I miss the days when you had to chew on an album for 3 months before spitting out a review. At the risk of sounding old, I still believe in the power of taking the time to fully digest and unpack an album before uttering an opinion on it.
This here is a brand new Kool G Rap album, created in collaboration with Necro, who produced all tracks. It’s one of the architects of hardcore rap paired with an underground stalwart of pitch-dark production.
In which Aaron breathes a sigh of relief and learns about the wrath of old heads while bumping UGK.
TRUbians Sketch the Journalist and Aaron McKrell had so much fun discussing Lecrae’s first Church Clothes mixtape that they decided to chat again when CC2 rolled out last week. Here’s the transcript. Download Mixtape |…
Get yourself a large drink and watch how a great album was made for the next 40 minutes.
We sat down with Frank Nitt to talk about his job as musical curator of Dilla’s legacy, the new Yancey Boys album and Dilla’s cassette tapes.
A large swath of Aaron’s Back To The Classics series did not sit well with him, and his irreverent takedowns of albums revered by many of us old heads (to be fair, we did ask…
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.
New Roc Marciano. Production duties are handled by Roc Marci himself, Madlib, Alchemist, Evidence and Lord Finesse. If that line-up doesn’t get you to clicking already I don’t even know what you’re doing here. No offense. Or do take offense, your taste in rap is pretty wack if that is the case son.
Dukes reminisces on the dues he had to pay, plowing through ‘thank you’ lists of albums for clues, and lambasts the streaming media generation as too lazy to support their local record store and too pussy to download illegally.