Wednesday, October 5 2005
This band is better than every other band on earth, even if you combined all the other bands on earth into one gigantic band -- this band would still be better than that band.' Yet another Canadian collective claims a young writer's heart.
Monday, November 15 2004
The Ol' Dirty Bastard brought impressionism to rap. His rap style was a kind of scarily funny addict-talk. He was an original. Ol' Dirty Bastard's influence on MCs is difficult to chart because, unlike Jay-Z, his style couldn't be easily diluted for mainstream audiences.
Saturday, December 31 1994
One of hip-hop's top MCs won't run from anything, and while he might not want to punch you in the face anymore, he still wants to be the best.
Sunday, November 27 2005
Fiddy's no Brando, he probably isn't even a Tupac, but he can do a good imitation of someone writing a rhyme on the decks of a production studio or looking out the window of a tour van.
Thursday, November 17 2005
AZ is a ninja-Zorro-pirate-samurai-Neo-Tony Montana-Shaft-ass mofo on the mic, for serious!"
Monday, October 31 2005
Guess Who's Bizzack! Young Jeezy blazed the mix tape scene. His Def Jam debut proves Jay-Z knows how to treat his 'new bitch, corporate America'.
Monday, October 17 2005
These big-budget CDs are interesting for the same reasons we go see the summer blockbuster: to check out this year's latest special effects introduced in basically the same story we watched last summer.
Tuesday, October 11 2005
Why can't the Pharcyde be funny?"