Tag Archives: Akon

Ace Hood “Ruthless” (2009)


From the July 6, 2009 issue of The Miami Herald (web / print)

On his sophomore release, Broward County rapper Ace Hood faces the task of trying to strike it big in a hip-hop scene already flooded with Floridians. Coming less than eight months since his debut album, Ruthless does little to distinguish Ace Hood’s content from that of  Rick Ross, Flo Rida, DJ Khaled and T-Pain. Continue reading

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K’naan “Troubadour” (2009)


If you like K-os you’ll love K’naan. Born in Somalia and now calling Toronto home, K’naan is an authentic Akon, embracing his African roots both lyrically and musically without the exploitation or thug posturing . Continue reading

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