Potholes in My Bloghttp://potholesinmyblog.com/
This blog doesn't just cover music from the hip-hop genre and it does a good job reviewing a wide range of music. Potholes in My Blog also has a really intelligent audience so make sure you check out the comments under the blog posts.
The Nod Factorhttp://www.nodfactor.com/category/blog/
This blog is part of a larger website that features music news, remixes, and artist updates. Come to The Nod Factor blog if you want to check out new remixes, funny videos, and neat posts (like a hip hop version of Darth Vader's theme song).
Pigeons &amp;amp; Planeshttp://pigeonsandplanes.com/
The title explains exactly what this blog strives for. The planes in the title represent the big artists out there (Eminem, Lil Wayne) and the pigeons represent the starving artists who need coverage to get their name out. Pigeons and Planes presents a good balance of mainstream hip hop and up and coming artists.
This blog has a slick presentation of new music, new reviews, and remixes. Decently Dope definitely lives up to their promise of &quot;delivering your daily dosage of multi-genre madness&quot;. Also check out their awesome play lists!
Live for the Funkhttp://www.liveforthefunk.com/
This blog sifts through all the new music, remixes, and reviews from all genres of music. Just because Live for the Funk isn't exclusively hip hop doesn't mean they don't have good taste in hip hop music. Check it out and you might be surprised.
Fake Shore Drivehttp://www.fakeshoredrive.com/about
This blog has won several accolades from prestigious music publications, so it comes highly recommended by those in the industry. Check out their mixtape collections for a good selection of music, mostly coming out of the Chicago music scene.