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What's the consensus?
for hip-hop anyway.
Although it has mainly had the effect of making me go back and listen to the original lots. No bad thing.
we really need a specialist in this area to do a regular column a la Armchair Dancefloor http://drownedinsound.com/lists/armchairdancefloor
the more specialist columns the better.
that I have never seen armchair dancefloor in the two and a half years i've been reading this site?
it's always on the frontpage. but it also underlines that our design doesn't work. thankfully i'm meeting a graphic designer tonight, the guy behind the design with the seagulls, to discuss this very topic.
can there be a specialist hip hop column? Would be great for the site.
Album is fantastic. Currently sitting as my number 2 from 2009.
All the way through. And I genuinely was not impressed. I will be giving it a few more listens though because people have really been saying good things about it.
Fuck your gun, motherfucker. Point a fuckin' gun at me again, nigga, I'll blow your little balls off. Go the store and get me a fuckin' 40 before I smack the shit out you, man. Word up. While you're at it, yo, go in the freezer and get a steak, man, for your eye, nigga. Word up. Put some balogna on your face or somethin', nigga. Make sure my 40 cold, too, when you bring it back, and when you get back, bag this shit up, nigga. Word up. I don't give a fuck if you 25, nigga, you my son, nigga. Word up. That's why I let you slide, nigga. Word. Get you a 40, too, and a pacifier, nigga, and prepare to get...
makes me very excited about the raekwon/ghostface/method man album out at the beginning of next year. The return of the Wu track on this album is brilliant as is Surgical Gloves.
When people talk about wanting 'intelligent' hip-hop or 'indie' hip-hop they often talk about disliking rap with violent, misogynistic etc lyrics. Have a listen to this and if you still prefer Why? then there's really no helping you.
Although having said that, I haven't liked anything Why? has done since elephant eyelash.