Paul Wall Had a Great Year January 3, 2023
While the Houston legend is mainly remembered for his mid-2000s run of Southern rap classics, Paul Wall is currently making some of the most vital music of his career, Dean Van Nguyen writes.
The new album from Nashville's Namir Blade is a reflection of his interests; an imperfect, yet ambitious listen
Don't mistake this 20 minute project for a minor release. Steel Tipped Dove delivers this most concentrated (and essential) dose of his singular proclivities.
Dean Van Nguyen breaks down Big Jade's new album and how anyone and anything that stands in her way will likely be steamrolled.
As our DMX tribute series nears its close, Dean Van Nguyen recalls X's self-aware levity and his chemistry with the late Aaliyah.
Our MF DOOM tribute rolls on as Dean Van Nguyen explores the King Geedorah cut starring Hassan Chop.
Dean Van Nguyen dives deep into the 9th Wonder-produced, long-delayed, and heavily pirated cult classic.
Dean Van Nguyen shines up the candy paint on the Beaumont rapper's newest full-length.
Dean Van Nguyen goes in on the Memphis artist bringing crunk back.
The veteran MC was recently tapped to add bars to the HBO series' slapper of a theme song. Dean Van Nguyen investigates.