Tag Archives: hip hop

February 05

Outkast – Liberation (music video)

“Liberation” is probably my favorite 8 minute hip hop track, from one of the greatest hip hop duos ever. The drums and bass keep the song moving and swinging right up to the end. Cee Lo Green and Erykah Badu lend their vocals to the track, and poet Big Rube contributes a verse, too. This […]

May 04

Pharaohe Monch – Got You (music video)

This may be my favorite hip hop song of the moment. A wicked, heavy metal style guitar riff with some funk underpinnings, with Pharoahe Monch delivering brilliant verse after brilliant verse. In the song, he takes on the persona of a crooked narcotics officer in LA, like Denzel Washington in Training Day. The song is, […]

May 03

J. Cole – Who Dat (music video)

You know what? I think this is my favorite J. Cole track. It’s currently one of my top 10 favorite hip hop tracks. I can’t get enough of this video. It’s a must watch. This guy has huge potential.

May 01

Album Review: Smoke DZA – The Hustlers Catalog

Now this is a great way to start a Sunday morning. I check out the Facebooks, coffee in hand, and I see a post from Big K.R.I.T. – who I just saw a few weeks ago at the Blind Pig – telling his fans to check out Cinematic Music Group’s new Facebook page. I recognized […]

April 19

Pusha T – My God (music video)

Pusha T – My God This is one you’ll want to see. Pusha T has a new record coming out on G.O.O.D. Music (Kanye West’s label). This is the first single off the record. It will be a revised version of his Fear of God mixtape, and the album (an E.P., apparently) will be called […]

April 18

Vast Aire – Nomad (music video)

Vast Aire – Nomad I love the beat on this song. From his upcoming release┬áCan Ox 2010: A Street Odyssey, now scheduled for release on May 31, 2011. Just added that to the list…

Photo Slideshow: Big K.R.I.T. – Return of 4Eva Tour

Big K.R.I.T. and his Return of 4Eva tour blew through Ann Arbor this past Sunday night (April 10, 2011), and made a memorable stop at The Blind Pig. It was a great hip hop show. Freddie Gibbs, Smoke DZA, DRG, Cope, and a couple of other acts whose names I can’t remember were there, too… […]