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Wednesday, March 2 2011

Watch: Video for Dr. Dre’s “I Need a Doctor”

Dr. Dre and Axl Rose might actually have been cut from the same artistic cloth.


Monday, February 14 2011

Rewinding the 53rd Annual Grammys

Performance-filled show often gave excellent tributes to music greats, but barely passed out any awards. This is going to be a long post!


Wednesday, July 21 2010

Hip-Hop Storytellers: The Vignette

"That story is over, but my rhyme ain't done." Vignettes are important tools in hip-hop's rich and plentiful storytelling tradition.


Thursday, July 15 2010

It Was Only Yesterday L.A. Went Up in Flames

Langston Hughes’ proverbial California raisin in the sun exploded to a funky beat. I stared blankly past the familiar storefronts, into a world I could barely grasp. How civil a society was it that my daughter was about to join?


Monday, November 16 2009

50 Cent: Before I Self Destruct

One might think that the worst outcome for an artist like 50 Cent would be to alienate enough people to render himself completely alone in the music industry.


Monday, May 18 2009

Eminem: Relapse

Some people grow up, and others just get older. Em may be closing in on 40, but his rhymes are more immature than ever. It's getting sad -- Flava Flav sad.


Sunday, January 18 2009

Seven Ways to Detox

It's 2009, and that means it has now been a full decade since Dr. Dre's last official release. Here are some suggestions for survival while you continue to await his long-gestating follow-up, Detox.


Wednesday, April 11 2007

Timbaland: Shock Value

The man who calls himself Thomas Crown steps into the spotlight for an above-average pop album that could have been so much more.


Sunday, December 3 2006

Snoop Dogg: Tha Blue Carpet Treatment

Snoop Dogg invites a bunch of friends to the studio, records a small army of songs, accomplishes not much of anything.


Tuesday, July 6 2004

The Show (1995)

'Hip-hop to me,' says Dr. Dre, 'is a way out.'"


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Training Day (2001) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Dr. Dre: 2001 (Reviews) [31.Dec.94]
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