Friday, June 17, 2011

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 6/17/2011

Music Analysis & Reporting:

Tupac at 40: What Could Have Been by Alvin Blanco

What Would Solving Tupac and Biggie’s Murders Mean for Hip-Hop? by Alyssa Rosenberg

Jimmy Henchman Associate Admits to Role in Robbery/Shooting of Tupac by Grandmaster Grouchy Greg & Nolan Strong

Happy Birthday, Tupac: 22 of His Best Songs by Rizoh

And Today, We Celebrate Tupac Shakur by John Gotty

Kreayshawn: The New Vanilla Ice, But Worse, Because She's a Woman by Byron Crawford

Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest by Werner von Wallenrod

Live: Jadakiss Takes a Bite Out of the Apple Store by Jeff Rosenthal

Live: Kid Cudi Is the Nightcap at Terminal 5 by Jeff Rosenthal

Gems from the International Dart Parlour by Zilla Rocca

Hip-Hop and the Weakness of Liberalism by Jared Ball

Mount Vernon is Four Square Miles: A Pete Rock Retrospective Mix by Abe Beame

Nas and Kanye West Leak Tracks, Lead the Pack (Again) by Andy Hutchins

Kanye West on the Power of Personal Responsibility by Alyssa Rosenberg

Why White Kids Love Hip-Hop by Aaron M.

At the End of the Game, You a Bitch Like Metroid by Geng-Grizzly

TRU Blogger Recalls 2008 Feud with Tyler, The Creator by Alex DeLarge

Unconditional Love & Hip Hop by Tony Grands

Is Nas the Terrence Malick of Rap??? by The Great Gats, B

Critic's Notebook: Adele's Quiet Power Amid the Pop Girl Riot by Randall Roberts

Album Reviews:

Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel by Max

Bad Meets Evil - Hell: The Sequel by Alex Thornton

Random Axe - Random Axe by William E. Ketchum III

Random Axe - Random Axe by Max

Ziggy Marley - Wild and Free by Jeff Weiss

DJ Shadow - I Gotta Rokk EP by Nate Patrin

Profiles & Interviews:

Sean Price: Random As F*ck by Nene Wallace Reed

Q&A: Tech N9ne by Noz

Tech N9ne's Homecoming: What A Long, Strange Trip It Was by Jake Paine

Prodigy Talks New Mobb Deep Album, The Illuminati, Working With Nas, & 50 Cent by Kathy Iandoli

Q&A: Shabazz Palaces by Jonathan Zwickel