Finding Forever – Common ★★★½

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 2007 Finding Forever Common ★★★½ 72 Hip-Hop Finding Forever is the victim of being in the shadow of the classic Common album that came out just a few years prior. The album is a clear step down from Be, both for Common as an emcee and for Kanye WestContinue reading “Finding Forever – Common ★★★½”

Kala – M.I.A. ★★★★

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 2007 Kala M.I.A. ★★★★ 76 Electronic Alternative Hip-Hop Synthpop Kala is a loud, bangin’ pop record that’s much less hip-hop leaning than M.I.A.’s previous album Arular and more overall about electronic production and creating dance tracks than her vocals.  With an almost childlike, playground chaoticness or aggressiveness, M.I.A. mixesContinue reading “Kala – M.I.A. ★★★★”

Untrue – Burial ★★★★

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 2007 Untrue Burial ★★★★ 78 Electronic Ambient Dubstep Untrue is one of the most consistent albums in terms of song quality, sound, speed and vibe I’ve ever listened to. It’s subtly brilliant and one of a kind, which makes it so easy to overlook. Without true lyrical lines orContinue reading “Untrue – Burial ★★★★”