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.
“Now this ain’t funny, so don’t you dare laugh it’s, just another case about the wrong path…”
Originally known as the Rhythm Blunt Cru, the trio of Yogi (…the bear?), Chaddio, and The Mighty Ha (Ha) shortened their name to the simple and iconic CRU (which I admit, makes for a nice album cover) for their first and only album, Da Dirty 30.
Damn. Where do I even start with this one.
clipping. is a Los Angeles experimental rap group composed of two producers, William Hutson and Jonathan Snipes and emcee Daveed Diggs, the trio good friends who discovered that they could make beautiful music together by combining Diggs’ speedy gangsta raps over Hutson and Snipes’ staticky, aggravating glitch noise.