It’s one of the biggest records this fall, and as long as you don’t make it your life’s mission to avoid it, it’s pretty much guaranteed to be playing somewhere around you in the following months. But is it any good? The Brain Trust assembles to find out.
Last week, Aaron mentioned in his review of Black Moon’s ‘Enta da Stage’ that the album paled in comparison to other New York rap albums of the nineties such as ‘Illmatic’ and ‘The Infamous…’ Well, this week he’s taking that claim further in-depth with a review of the latter. Peep game, or just step.
Imagine it happening to you. You’re only 16 years old, grew up without a father for most of those years and and search for a male role model in your life. You befriend a guy…
Don’t front, you know Aaron sat down with another classic during the last weekend. Here’s what ‘Enta Da Stage’ sounds like to someone who grew up on trap rap.
A dozen years before Lil Jon asked “WHAT?” on Usher’s cross-genre smash “Yeah!,” Redman named his debut album “Whut? Thee Album.” Let’s dissect that album for ‘Back to the Classics.’ After you.
For the next installment of Back To The Classics, Aaron tackles Pete & CL’s debut album. It’s a classic in every sense, but does it hold up to those that don’t reminisce over the ’90s?
While the setup of a west coast rapper with an east coast producer once would’ve raised eyebrows, it sounds completely logical in 2013. Driven by nothing but mutual chemistry, ‘Walk In The Sun’ is as straight-forward and devoid of gimmickry as a rap record can be.
What, you thought Aaron was backing down, just because he took a week off? Never that, so without further ado, let’s get back to Back To The Classics. Or not, “The Choice Is Yours!”
If you’re a rapper who hits the major league, you put on your team of weed carriers, whose talents usually range from capable/tolerable to utter ass cheeks. It’s one of those unwritten laws of rap…
One of the most critically acclaimed duos in rap has only been busy with solo material in the last few years. With his brother on Ye’s GOOD Music stealing the show during last year’s Cruel…