Friday, September 14, 2012

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 9/14/2012

Music Analysis & Reporting:

Remembering Chris Lighty by Jake Paine

Chief Keef: Not Just Another Gangsta Rapper by Jaap van der Doelen

The 25 Greatest Outdated Rap Slang Words by Jeff Weiss & Co.

What I'd Give to Hear These Five L.A. Rap Albums (Six Oreo Cookies) by Rizoh

September is the Cruelest Month: The Event Horizons and Turning Points of Kanye West by B. Michael Payne

BeatTips Sample Flip Award: Eric “Vietnam” Sadler: Leaders of the New School – “Sobb Story” by Amir Said (Sa'id)

Rap Game 2012 Draft Scouting Report — GrandeMarshall’s "800" by Mobb Deen

Ten Rap Songs More Republican Than Nicki Minaj by Brian McManus

Thoughts On Odd Future In 2012: Concert Review by John Healey

Writing E Money Bags Back Into History by Werner von Wallenrod

Scoe – Thank You feat. Kendrick Lamar (Produced by Jake One) by Mobb Deen

Vandal for Hire: Bush’s “Thuggin’” by Jeff Weiss

Danny Brown x Johnson&Johnson Change by Son Raw

Kanye West’s ‘To The World,’ And Mitt Romney As A Symbol of Tax Evasion by Alyssa Rosenberg

We'll Soon Be Playing Instruments With Our Minds by Dave Good

The Longform Guide to Jay-Z by Max Linsky

Khal’s Droppings 001: The Week in EDM by Khal

Album Reviews:

Blu & Exile - Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them by Phillip Mlynar

DMX - Undisputed by Aaron McKrell

Busta Rhymes - Year of the Dragon by Francisco McCurry

Big Sean - Detroit by Andrew Martin

Big Sean - Detroit by Edwin Ortiz

Lil Wayne - Dedication 4 by Jayson Greene

Lil Wayne - Dedication 4 (Didn't Listen Review) by Andrew Winistorfer

2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. Story by Henry Adaso

Talib Kweli & DJ Z-Trip - Attack the Block by Jesse Fairfax

Homeboy Sandman – First of a Living Breed by Chul Gugich

Bob Dylan - Tempest by Amanda Petrusich

The xx - Coexist by John Healey

The xx - Coexist by Mark Richardson

The xx - Coexist by Brandon Bussolini

Four Tet - Pink by Erik Stabile


MF DOOM Calls Nas A Great Freestyler, Promises New Madvillain Music, Talks Masta Ace & JJ DOOM by Andres Vasquez

I Think I’m The Biggest Hypocrite Since 2Pac: An Interview With Blu by Oz Futura

Prince Paul Debunks Rumored De La Soul Reunion, Looks Ahead To Negroes On Ice by The Company Man


Music Video: Xzibit - Napalm

Music Video: Curren$y & Harry Fraud – Leaving the Dock

Music Video: Saigon - Not Like Them (feat. Styles P)

Music Video: Joe Budden – Quality of Life

Music Video: Boola – Starting 5 (feat. Maffew Ragazino, Mickey Factz, Reek Da Villian & Jon Connor)

Music Video: Patrick Starr – City I Love (feat. Reks & Termanology)

Masta Ace On #SpittinInDaWip

KRS-One on 9/11 & WeAreChange: Don't Give Up

Danny Brown - "Gypped by a Crackhead"

Animated Archives: Neal Brennan After-Parties With Prince

Nardwuar vs. E-40

The Combat Jack Show (Mr. MFN eXquire & Smoke Dza) 9-12-12 by PNCRadio