Flashback Friday Flop: “Asleep in the Bread Aisle”

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: Asher Roth’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Asleep in the Bread Aisle””

Ranking All 21 “Best Rap Album” Grammy Winners

Much like the NBA, the Grammys have a complicated relationship with hip-hop. Decisions like Young MC’s “Bust a Move” winning over Public Enemy’s “Fight the Power” have led many to believe that those who vote on the Grammys have no clue about real hip-hop.

Flashback Friday Flop: “Welcome to: Our House”

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: Slaughterhouse’s WelcomeContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Welcome to: Our House””

Flashback Friday Flop: “Encore”

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: Eminem’s Encore (2004)Continue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Encore””

Flashback Friday Flop: “Blood in My Eye”

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: Ja Rule’sContinue reading “Flashback Friday Flop: “Blood in My Eye””