Jonathan Christian, Northwest Vista College
The Harlem artist’s latest album certainly pushes sonic boundaries, but feels at times like all style and no substance.
Tyler Fitch, Florida State University
The Compton rapper’s acceptance into the hip-hop pantheon depends on his forthcoming album.
Elijah Watson, University of Texas at Austin and Guest Contributor
Kendrick’s decision to put out an unapologetically political album divided fans, but it should unite critics.
It’s simultaneously comedic and poignant, the soundtrack equivalent to a Richard Pryor joke.
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