Monday, July 29 2013
Mo' Meta Blues is everything you’d expect from a book Questlove would write: smart, funny, and infused with structural twists on the norm, with dashes of insight and perspective on the ever-evolving state of hip-hop.
Wednesday, May 15 2013
Eclectic producer Stephen Wilkinson's seventh studio album is a richly textured, often pretty, but strangely detached effort.
Monday, April 20 2009
Finale is not messing around on his debut, a fiery blend of introspection and braggadocio that never slows down.
Monday, March 30 2009
Although it offers nothing new, this is a fine introductory piece for new or unacquainted J Dilla listeners.
Tuesday, March 24 2009
The masked villain returns from a controversial hiatus with a satisfying and flawed album that bores or delights based on your mood.
Thursday, March 12 2009
Forget the beef, let's talk about honoring our hip-hop icons. Perhaps the best way to pay homage to hip-hoppers is to let them speak in their own words.
Tuesday, January 27 2009
For any influential group in the hip-hop game, specifically in the early 1990s, Motown's stamp of approval and its variety of subsidiaries were undeniably influential.
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Logical thought could have safely concluded on November 3rd that yes, Barack Obama would be elected President, and yes, the new Q-Tip album would be good.
Monday, July 30 2007
Ask Moka Only, and he'll tell you that this is the album he "wanted" to make.
Thursday, June 14 2007
Lyrics, beats, or delivery? Well, I'd like to have them all, but we don't always get what we want.