Meek Mill – Dreams Worth More Than Money Review

This album is full of high energy music without it all being aimed at clubs. There are also a few touches of a softer side that are rarely heard from Meek Mill that really help pull the project together.

The production is all excellent as it reflects what Meek Mill’s actual attitude on the song is. There is a lot of higher tempo beats that help the project keep rolling and there are also a good mixture of atmosphere to enhance the message of each song. Maybe a few more backings with more of an old school feel would show more of a complete challenge for Mill, but he has made a good selection of beats on this album.

The lyricism is good, although is not the most complicated. He utilises a lot of different techniques to really embelish each track and really improve the imagery. With his delivery showing that he will not be left in the background, it is really quite upsetting when he uses so much autotune throughout the album. Less autotune could help Mill keep his core audiance, however when he is using his raw talent, the tracks are great.

The features are great and help build the project up with a huge amount of working chemistry. They all bring good verses or hooks and help bring more diversity that the project needs to help it reach that next level. A few more singing guests could have helped bring the level of autotune down on the project.

Overall, this is an enjoyable project that unfortunately has a few down moments. For the most part, a lot of Hip Hop listeners can get into.

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P Money – Money Over Everything Review

This project relies heavily on production for its greatness, but P Money does a good job keeping it interesting. It is a shame that at twenty tracks long, that there is so much similarity between the tracks.

The production is excellent and really helps to build this project up to another level. All the beats are so grimy that they could not be confused for anything else. There are a lot of unusual sounds and noises that are used effectively to make the tracks interesting. Maybe a bit more variation between the backings would give this project some more replay ability, however there are no big issues with the selection here.

The lyricism is good but not as good as it could be. A lot of the performance on this album is from delivery and while the wordplay here does help, it is not the main focus. That is not to say that there is not enjoyable wordplay   within the project, it is just not as noticable as it could be.

The features are alright but they don’t shine as much as P Money does. Each of them does try hard and has thier own unique approach to thier rhymes and thier own vocal tones as well. The problem is that P Money is on another level and sghows the weaknesses in the guests verses.

Overall, this is an enjoyable album for a while and then it falls into the repetitive catagory until the end, where there is a small saving grace. P Money has crafted an album that is entertaining, but could take some work.

Issa – This Summer Review

This is an enjoyable album to have on in the background but there is too much autotune and repetition to be really focused on. Focusing on it shows the flaws in it.

The production reflects the title with a lot of relaxed beats that are very easy to hear. The backings are very cohesive and run together smoothly without becoming one long mess. However a few more variations in beat selection could have made a more balanced project.

The lyricism is alright but there is nothing complicated about it. It is all straightforward, which works well in doses, but over the whole project, it can become boring. A few more changes in delivery could make more entertaining songs.

The features do a good job breaking up the monotony of Issa. Each puts in some good effort and makes an entertaining verse. A couple of features with a bit more singing could have helped Issa out in that department but the choice of features here are a good choice.

Overall, this is a good background mixtape but if your looking for something engaging, you may want to look elsewhere. Issa has some work to do if he wants to become a power in Hip Hop.

Nino Man – Hungry For Success 2 Review

This is an enjoyable album with a good balance of emotion to party. Nino Man does a great job showing a softer side while keeping the tougher street one.

The production is good and works well with Nino’s style of rap. There is a good mixture of older and modern beats with a blend of high and low tempo. There are no real problems with beat selection here. Nino has done well here.

The lyricism is good and helps to make each song more entertaining. There are moments of greatness but also some more average moments that don’t reflect how talented Nino is. Maybe a few more technical aspects could be added more frequently, but if he continues like this, Nino will be a top lyricist.

The features are good and show that Nino has some Hip Hop power on his side. Each brings a good verse and really ups the star quality of the mixtape. Maybe more features could have made some more interesting tracks, however the chance to showcase his own ability was a solid choice.

Overall, this is a good project for any listener of Hip Hop. If he can build up off of what he has done with this, Nino Man could have a very fruitful career in rap.

Lil Reese – Supa Savage 2 Review

This is a mixtape populated with generic songs with a slightly above average delivery and extremely average wordplay. Lil Reese is doing little to push himself into the public eye.

The production is good, but it doesn’t act as great backing. Each one can be enjoyed and there is a lot of cohesion between the beats. A few more backings where Lil Reese doesn’t struggle to be better than the beat would improve this project, however that does not appear ot be his style.

The lyricism is average and does not really add to the experiance of the songs, which is unfortunate. Lil Reese uses some good techniques but there is nothing memorable about what he is rapping. He needs to develop more impact with what he is saying by delivery and substance.

The features are alright and show how much Lil Reese needs to improve. Each brings a good verse and a better chemistry with the production. Some features that push Lil Reese to new heights without over shadowing him would be better choices.

Overall, this mixtape could be better crafted but possesses enough falr that people who are already fans of Lil Reese could enjoy it. However for the masses, it may fall flat.

King Los – God, Money, War Review

This is an album intended to provoke thought and, to an extent, it does. However it lacks the energy to really make the songs stick and make the messages stay with the listener.

The production is good as individual tracks and all have the right tone for the messages. Each has an atmosphere that helps the impact of the messages when listneing to it. However they lack luster and do not have a lot ofreplay ability.

The lyricism is great and shows amazing creativity from King Los. His rhymes paint vivid pictures of what he is describing that unfortunately fade away as a new picture takes its place. Maybe changing up the content to less conscious naterial could help Los make tracks people will want to replay.

The features all add an extra dimension to the project as they are mostly singing which reflects well with King Los’ rap style. All the guests bring good verses that build each track up and help increase how cohesive the tracks are. A few more features that would push Los lyrically could be good, but these are all good choices.

Overall, this is an enjoyable album for the emotional listener who wants to hear of darker, thought provoking topics. However if you want something lighter, this may not be for you.

Pastor Troy – Crown Royal 6 Review

This mixtape is full of repetitive and unimpressive tracks that just happen to be extremely catchy. Pastor Troy knows how to get a song stuck in the listeners head.

The production is enjoyable but is excessively repetitive. Every track does sound different from one another, but each song gets dull while you listen to the whole thing. A few more ups and downs during the tracks could have made a more interesting listen and kept the listeners attention.

The lyricism is not complex or complicated in any shape or form. It is enjoyable due to delivery and performance which is all part of Pastor Troy’s charm, but the actual wordplay is not what you listen to this for. A boost in lyrical techniques could help make this project more attractive to a wider audiance.

The features are good in breaking up the monotony in Pastor Troy’s formula, Each does not bring anything lyrically better than Troy, but the change in tone helps a lot on the tracks. Some features that would push troy to improve himself would go a long way.

Overall, this project could be enjoyed if your in the mood for it. If your looking for something with substance, there are other projects out there.