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Drew’s Review: What’s the deal with all the rap?

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist November 15, 2016

Nope, no top 10 list for you and all your friends to debate around the lunch table this week. Instead, I’ll explain why hip-hop music receives a disproportionate, though deserved, amount of coverage...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 debut hip-hop albums

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist October 25, 2016

“Ready to Die,” The Notorious B.I.G. “Illmatic,” Nas “The Chronic,” Dr. Dre “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik,” OutKast “College Dropout,” Kanye West “Doggystyle,”...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 rapper performances in movies

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist October 18, 2016

Ice Cube in “Friday” (1995) Method Man in “How High” (2001) Ice T in “New Jack City" (1991) Will Smith in “The Pursuit of Happyness" (2006) Ice Cube in “Boyz n the Hood" (1991) ...

Drew’s Review: Top 10 hip-hop/rap albums of 2016

Drew Hagge, Music Columnist September 20, 2016

“Coloring Book” — Chance the Rapper “Blank Face LP” — ScHoolboy Q “Malibu”— Anderson .Paak “Blonde” — Frank Ocean “The Life of Pablo”— Kanye West “Still...

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