Happy new year…did everyone make it?
2017 was a goddamn mess, wasn’t it, filled with anxiousness, anger, and confusion in the nation, and personally, I felt much of the same way.
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?
Of course I had to put down a few words about this one.
Now, to be quite honest, I’m not going to go into Compton native Kendrick Lamar‘s bio too much, there’s plenty about him all over the blogosphere, but, for the completely uninitiated, here’s my less-than-30-words-summary: California rapper hailed as the next big thing due to his impressive lyricism, strong storytelling skills, and a penchant for deep introspection and social commentary…ya bish.