Friday, July 30, 2010

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 7/30/2010

"Paper Stacks" by burningoutofcontrol

Music Analysis & Reporting:

New York Is Begging For Your Hatred by David D.

Put Your Left Foot In: Big Boi steps out by Sasha Frere-Jones

GZA: Lyrical Genius and the Wu-Tang Clan's Raw Food Guru by Jessica Amason

21st Century Hip Hop Fan; How Close Is Too Close? by Rachel C.

Gangrene (Alchemist + Oh No) distill 'Gutter Water,' drop lead single by Jeff Weiss

8 Things I Do Because Of Outkast by David D.

Talib Kweli – Masterful Wordsmith by C-Dub

I thought Kanye was too good for Twitter? by Byron Crawford

Bloggerhouse presents 75 Backpack Bangers (1994-2000) (Dart’s Next 25 Picks) by Dart Adams

Bloggerhouse presents 75 Backpack Bangers (1994-2000) (Eric’s Next 25 Picks) by Eric

Lupe Fiasco Talks Fan Petition, Lasers Being In Limbo by Shaheem Reid

What’s Your Ratio? by C-Dub

Sach O Presents…The Bawse by Sach O

Vanilla Ice > Than Your Least Favorite Rapper – Think About It by Anslem Samuel

Can We Focus on Rapping… by C-Dub

Ear Drums Pop: July 2010...The Prince Paul Edition by DJ Sorce-1

Never Go Back © Special Ed by Dart Adams

Top 50 Rap Songs of the 2000s by Rizoh

…On The TLC Tip by DANJ!

Freddie Gibbs-”Str8 Killa No Filla” Mixtape by Jeff Weiss

Freddie Gibbs-”National Anthem (Fuck the World)” Video by Jeff Weiss

Failed careers + corrupt journalism = kaboom! by Byron Crawford

If You Wanna Buy A Sam Cooke Album, Where Would You Go ? © Prince by Dart Adams

“Make My Sh*t The Chronic…” by Danj!

1,000 times nullus by Byron Crawford

Album Reviews:

Rick Ross - Teflon Don by MZ

Rick Ross - Teflon Don by HL

Rick Ross - Teflon Don by WULU

Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty by Patrick M.

Curren$y - Pilot Talk by Tom Breihan

Curren$y - Pilot Talk by Jon Caramanica

Fat Joe - The Darkside Vol. 1 by Slava Kuperstein

Slum Village - Villa Manifesto by Nate Patrin

Slum Village - Villa Manifesto by Omar Burgess

Vinnie Paz - Season of the Assassin Ali Elabbady

Killah Priest - The 3 Day Theory by Adam Figman

Tech N9ne Collabos - The Gates Mixed Plate by Sean Ryon

Dwele - W.ants W.orld W.oman by Francisco McCurry

Trek Life - Everything Changed Nothing by Amanda Bassa

Shlohmo - Camping EP by Brandon Rae

Dirty Projectors + Bjork - Mount Wittenberg Orca by Brian Hodge

Super Chron Flight Brothers - Cape Verde by Paul Christiansen

ceo - White Magic by Erik Stable

Profiles & Interviews:

Freddie Gibbs Talks Major Label Saga, “Str8 Killa,” Rapping DJs & Rick Ross by Toshitaka Kondo

Freddie Gibbs Talks Eminem's Rejection, Standing Out With "Str8 Killa" by Paul W. Arnold

Slum Village: Forever Slum by Sean Ryon

N*E*R*D: Colors by William E. Ketchum III

Chucky Smash From The Legion – The Unkut Interview by Robbie

I Want People to Know They Should Never Quit: An Interview With Trek Life by Zach Cole

The James Franco Project by Sam Anderson


Louis C.K. Stares at the Void: His new show, Louie, displays a fine dark humor by Troy Patterson


I Never See War Movies. I Saw This One. by Alison Buckholtz