Friday, February 10, 2012

Rap Round Table, Week Ending 2/10/2012

Music Analysis & Reporting:

Nothing Like This © J Dilla by Dart Adams

In Death, Legend of Detroit's J Dilla Comes to Life by Brian McCollum

What’s Your Fantasy: Rap’s Top 30 Fictional Femmes by David D., Greg Whitt, Raj, Beware & Justin Tinsley

Is Syl Johnson Rich Off of Rap Samples? He Says So by Phillip Mlynar

Kanye West's Snub and the Proud History of Grammy Incompetence by Jason Rosenbaum

Werner In Record Collector Magazine by Werner von Wallenrod

Whatever Happened to Radios? by Harry McCracken

Classics Revisited: A Tribe Called Quest – Midnight Marauders by Aaron McKrell

We Are All Terrible People — The Music Criticism of Lana Del Rey by Doc Zeus

Why Lana Del Rey Scares Rock’s Boys Club by Liz Phair

Adele, Lana Del Rey and Leonard Cohen Lead the Pop Charts by Todd Martens

Lana Del Rey Just Wants to Be Loved by Maura Johnston

How to Properly Describe the Throne’s ‘N*ggas In Paris’ Video by Jaap van der Doelen

Hell Raising and Bush Killing by Werner von Wallenrod

Odd Future's Earl Sweatshirt is Apparently Home and Releasing Music by August Brown

Too Advanced, Digi Stance: Pulp Banga 101 Taught by the Wrecking Crew by Jeff Weiss

Ain't No Love: The Demise Of Radio Friendly Hip Hop Ballads by Omar Burgess

How Not to Write About Female Musicians: A Handy Guide by Maura Johnston

The Tuff Crew Ride Through the House by Werner von Wallenrod

Earl Sweatshirt’s Home by Son Raw

Remembering Jimmy Sabater by Oliver Wang

The Dead End Theory: 15 Rapper Relationships That Ended In Break-Up by DX Staff

Hip-Hop Basslines Could Power Implantable Medical Devices by Rebecca Boyle

Earl Sweatshirt Is Home! by Rebecca Haithcoat

The Original Gangstress by Werner von Wallenrod

Carnegie, Rockefeller, Carter? Jay-Z’s American Dream by Nitsuh Abebe

Jay-Z: Maybach Music 2 (Lost Verse) by HL

9 More MCs That Desperately Need A Name Change by Beware

Riff Raff & Action Bronson – “Bird on a Wire” by Jeff Weiss

Ugandan Warhorns and Eagles by Jeff Weiss

Araabmuzik - Vocal University by Son Raw

Ride the Pace Like At 33 Dark Shades: Gangrene, Evidence & Roc C Throw Shade by Jonah Bromwich

SpaceghostPurrp is The God of Black by Jeff Weiss

Shlohmo’s Vacation by Jonah Bromwich

Shlohmo: The Well-Rounded Beatmaker by Will Butler

Album Reviews:

Homeboy Sandman - Subject: Matter by Jeff Weiss

Homeboy Sandman - Subject: Matter by Jake Paine

K'Naan - More Beautiful Than Silence EP by Jada Gomez-Lacayo

Señor Kaos - The Kaos Effect by Samir S.

Saigon - Warning Shots 3 by Drew Millard

Gucci Mane - Trap Back by Phillip Mlynar

Heems - Nehru Jackets by Craig Jenkins

of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks by Todd Martens

of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks by Larry Fitzmaurice

Eric Lau - The Mission EP by Chul Gugich

Tensei - One EP by Graham Major

Die Antwoord - Ten$ion by Andrew Ryce

Sonnymoon - 2012 by Zach Cole

The Funk League - Funky As Usual by Will Cleveland

Profiles & Interviews:

Answers for Questions Vol. 71 w/Blockhead

All Around the World: An Interview With Theophilus London by Jacob Greene

Personal Playlist: Fred Armisen by Todd Martens


F#ck/Marry/Kill Vol. 9 by Blockhead