Category Archives: Xplosive Magazine

Xplosive Magazine #12 : Lil Jon & The Eastside Boyz Cover

Cover is more of a collage, does have Mac Dre and The Jacka on it. Interesting ad for 50 Cents Valentine’s Day Massacre album I had never seen. Ciara looks hot inside. Jadakiss and The Jacka articles inside. An interview that was done 5 weeks before the death of Mac Dre also inside.

Rating: 7.0/10

Xplosive Magazine #8 : B-Legit Black C Tay Da Tay Cover

Dual cover with Black C and The Clipse gracing each side. Good article on the come up of The Clipse and all the bumps in the road. Luni Coleone is also featured inside. Keak Da Sneak and Styles P also mentioned.

Rating: 7.0/10

Xplosive Magazine #9 : Baby & Manny Fresh Cover

City 2 City section goes to Kansas City and features Tech N9Ne and Rich The Factor. Large City 2 City feature on S.F. with a large variety of bay artists including Andre Nickatina, JT The Bigga Figga, and Guce. I have to call out C-4 and Ceza for their CD reviews, they review 40 albums without one being criticized including albums 702-Star, and Moonshine Bandits – Soggy Crackerz.

Rating: 5.5/10

Xplosive Magazine #2 : E-40 Cover

Pretty good issue if you are a follower of the bay. Includes articles on 11/5, JT The Bigga Figga, and C-Bo.

Rating: 7.5/10

Xplosive Magazine #17 : Keyshia Cole & Kia Shine Cover

Articles on San Quinn, The Game, Mitchy Slick,Tech N9Ne, and Luni Coleone. Top 20 New York artist at the moment: 1)50 Cent 2)Jay-Z 3)Nas 4)Camron 5)Uncle Murda

Rating: 7.5/10

Xplosive Magazine #7 : Ashanti Mac Dre & Da Unda Dogg Cover

Beautiful Ashanti on one side and the bay area legend Mac Dre on the other side. Story on the up and coming rapper Yo Gotti and the late rapper Seagram.

Rating: 8.0/10

Xplosive Magazine #10 : Outkast Cover

Cover is like a collage, so it doesn’t put any emotions in my head. Love the article and advertisements for Ganxsta Nip’s album. Articles on Yukmouth, DMX, Beyonce, and my man Deebo.

Rating: 7.0/10

Xplosive Magazine #5 : The Click & E-40 Cover

The Mossie gets some love on the cover of this bay area magazine.  Article on Cellski, Rich The Factor, and Guce. Although it is West heavy, there are articles on the St. Lunatics, Lil Mo, and Jadakiss.

Rating: 8.5/10

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