Friday, October 21, 2011

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 10/21/2011

Ice Cube & Axl Rose

Music Analysis & Reporting:

Top 20 Greatest L.A. Rap Albums of All Time: The Complete List by Ian Cohen, Rebecca Haithcoat & Jeff Weiss

The 20 Greatest L.A. Hip Hop Albums of All-Time by Jeff Weiss

The 10s: Colors: 10 Cool Colored Vinyl Releases by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

The 10s: Add On, Son: 10 More Special Features by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

The 10s: QU Duets: 10 Killer Queens Combos by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

The 10s: Three The Hard Way by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

The 10s: 914’s Where I’m Listed: 10 Westchester County Classic Songs by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

The 10s: MC/Producer Combos: 10 Nasty Nas x Salaam Remi Joints by Up North Trips & Stan Ipcus

Song of the Day: Game - My Bitch by Mobb Deen

Game - Leftover EP by Jaap van der Doelen

What Will Be Hip-Hop's Legacy? by Dr. Joycelyn Wilson

A Story to Tell: Biggie Smalls and Narrative
 - "Friend of Mine" by Abe Beame

Mixmasta "D" Meets Big Daddy Kane by Werner von Wallenrod

100 Forgotten Favorites, Part II of IV by The TROY Blog

100 Forgotten Favorites, Part III of IV by The TROY Blog

100 Forgotten Favorites, Part IV of IV by The TROY Blog

The Four Best/Worst Rap Alter-Ego Albums Ever by Robbie Ettelson

Live: God's Son Nas Stands on Water at Pier 54 by Jeff Rosenthal

A Closer Look: A Tribe Called Quest’s “Beats, Rhymes & Life” Documentary by Ryan Joseph

Find A Way: A Tribe Called Quest's Final Act by Greg Whitt

Hip Hop's Fallen Soldiers (Part II) by R.A. the Rugged Man

It's Never *Just* a Loop by Amir "Sa'id" Said

The Other Classical Jam by Werner von Wallenrod

There's Three of Us, But We're Not The Beatles: The Ten Most Illogical Rap Lyrics In History by Chaz Kangas

Shotguns, Slang and Quelle Chris by Jeff Weiss

Is Lil' Kim Too Old to Rap? by Charing Ball

Event Recap: The 2011 NOLA Underground Hip-Hop Awards by David Dennis, Jr.

Palestinian Hip-Hop by Werner von Wallenrod

Album Reviews:

The Roots - undun by Eddie "STATS"

Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire - Lost In Translation by Jaap van der Doelen

J. Cole - Cole World: The Sideline Story by Greg Whitt

Evidence - Cats & Dogs by Francisco McCurry

Icebird - The Abandoned Lullaby by Slava Kuperstein

Machine Gun Kelly - Rage Pack by Mark Lelinwalla

Royce Da 5'9" - Success Is Certain by Greg Whitt

Kid Ink - Wheels Up by Amber McKynzie

DJ Drama - Third Power by The Company Man

J-Live - S.P.T.A. (Said Person of That Ability) by D.L. Chandler

Mayer Hawthorne - How Do You Do by Jada Gomez-Lacayo

Zilla Rocca - Nights & Weekends EP by Steven Potter

The Away Team - Scars & Stripes by Ericka Simone

Phonte - Charity Starts At Home by TC

Exile - 4TRK MIND by Fred Castano

Exile - 4TRK MIND by The Company Man

Profiles & Interviews:

Method Man Breaks Down His 25 Most Essential Songs by Insanul Ahmed

One on One with Tragedy Khadafi (Part 2): “Stagnation Is Death” by Jaap van der Doelen

Mannie Fresh Reveals Mystikal Project Has Stalled, He and Lil Wayne Are Talking, and Hot Boys Reunion Was Staged by Paul W. Arnold

M.O.P. Talk Upcoming "Sparta" Album And Gang Starr's Influence by Omar Burgess

Stones Throw's Anika, More Than Just a 'Weird Singer' by Jeff Weiss

The Porn Star Questionnaire: Kristina Rose by Blockhead


Smarten Up Aubs.... by Big Ghostfase

Rap Industry Fan Fiction