Warning: This one might get a lil Blackout-ish. But I’m sick and muthafuckin’ tired of people frontin’ on this album. Yeah “9 Am In Dallas” and “You Know You Know” were dope but their exclusions didn’t do anything to damage this excellent effort. You So Far Gone stans need to get over it. Nitpickin’ nitwits. I’ll admit I still respect “Over” more than I like it but there’s some songs that are undeniable like the three formidable features with Minaj […]
[vodpod id=Video.3439076&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] Tricking anthems were all the rage in 2010. But none were worst than Plies’ “She Got It Made”. With Clinton Sparks providing the backdrop, Algernod comes off more like a sucker for love than a smooth sugar daddy. And on top of that, his cringe-inducing chorus turns threads like Gucci, Louis, and Prada into designer knockoffs. Sorry bruh bruh, but this cut couldn’t sell with a discount.
This ain’t for everybody. Anchored by producers, Plain Pat and Emile, Kid Cudi takes us on another dark ride but this time it revolves around some guy named Mr. Rager? Yup, I’m confused about that part too. But seriously I do know good music, and this G.O.O.D. music artist’s sophomore release has plenty of it. From hippy dippy trippy (“Mojo So Dope”) to vulnerable (“All Alone”) to brash (“Ashin Kusher”), Scottie bares his soul whether through singing or spittin’ bars. […]
[vodpod id=Video.5280856&w=425&h=350&fv=%26rel%3D0%26border%3D0%26] With the NFL Playoffs finally kicking off this weekend, Pepsi commissions Big Boi for their newest commercial. For the spot, he recreates his track “General Patton” for Saturday’s game between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles. Who’s your money on? Sidebar: Talib Kweli NFL Playoff Pepsi Max TV Commercial Spot
The most critically-acclaimed consistent group in this business of rap did it again last year with their ninth album. You thought that becoming a late night talk show band would cause them to lose their edge or focus? Never that. In fact it went the opposite way. Brought them closer together as an even more sonically strong music machine and who knew lead voice Black Thought could sing? He shines on the titilating title track and proves his pen is […]
Maino makes it clear that if you got a hot beat, he’s coming after it. And to start things off, he commandeers Ace Hood’s newest street single . Respect the hustle—and the jux. nr
Hate her or love her, Ms. Minaj is on top. And no album has divided the hip-hop nation as much as her debut. I for one have grown to appreciate it. Although it falls short of the hype built from her scene-stealing cameos (“Monster” made me a believer), it’s an awkwardly sequenced but clever collection that combines moments of greasy street talk (the brutal “Roman’s Revenge” and the dastardly callous “I Did It On Em”) with an unabashed aim at […]