REVIEW: Saafir – The Hit List

The Hit List

Artist: Saafir

Album: The Hit List

Label: Warner

Rating: 7 / 10

Reviewer: DJ MF

Saafir, aka Reggie Gibson, aka Mr. No No, aka The Saucee Nomad is among the top 5 MC’s in the world today based purely on lyrical ability. Not many with any background or knowledge of hip hop would argue this point I think. So now you’re asking, “Why hasn’t he blown up then?”.

REVIEW: Roots Manuva – Run Come Save Me

Run Come Save Me

Artist: Roots Manuva

Album: Run Come Save Me

Label: Big Dada

Rating: 7.5 / 10

Reviewer: A to the L

Roots Manuva returns to the fray after his debut album “Brand New Second Hand” was received with critical acclaim. He’s described this follow up as “a patchwork reflection of the bittersweet-tainted joys and pains of progress – a declaration of good hearted ghetto hoorah joyous intent.” BUT IS IT DOPE? Lets find out…

REVIEW: The Roots – Phrenology

Phrenology

Artist: The Roots

Album: Phrenology

Label: MCA

Rating: 5.5 / 10

Reviewer: DJ MF

phre·nol·o·gy
n.
The study of the shape and protuberances of the skull, based on the now discredited belief that they reveal character and mental capacity.