79k
Like

Hip Hop

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: Juggaknots

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

Keep Reading »

Snoop-Dogg-Cool-Aid

RIFF’D: Snoop Doggs’ ‘Coolaid’

Snoop Dogg is a living legend and he is as important to rap today as he was when he first hit the scene nearly a quarter century ago. But for his 14th studio album Coolaid he […]

Keep Reading »

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja is a lyrical rōnin, a wandering wolf who follows his own path. When he first hit the scene in the mid-90s it was like a meteor had struck; a cosmic force with menacing […]

Keep Reading »

homiequan_FEAT

Rich Homie Quan Flubs Biggie Lyrics at VH1 Ceremony

During the 2016 VH1 Hip-Hop Honors awards Rich Homie Quan was invited onstage by Lil Kim to perform the Junior M.A.F.I.A. classic “Get Money.” Quan was to cover Biggie’s verse, but in an act of pure blasphemy he […]

Keep Reading »

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: Doseone

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

Keep Reading »

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: The Grouch

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

Keep Reading »

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: Offwhyte

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

Keep Reading »

barney_FEAT

The Notorious B.A.R.N.E.Y.

Not all mashups are created equal. Some aren’t worth a red cent while others are worth pouring over. Adam Schleichkorn has apparently done his homework because he’s been dishing out audio visual dimes for years. Schleichkorn’s […]

Keep Reading »

sandman

Notes from Mr. Sandman: 2Mex

Introducing ‘Notes from Mr. Sandman‘ – a column slapping a spotlight on lyricists overlooked, under appreciated, or just plain criminally slept on. Or like a man named Nas once said, “I never sleep, cause sleep is the cousin of death.” […]

Keep Reading »

hamilton_FEAT

WSJ Creates ‘Hamilton’ Rhyme Scheme Algorithm

Praise for the hit Broadway show Hamilton: An American Musical has been widely distributed, but few have taken as close an examination of its success than the folks over at the Wall Street Journal. Journalists Joel […]

Keep Reading »