Filed under: Features,No Country For Old (Rap) Men,The Unkut Opinion,Web Work
Written by: Robbie Ettelson
Does. Not. Compute.
Does. Not. Compute.
Baseball bats > record contracts.
Most rappers fall off after a certain time. These re the exceptions.
Rejected titles for this piece include ‘My Mind’s Playing Tricks On Me,’ ‘Mentalists Making Magnificent Music’ and ‘Insane In The Membrane: Great Rappers With Poor Mental Health.’
AKA ‘How Run-DMC and Aerosmith fucked it up for everybody.’
A.K.A. Where were the celebrations and think-pieces for the twentieth anniversary of To The East, Blackwards?
Eminem‘s second major label album cemented him as a rap superstar. But does it still hold up in 2015?
With Mother’s Day coming up this weekend, here are a few tunes you might want to ensure don’t come up on the car stereo while your driving your the woman who brought you into this world to lunch, else she decide to remove you from the face of the planet in a lot less time – or just scold you like you still wear short pants.
When you need more pointless crap to clutter your basement, add this stuff.
My annual attempt at writing something vaguely serious about rap writing. Normal service will resume shortly.
The new web editor over at Acclaim asked for me to write about the new Kendrick Lamar album. I attempted to keep an open mind as best I could.
Maybe some of those mountain climbers who played electric guitars weren’t so bad after all?
Some ideas for VH-1’s next ratings period…
Last weekend I caught Nas rapping in front of an audience. Due to some kind of review embargo, this is only running now. *shrugs*
Where I get all misty eyed for my long-forgotten youth…
Who made the best Drunk Uncle Rap for 2014?
Craig Mack messed it up for everybody…
I wrote this shedding a river of ice-cold thug tears.
My latest shit-list of people who deserve to be shoved into an active volcano.
Here’s a list of rapper dudes that I have absolutely no complaints about.
Another mystery solved.
Coolio‘s back but there’s no sign of DJ Crazy Toones. Speaking of which, why is Wikipedia telling me that the MADD Circle made an album this year and then broke-up again?
Weighing in on the usual complaints about Action and Droog…
The penny finally dropped as to why I couldn’t pick between my two favorite rap albums…
Cue my annual token “positive” article aka shameless jocking aka got a little gassed.