Amerikaz Nightmare

Amerikaz Nightmare

Despite a label change, Mobb Deep remains true to its grimy self on this, the act's sixth studio set. The Queens, N.Y.
My Honky Tonk History

My Honky Tonk History

Travis Tritt is one of country music's most soulful and versatile vocalists, equally adept at Southern rock swagger and understated ballads.
Godfather Buried Alive

Godfather Buried Alive

Shyne is one of hip-hop's most controversial stars. Given his previous affiliations with Sean "P. Diddy" Combs and his current imprisonment, the Brooklyn, N.Y.-based MC has been through a lot in the past few years.
Betzaida

Betzaida

Betzaida, a native of Chicago with Puerto Rican and Mexican roots, shows much promise on her debut.
The Revolution Starts . . . Now

The Revolution Starts . . . Now

There has been no shortage of albums labeled "important" for one reason or another. But there is little doubt that "The Revolution Starts . . .
Crosby Nash

Crosby Nash

It has been 28 years since David Crosby and Graham Nash released an album as a duo, but from the sound of it, one would never know that almost three decades have passed.
On Your Shore

On Your Shore

Charlotte Martin is currently on the Chicks With Attitude tour, but the sentiment that pervades her debut album, "On Your Shore," is one of contemplation and darkness, with glimpses of light filtering through.
That's Life

That's Life

Since her breakthrough 1988 hit single "Happy Ever After," British chanteuse/ songwriter Julia Fordham has consistently delivered appealing collections of pop tunes graced with an R&B luminosity.
Taken to the Next Phase (Reconstructions)

Taken to the Next Phase (Reconstructions)

The Isley Brothers' rich musical legacy has been covered by contemporary R&B/pop artists and provided the melodic backdrop to many rap/ hip-hop recordings.
The Living Road

The Living Road

With a family background surprisingly similar to that of Lila Downs, Lhasa may well be the next Mexican-American chanteuse to follow in the former's footsteps.
Unspeakable

Unspeakable

Guitarist Bill Frisell's 19th Nonesuch release is a revisiting of an old friendship that stretches back 20 years: as with several previous Frisell projects, it's a partnership with producer Hal Willner (music supervisor for "Saturday Night Live").
Almost Blue

Almost Blue

Rhino's Elvis Costello-thon continues with three fresh double-CD reissues from his Columbia and Warner oeuvre.
I Won't Forget

I Won't Forget

This nine-man band out of rural Arkansas makes a big-time bow following four small-label recordings and 15 years of intense touring.

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