You look good, you feel good, u feel good, u play good, u play good, they pay good – Deion Sanders...
The homie was talking earlier about the older cats embracing the new generation of talent. And there’s no bigger case here than the recent pairing of Eminem and gone-too-soon Juice WRLD on “Godzilla”. We often deride the current hip-hop flagbearers and point at their lack of rapping skills, which they make up for with...Continue reading
The plan was to follow-up on a wink and release this last Sunday. But then the notifications on my phone delivered the devastating Kobe news and I’ve been out of sorts ever since. In my grief, I’m trying to honor my idol and the best way to do so might be to key into...Continue reading
We conclude our playlist series of 2019 faves here. It should be clear by now that there was a lot of music to take in. Collectively, it was also a good way to get an idea of the major tides last year. Indeed, the songs we liked reflected the continuous shift towards a more...Continue reading
It’s been a while since I made a playlist to put the spotlight on rapping mastery. Just like the previous time, I’ve made my pick at random from a large and growing pool of joints that I feel feature supreme displays of rapping. Take a listen, and smile. I bet you will concur!...
There are not enough words, in my humble opinoion, to describe my love for American Hip-Hop. The likes of Snoop Dogg, 2Pac, The Notorious B.I.G,. and Ma$e spurred me to start writing verses. And even if I don’t listen as much as I used, American Hip-Hop will always have a special place in my...Continue reading
I hope you’ve enjoyed the chill (and slightly uptempo) vibes that we shared ealier in our recap playlist of the more memorable popular hits of this year. Similarly, we now propose a complementary playlist of party anthems. So, say goodbye 2018, but get off that seat and let us drive your hips into 2019....Continue reading
The last time we were on the subject of 50 Cent and his legacy — that is still being written, mind you — I hinted that a third volume was on the way. Though he’s more active as a thespian these days and a social media commentator, he’s still as controversial as ever. Through...Continue reading
If I had to tell you about hip-hop, then it would go a little like this…...
The best thing about having this platform is playing favorites. And Lady Gaga has always given me great reasons to prop her up. I’ve heard a lot of good about her movie with Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born) and the soundtrack. The single “Look What I Found” is in line with the continued...Continue reading