Friday, August 31, 2012

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 8/31/2012


Chris Lighty: From the Block to the Boardroom by Rob Markman

He Took Hip-Hop From Gritty to Global by Jon Caramanica

Is A $675,000 Fine For Music Piracy Over The Line? by Mallory Pickard

The Importance Of Flying Lotus by Andrew Martin

The Music Industry: Let’s Play The Blame Game by David Reyneke

Will Reloaded Be A Worthy Follow-Up To Marcberg? by Robbie Ettelson

Fat Joe: Still Rapping, Still Calling in Favors by Slava P.

11 Signs You’re A Music Snob by AJ

The Wu-Tang Comics That Never Were: Wu-Massacre by Bucky Turco

YouTube Commenters Type The Darndest Things: Lupe Fiasco – Bitch Bad by Robbie Ettelson

Beanie Sigel: Kush Dreaming by HL

Crews Control: A Brief Look At Rapper Relationships by Phlip

2 Chainz Has The Year's Funniest, Creepiest Sexual Boast by Craig Jenkins

Medium Sean – How It Feel… by Mobb Deen

A Bad Mama Jama by Werner von Wallenrod

Trae The Truth, Z-Ro, Paul Wall, Slim Thug, Kirko Bangz & Bun B Are From Texas by Mobb Deen

Skeme & Schoolboy Q: Adults With Guns by Jeff Weiss

The Art of Storytelling's Epilogue: 10 More Stories Told Through Rap Songs by J-23

A Brief History of the Blowjob in Pop Music by Luke Winkie

Rap Music Is The Greatest Catch-22 of All Time by Tony Grands

The Return of Tha Likwit Crew, Starring Xzibit, King Tee & Tha Alkaholics by Jeff Weiss

The Opening Act AKA Eating Shit by Blockhead

The Garish Godliness of Jaye and Ab-Soul by Tosten Burks

The Time My Dad Played "Nuthin' But a G Thang" At Our Church by Shea Serrano

Is The ‘Rock The Bells’ Festival Becoming Too Commercial? by Jayy Ghost

Who Is Raz Fresco? by Slava P

N.Y. State of Mind: Lil Wayne And Hip Hop Elitism by Slava Kuperstein

A Note On Ed Brubaker's Move from Marvel by Josh Kopin

Could Thelonious Monk Win the Jazz Competition Named After Him? by Patrick Jarenwattananon

Review: Nas - Life Is Good by Samir S.

Review: JJ DOOM - Key to the Kuffs by HL

Review: JJ DOOM - Key to the Kuffs by Nate Patrin

Review: Meyhem Lauren - Respect the Fly Shit by Ian Cohen

Review: Blu & Exile - Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them by Jonah Bromwich

Review: Rapsody - The Idea of Beautiful by Bogar Alonso

Review: Rapsody - The Idea of Beautiful by Edwin Ortiz

Review: Beanie Sigel - This Time by Jayson Greene

Review: Strong Arm Steady & Statik Selektah - Stereotype by Colin Small

Review: 2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story by David Drake

Review: Slaughterhouse - welcome to: Our House by Slava Kuperstein

Review: Styles P – The Diamond Life Project by Mobb Deen

Review: Ryan Hemsworth - Last Words EP by Colin Small

Review: Cat Power - Sun by Brandon Bussolini

Interview: Answers for Questions Vol. 100!!! w/Blockhead

Interview: Kendrick Lamar on Family Life

Interview: Immortal Technique Talks Ghostwriting, Nas, Lyricism, Glamorization of Drug Dealing


Music Video: Nas - Bye Baby

Music Video: 2 Chainz - Birthday Song (feat. Kanye West)

Music Video: Mayer Hawthorne - No Strings

Music Video: 1982 - Right Now

Music Video: Brother Ali - Mourning in America

Music Video: Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire - Position of Passion

Live: Joey Bada$$ and Pro Era Freestyle & BBQ - Selector

The Combat Jack Show (The Dopplegangaz) 8-29-12 by PNCRadio