In 2010 Kid Cudi was flying high with hits like "Up Up & Away" and "Pursuit of Happiness." But the moon man's music has fallen far since those days, and his new album Indicud, indicates that he won't be back in the limelight any time soon.
Meet Tony Starks. Or should I say, Ghostface Killah. A master of treading the line between dual identities, the former Wu Tang Clan member ruthlessly incites images of blood, murder and crime on his tenth studio album 12 Reasons to Die.
Where did the backpack rapper go? Despite its grandiose promises (and title), Lupe Fiasco's new album still languishes in creative purgatory. This uneven effort, the first part of an ambitious trilogy, causes Paul Blank '14 to miss the unapologetically crass Lasers.