If a (supposedly) new Wu-Tang Clan album doesn’t move the needle the way it once did, it’s largely because it’s easy to be skeptical about new material coming out of Shaolin.
He was regaled as the future of lyricism.
“Who had the last verse you was always waitin’ for?”
Every time you heard an Onyx song, you knew it was coming.
My daughter is only three, but I often worry about her.
“Class of nine-eight, my fellow graduates / Well-known savages”
– Nature, “Fire”
A seismic shift occurred in hip-hop in 1998.
I’m stoked that Halloween is on a Saturday this year.
What began as a simple roundtable discussion with some up and coming rappers quickly turned into a cypher.
As a favor – one that you did not ask for – I’ve compiled a list of twenty songs that I think casual hip-hop fans should know.
This comes off a DJ Clue tape. For the album version, they switched up the beat and Nas spit a completely different verse. I prefer the original, which was only ever heard on mixtapes.