, but it rings true when it comes to critiquing rap albums. That’s not to say that our opinion is superior to other, bigger […]

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