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’11 Best Guest Verses: #4 Tyler, The Creator “Martians vs. Goblins”

Game’s no stranger to sharing the spotlight. So for his track, “Martians vs. Goblins” off The R.E.D. Album, he showcases Tyler, The Creator’s baritone front and center. Within the first couple bars, he wittily jabs Chris Brown, Bruno Mars, and Tyler Perry. But when it comes to down to it, Tyler’s rhymes ain’t no joke: “This nigga Game got Wolf Haley for this feature/ My team is running shit like we have full cleat Adidas/ Getting chased by the polices […]

’11 Best Beats: #5 Tyler, The Creator “Yonkers”

When The Creator finished concocting this track he titled it “Yonkers” because it sounded to him like his version of what vintage 90s New York rap sounds like. Yes the kick drums snap like Da Beatminerz, the looming baseline is dark and deadly, and, of course, Tyler had to thrust some chunky chords on top for good measure. Notorious for refusing to officially release his instrumentals, the OF leader couldn’t stop MCs like Styles from adding their 16s. Hey it’s […]

’11 Best Guest Verses: #5 Fabolous “Rollin”

Fabolous is featured twice on Young Jeezy’s mixtape, The Real Is Back. But it only took one verse for him to separate himself from the rest of the pack. On “Rollin”, Fab puts a spin on Gunplay’s track with a mean 16 and funky breakdown: “That logo on my cap/ Say NY, that’s my trap/Shout out to my hood/ Too real to fake that/ A B-K-nigga-I-was-brought-up-on-take that!”  Yep, that’s the Brooklyn way.