Injury Reserve's debut studio album isn't quite as consistent as the trio's mixtapes, but is nevertheless a cut above most of what you'll find in today's rap field.
A Quiet Farwell is an inventive and consistently stimulating collage of underground hip hop and various strands of abstract music.
Dos Monos' strange and intense sound is certainly unique, though it becomes a bit of a crutch as Dos City wears on.
Some Rap Songs is Earl Sweatshirt's most emotionally intense and artistically defined project yet.
Death Grips is online.
KIDS SEE GHOSTS finds both Kanye West and Kid Cudi in top form as they host a psychedelic odyssey through the darkest and brightest corners of their psyches.
“Hahaha” is the fourth single from Death Grips' upcoming album Year of the Snitch, whose June 22 release date has just been revealed.
The track samples a number of Death Grips’ past songs, most apparently "Lock Your Doors" in the intro. It also features pervasive record scratching contributed by DJ Swamp, who is said to be featured on the majority of the album. These elements, along with the slew of sudden instrumental shifts, put “Hahaha” among the trio's most disorienting and multi-faceted tracks.
Ye paints a vivid picture of Kanye's current state of self and, for as brief as it is, succeeds as an intimate exploration of family and mental health.