He was regaled as the future of lyricism.
Unlike many of my fellow suburban high school students, I didn’t attend concerts.
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.
Welcome back to the latest edition of Flashback Friday Flop, a weekly feature in which I examine a hip-hop album from years ago that was considered a flop, either critically or commercially or both, when it was released and see if it has gotten better – or worse – over time. This week: Canibus’s Can-I-BusContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Can-I-Bus””
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.
“All you n—s that said that I turned pop, or The Firm flopped/Y’all are the reason that Dre ain’t been getting no sleep” – Dr. Dre, “Forgot About Dre” It’s been nearly 15 years since the supergroup The Firm dropped their creatively titled effort, The Album, in October 1997, on Aftermath Entertainment. Produced by Dr.Continue reading “From the Vault: “The Platinum Flop””