Category Archives: hip-hop

Oh, Grow Up

This week, for some reason, has been “I hate rap week”. Maybe it’s overload, or the knowledge that with every week there’s going to be another record in which: 1) mediocre rappers will brag about how much money they make, … Continue reading

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Lil Wayne: The Fat Elvis of Rap

Not physically of course—he’s still as thin as a skateboard—but psychologically, symbolically. Take a look at the video (as much of it as you can stand—I barely got through the first minute myself). Even if you assume that he’s talking … Continue reading

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Miguel at Joe’s Pub

Missed the Livestream last night, and now I wish I hadn’t, because these selected clips are pretty great. He’s not the most dynamic performer in the world, but with songs as good as these, who cares? And he has a … Continue reading

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Peter Rosenberg’s “Disco Sucks” Moment

There’s something about a public dustup in which everyone appears in the wrong that leads to a sense of morbid hilarity, even if the issues involved are ultimately more important than they appear. That’s the feeling I got from the … Continue reading

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Latinos in Paris

Should have figured this was coming, especially from Pitbull. It doesn’t carries the historical import of the original, but it’s fun anyway. And Sensato is great. Just listen to those Rs rolling down the street.

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Redefining country

A good track with Ludacris on it. Didn’t know they still made those. HT: Andy Hutchins

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Kendrick Lamar: Sex With Society

As Andy Hutchins says, the “kid has flows like whoa.”

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Just their imagination

Simon Reynolds: all these sounds from Euro and club music and the more commercial end of techno, it’s almost like a second B-Boys on E moment, except i doubt E has anything to do with it… it’s not a trend … Continue reading

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