Friday, May 13, 2011

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 5/13/2011

Music Analysis & Reporting:

100 Hip Hop Jawns That Changed My Life, Part Five (81-100) by Dart Adams

Tyler, The Creator: Visionary Rapper or Obnoxious Teenager? by Nitsuh Abebe

Why We Should Maybe Stop Writing About Odd Future For A Little While (I Know, I Know, I’m Not Helping) by Lindsay Zoladz

Tyler's Gay Stuff by Rich Juz

The Strong Move Quiet by Joey L.

5 Things Sarah Palin Should Know About Common by Rizoh

Raphael Saadiq Rolls Stoned by Jeff Weiss

Big K.R.I.T.: The Story So Far by Anthony Fantano

Recap: Mobb Deep Reunion Show 05.12.11 by Amanda Bassa

Steady Mobbin’ by Danj!

O.C. Demos and Vaulted Treasures by Werner von Wallenrod

O.C. Demos Definitively Knocked Out the Park! by Werner von Wallenrod

Great Songs from Forgotten Rap Albums #17 by The Great Gats, B

Library of Congress and Sony Music team for 'National Jukebox' free streaming of vintage recordings by Randy Lewis

Early Impulse: A 50-Year Legacy In Jazz by Kevin Whitehead

Finishing Record by Cat Power (yes, THE Cat Power!)

The Liner Notes to Open Mike Eagle’s “Nightmares”

Album Reviews:

DJ Quik - The Book of David by Jeff Weiss

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Scott Plagenhoef

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by TRU Nation

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Rizoh

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Randall Roberts

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Sach O

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Mobb Deen

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Sean Ryon

Tyler, The Creator - Goblin by Max

eLZhi - Elmatic by Eric C.

eLZhi - Elmatic by Jeff Weiss

Killer Mike - PL3DGE by Branden J. Peters

Curren$y - Covert Coup by Neil Martinez-Belkin

Kidd Kidd - The Reallionaire by William E. Ketchum III

Atmosphere - The Family Sign by Amanda Bassa

Coalmine Records - Can You Dig It? by D.L. Chandler

Beastie Boys - Hot Sauce Committee Part Two by Timmhotep Aku

Self Scientific - Trials of the Blackhearted by Meka Udoh

The Antlers - Burst Apart by Ian Cohen

The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain by Mikael Wood

The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain by Max

The Lonely Island - Turtleneck & Chain by Alex Thornton

Raphael Saadiq - Stone Rollin’ by Jeff Weiss

Zion I & The Grouch - Heroes in the Healing of the Nation by TC

Profiles & Interviews:

Ten Minutes With Gotty by Chan-Lo

TSS Presents Fifteen Minutes With Elzhi by TC

The Lonely Island: Talking Kanye West & Nicki Minaj While Rocking Turtlenecks & Chains by Kathy Iandoli

Mayer Hawthorne covers all sorts of musical ground with his new "Impressions EP" by Nate Jackson

Producer's Corner: JR Rotem by William E. Ketchum III

Question in the Form of an Answer: Ishmael Butler of Shabazz Palaces by Douglas Martin

How Sway & King Tech's "This Or That" Introduced Eminem, Tech N9ne & Crooked I by Jake Paine


Chomsky's Follies by Christopher Hitchens

Why I Support H.R. 223 by Amanda Bassa

I Am David Brooks' Lazy, Unemployable "Missing Man" by Choire Sicha

Right-wingers' panties get in a knot over Obama calling them out on immigration -- especially because every word was true by David Neiwert

Microsoft Structured Acquisition of Skype to Avoid U.S. Taxes by Zaid Jilani