The collaboration between Freddie Gibbs and ... those instrumentals alone would be enough to justify buying Piñata twice. This time out, the Loop Digga brings his sampling A-game to craft a late night soundscape of dense, driving beats that sound like.
Walk up to the second floor and follow the vintage funk beats down a narrow carpeted corridor ... 11-year-old Puma (whose father is gangsta-rap pioneer the D.O.C.) and six-year-old Mars (whose father is mystical-minded Jay Z protégé Jay Electronica.
Swizz Beats, Jeremih and more. Considering he’s spent the last few years reinventing himself as mellower, more cuddly figure, the banging “Super Crip” brings back a “gangsta” energy that brings to mind the elements of his Death Row work.
kitschy references to New Jack City and Beat Street. It’s sad, funny, bleak, brilliant, and then it’s over, and all that’s left is to play the whole thing again. Jack Hamilton Jack Hamilton is Slate’s pop critic and assistant professor of American.
Last year, Coachella-goers were stuck with the option of doing passover seder with their family or skipping the line of family integrity to hit the beloved Coachella grounds. Magically, Kosha Dillz was able to secure a spot right in front of the Ferris.
To positively invert the media-sensationalized bi-coastal rap wars centered around 2Pac and Biggie, we examine the bi-coastal influences of Biggie's Brooklyn hometown hero Big Daddy Kane and Los Angeles Rap legend Ice Cube upon Biggie's flow and.
Along with his musical partner Havoc, Prodigy was a leading light of the hardcore hip-hop sound of the 1990s, and Mobb Deep’s 1995 album “The Infamous” — with its raw depictions of inner city life — was instrumental in returning New York City to.
That might be because you associate hip hop with rap, the oral element, whose often aggressive and controversial lyrics have given it a gangster reputation ... combines the past with the future. We´re beat nerds, share the love for old records, weird.
Welcome to our list of the 200 best songs of the 1980s. A great deal of today's music looks to the ... As we did for the 1960s, the 1990s, and the 2000s, as well as our 2010-2014 list, we polled our staff and contributing writers for their favorite.
Kendrick Lamar, "Really Be (Smokin N Drinkin)" (My Krazy Life, 2014) “I woke up this morning ... this one stands out among the rest of Acid Rap largely for its warped production, helmed by Blended Babies, a trudging beat with a borderline-comatose.
The inevitable one-and-done tweeted that Lil Wayne and Future were atop his all-time list, leaving the rap ... Gangsta Grillz mixtape series and head of the Generation Now label (home to Lil Uzi Vert). Second is producer 9th Wonder, who has cooked up beats.
After all, the charge of exploitation has been levelled often enough against the musicians of these neighborhoods themselves, as it has been against gangster rappers for generations ... is the soundtrack of Chicago. Rap artists, their loved ones, and.