The 24 Best Rap Albums of 2018

After taking a few weeks to reflect on the hip-hop releases of 2018, my list of the 24 best rap albums is here. Instead of ranking them 1-24, here they are in the order they were released in.

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M-A.C. Weekly Waves: Best of ’18

This week’s blog posts are kicked off by a playlist compiled of the best rap songs from the best rap albums in 2018. (Lot’s of J Cole features are present)

The Queen of What?

The last few weeks have given us lots of new rap albums, so here’s a slew of albums to play instead of Nicki Minaj.  Continue reading “The Queen of What?”

The Worst Album Ever Recorded

You all ever come across that one piece of media that just leaves you completely in awe of how awful it is? I’m sure we’ve all seen at least one movie or heard one song that we thought: “Nothing can top this – this is as bad as it gets.” Well, fear not, ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got something special for you today.

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Reviews Through A Friend: Vince Staples’ “Big Fish Theory”

Hello everyone, and welcome to another installment in our second ever “Reviews Through a Friend,” in which we review albums handpicked by our fellow Mid-American Culture contributors. Today, I’ll be reviewing Vince Staples’ 2017 album, Big Fish Theory.

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My All-Time Favorite Album

A favorite album is something very personal; something you have a connection to that you don’t have with anything else. If you’re like me, you’ll find yourself bobbing and weaving through different musical moods – one week you could find yourself in a 60’s psychedelic rock mood. Another you could be in a 90’s hip-hop mood, and after that you could find yourself listening to classic country. But a favorite album is something you can always return to – something to serve as an intermission between your varying musical preferences. And, for me, that album is Murmur by R.E.M.

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