Flashback Friday Flop: “Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age”

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: Public Enemy’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Muse Sick-N-Hour Mess Age””

Flashback Friday Flop: “Yeezus”

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: Kanye West’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Yeezus””

Flashback Friday Flop: “14 Shots to the Dome”

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: LL CoolContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “14 Shots to the Dome””

LL Cool J – “Mama Said Knock You Out” Live on “Showtime at the Apollo” [1991]

Although he’s now know more for acting and hosting, LL Cool J is one of the greatest artists in hip-hop history and he used to put on a hell of a show. This performance of “Mama Said Knock You Out” on Showtime at the Apollo is nothing short of fantastic. Christopher Pierznik is the authorContinue reading “LL Cool J – “Mama Said Knock You Out” Live on “Showtime at the Apollo” [1991]”