Friday, February 4, 2011

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 2/4/2011

Music Analysis & Reporting:

The Life and Times of MF DOOM by David Dennis

10 Rappers I Once Swore By by David Dennis

Before The Devil Knows You're Dead... by Scholar

Lil Wayne’s “Green & Yellow” – Nihilism & The Big Lie of Liberated Fandom by Doc Zeus

Five great White Stripes covers: Dylan, Beefheart, Son House and more by Jeff Weiss

Pyro “Propaganda” b/w “Status Quotient” (1998) by Thun

What Can Scarface Do? by J. Tinsley

Fuck Slug (Atmosphere) by Philaflava

All Souled Out: An Analysis Of Hip Hop Endorsements by Omar Burgess

Donate: Kool Herc’s Medical Fund by John Gotty

When Rap Goes The Full Retahd by Robbie Ettelson

The Many Facets Of David Blake by Beware

Revolution & Bullshit - Diddy at Uptown by Abe Beame

Aging Gracefully In The Game by Thun

Top 25 Anticipated Albums For 2011 by Gedi Dabakaeri

DJ Premier & Company Have Statik by HL

The Hip-Hop Word Count: A Cause Worth Backing by David Dennis

Eric B. and Rakim “Teach The Children” by Thun

The ’90s Loved Rick James by Danj!

The Union Forever: R.I.P White Stripes (1997-2011) by Jeff Weiss

John Barry, composer of iconic James Bond music, dies; highlights of an amazing musical life by Randall Roberts

Album Reviews:

Hell Razah - Heaven Razah by Zilla Rocca

Curren$y - Pilot Talk II by Max

Lil B - Angels Exodus by Amanda Bassa

Game - Purp & Patron by Kathy Iandoli

Madlib - Madlib Medicine Show No. 11: Low Budget High Fi Music by Remco Semaun

Deacon the Villain & Sheisty Khrist - Niggaz With Latitude by Nicholas Candiotto

JC Poppe - Shadowlands / Tea Party by Edwin Ortiz

Planet Asia - Crackbelt Theatre by Patrick M.

Verbal Kent - Save Yourself by Luke Gibson

Datahowler - Slowdrifter by Mallory Pickard

The Gaslamp Killer - Death Gate by Matthew Wuethrich

ESG - Dance to the Best of ESG by Joe Tangari

The Go! Team - Rolling Blackouts by Stuart Berman

Mophono - Cut Form Crush by Craig Monts

RJD2 - The Glow Remixes EP by Larry Fitzmaurice

Hercules and Love Affair - Blue Songs by Douglas Wolk

Profiles & Interviews:

Game talks 'Purp & Patron' and 'The Hangover' by Jeff Weiss

Pure Filth and Screwface founder Sam XL discusses Coachella after-party, surprise guests and bass addiction by Jeff Weiss

Tanya Morgan on their new record, the decision to go forward as a duo, and their rap roots by Jeff Weiss

Producer's Corner: The Olympicks by William E. Ketchum III

A Conversation with Curly Castro (Part 2 of the Winston's Appeal Interview) by Fresh


Black History: How Hip Hop Came Together to Close the Crack House by Davey D

Lupe Fiasco didn't vote for Barack Obama, because of some shit that took place weeks AFTER the election by Byron Crawford

George Bush says Tea Party suffers from "Nativism" by John Amato


Uh-huh, you know what it eeyuz...


Just say no to Juelz Santana by Byron Crawford

The Women Of Cam’ron: Killa’s Greatest Conversations by J. Tinsley

Why I’m not donating to Kool Herc by Byron Crawford