6 items by Kris Ex

  • The Eminem Show

    The Eminem Show | ALBUM REVIEW

    With The Eminem Show, Eminem just may have made the best rap-rock album in history. And that's not only because he reworks Aerosmith's "Dream On," on "Sing for the Moment." The Eminem Show is a hybrid theory...

    June 6, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • AOI: Bionix

    AOI: Bionix | ALBUM REVIEW

    Posdnuos, Dave and Maseo are so far AHEAD of the hip-hop herd that if their pioneering 1989 debut, 3 Feet High and Rising, were released today, it would revolutionize hip-hop all over again. They're so far ahead...

    January 2, 2002 12:00 AM ET
  • The W


    Taught y'all Niggas how to rap/Reimburse me," chastises Ghostface Killah on the Wu-Tang Clan's third group effort, the dizzying W. He has a...

    December 14, 2000 10:10 AM ET
  • Like Water For Chocolate

    Like Water For Chocolate | ALBUM REVIEW

    Chicago-born rapper common has a passion for creating conceptual suites of art rather than collections for commerce. With his fourth album, Like Water for Chocolate, he seems no closer to gaining platinum discs on his wall, but...

    April 13, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • Vol. 3 Life And Times of S. Carter

    Vol. 3 Life And Times of S. Carter | ALBUM REVIEW

    Ok, he's reloaded. And on his fourth album, Vol. 3 . . . Life and Times of S. Carter, he's a sweet contradiction. Lyrically, Jay is less introspective than he was on 1996's Reasonable Doubt; he's more...

    February 3, 2000 12:00 AM ET
  • I Am...The Autobiography

    I Am...The Autobiography | ALBUM REVIEW

    I'm at the Gambling spot/My hands on a knot/New York Yankees cap cover my eyes/Stand in one spot/ I take a nigga's dough/Send him home to his shoe box/You lost that, nigga/I'll put your dollar in a...

    April 2, 1999 12:00 AM ET