Tag: angry

June 29, 2017 /

Last week we lost a hip-hop legend: Prodigy, in his own words, “a dirty New Yorker” and one-half of the seminal duo Mobb Deep, along with his partner Havoc.

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March 23, 2017 /

The Geto Boys is not exactly a guilty pleasure for me, because I’m a fan all day and I’ll happily admit that, but it feels kinda…naughty to bump their music on my headphones while standing shoulder-to-shoulder with buttoned-down business people on the morning commute, y’know?

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March 30, 2016 /

“You’re about to witness the strength of street knowledge.”

And with that, popular music changed forever.

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January 14, 2016 /

“All I need… is a ride or die…”

Lately I’ve been putting quite bit of play on Devoted, the second album from the Cali indie group Rituals of Mine (formerly known as Sister Crayon).  

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January 7, 2016 /

Gotta kick off 2016 with some heat.

Semi Hendrix is the L.A. duo of rapper Ras Kass and musician Jack Splash. 

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December 30, 2015 /

Public Enemy changed my life.

No, really, I’m serious.

Their arrival in the late ‘80s was epochal.

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December 10, 2015 /

iamamiwhoami. I’m not totally sure how you pronounce that, is it like, “I am, am I, who am I”?

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August 27, 2015 /

Let me keep this simple: I’M IN LOVE WITH THIS DAMN BAND.

Algiers is singer Franklin James Fisher, guitarist Lee Tesche, and bassist Ryan Mahan.

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January 22, 2015 /

Heh. I blew out my first speaker to this song.

Black Moon, the “Bucktown” (Brooklyn) crew of Buckshot, the 5 FT (…dude was really five feet?) Accelerator, and DJ Evil Dee had a lot to prove when they released their debut, Enta da Stage, in 1993.

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