By Caryn Ganz
Updated October 11, 2000 at 04:00 AM EDT

Although this site dabbles with a tricky formula — part magazine, part online store — it nails the right mix of commerce and criticism. With categories ranging from ”Thugged Out” to ”Spaced Out,” HipHopSite is as comfy dissecting the latest from abstract beat-maker Dan the Automator as a new album from lyrical gymnast Canibus.