Mastermind often feels like the hip-hop equivalent of a commemorative march for a triumphant ruler.
Hip-hop titans Rick Ross and Jay-Z have joined forces for a new track from—presumably, considering the lyrics—the former’s forthcoming album.
Self Made, Vol. 3 never defies the sampler-pack, training camp aesthetic that defines these kinds of collaborations, while still offering a few shining moments to justify its existence.
San Francisco’s indie-rock veterans’ upcoming album, Breakup Song, is being billed as a showcase of “Cuban-flavored party-noise-energy music.”