To quote his homie A$AP Rocky: “This ain’t no conscious rap”. Oxymororn offers a raw and explicit view into ScHoolboy Q’s world, dominated by violence, drus, money and women. Here’s a track-by-track review of the long anticipated album by the Top Dawg MC.
It’s been out for half a week or so, but Spitta’s new tape merits mentioning after the fact of its launch. After all, if you can’t be late in discussing stoner anthems, what can you…
Walking through practically any major city on our green ol’ earth, you might run into him. Not a broad stature, no flashy clothes or accessories, besides the earplugs in his ears. A regular guy, staring…
Aaron’s done with his ‘Back To The Classics’ series, and glad to be, because he never wants to hear anything like Co Flo’s classic ‘Funcrusher Plus’ again.
For the penultimate installment of Back The Classics, Aaron tuned in to CNN to catch ‘The War Report’. Wanna know how one of the pillars of hardcore NY rap sounded to fresh ears that grew up in the aughts?
One of J. Monkey’s favorite rappers of all time is Ghostface Killah. How then, could I omit Ironman from this list? Read on to find out if I thought Ghostface was on his Robert-Downey-Jr. best or if he combusted like Stane.
Your humble scribe’s first response to Em’s new single, in .GIF form.
Just like I was familiar with UGK before checking out Ridin’ Dirty, I had listened The Roots’ How I Got Over before ever hearing Illadelph Halflife. Hey, gimme a break. I was five when Illadelph Halflife dropped. And I did listen to it. So peep game.
Can Pusha T, who admirably fought his way through years of dealing with industry rule number 4080, meet expectations when the cards are finally dealt in his favor?
Though having appreciated UGK’s craft for many years, Aaron never got around to checking their seminal classic ‘Ridin’ Dirty’. That has now been corrected. Here’s his assessment.