First off, Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers in the United States (and abroad, even though this is just a regular Thursday for most of you)! After building up the anticipation among his Twitter followers for the past week or so, Lupe Fiasco has released his long awaited Friend …Read More »
ROCKET(!!!) MCFLYY – OUTERSPALiEN REiGN (This is Just A Mixtape) Review
I hate Auto-Tune. It is the bane of the music industry, imbuing those who lack the ability and talent to control their own voice with a superficial, robotic overtone, ostensibly granting them “perfect” pitch. It’s the latest designer drug and everyone’s doing it. The opiate of the average, redeemer of …Read More »
Hip-Hop DJs and Producers: Stop Screaming Over Songs Already!
This is a personal pet peeve of mine. I absolutely hate it when DJs scream over tracks on mixtapes. When I listen to a song, I want to hear the beat and the vocalist’s lyrics as they are intended to be heard without having either of those things drowned out …Read More »