Tag: Hip-hop

January 23, 2013 /

Mary, Mary…WHY YA BUGGIN?

Run-D.M.C. played a role in my transformation from mild-mannered scrub to lifelong Hip-Hop addict and voracious music fiend (and also a slightly older scrub).

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December 27, 2012 /

Well, the world didn’t end, so that gives me more time to listen to Greg Grease‘s debut album, Cornbread, Pearl and G.

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December 6, 2012 /

All you did was follow orders.

Today I’ve been making a fascinating journey through History Will Absolve Me, the latest record by DC/NYC rapper Billy Woods, his second solo work in eight years, and my formal introduction to him.

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November 29, 2012 /

This one is a mess. I love it.

Believe me when I say that I’m a complete and total fan of the Minneapolis artist P.O.S.

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November 14, 2012 /

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.

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October 4, 2012 /

Just wait till February.

So now we’re getting into the fall, with the leaves changing color, the days growing shorter, and cool nipping at you.

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August 22, 2012 /

“Somewhere between my living and dying, between tribulation and triumph, I’ve been trying to figure who I am…”

yU is the king of what he does.

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July 18, 2012 /
July 9, 2012 /

For the last few days I’ve been feeling under the weather, dealing with sore throats, harsh coughs, and all kinds of mucus (oh God, the stuff that was coming out of my nose…), so I’ve been cooped up inside with a lot of medication and a lot of music.

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