Like it or not, pimpin’ is a leopard-skin swatch of hip-hop’s patchwork tapestry. Mostly you gotta try and laugh at it. So I come to bury the pimp not to praise ‘em.
Prostitution is an ugly fucking business. But those old Cadillacs were mighty fly.
42nd St. (A.M. Breakups Remix) - Super Chron Flight Brothe...
It’s The Old Testament Mixtape. That’s right.
Hosted by Charlton Heston.
Genesis - El-P, Nas & Charlton Heston / The Garden - Cut Chemist / Adam & Eve - Qwel & Kip Killagain / The Garden - Son of a Bricklayer / Paradise Lost - Redshield (Of Oldominion) / Wrath of Kane - Big Daddy Kane / Noah - A.M. Bre...
Throwback to Cadillacs and the dawn of crack.
Ill St Blues - Kool G Rap & DJ Polo / Reign of the Tec - The Beatnuts / One Shot, Two Shot - Ol’ Dirty Bastard (feat. Thirstin Howl the 3rd) / 6 In the Mornin’ (Bunky Mix) - Ice-T / Night Of The Living Baseheads - Public Enemy / Simply Dope, Part 2 - DJ Mark th...
Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, it doesn’t go away.
- Philip K. Dick
Icarus Falling - PSY/OPSogist / All Day Breakfast - Jel / Numb - Blueprint / Temple of the Golden Pavilion (”Like Some Enormous Music”) [excerpt] - Philip Glass / Fendi Shoe Bomber (...
State of the Union
Felt to me like 2012 was the year rappers got love for being real–not just being real, but being themselves, with a bigger variety of those selves than ever. Danny Brown and his fucked-up hair. Bronson and his combination cookbook/rhyme book. Even Kitty Pryde with her redhead-from-Florida-who-works-at-Claire’s-Accessories-and-raps-about-boys. Why’d everybody turn on Rap [...]
Hip hop this year was on some Love Boat shit. Mad guest appearances. So many of the best joints had features, this is Best of 2012 #3, the All Features Edition.
Remember in the ’90s, when it was like a federal requirement your record had to say “(feat. Busta Rhymes)” on it somewhere? (It had something to [...]