Tag Archive: jay-z

Make no mistake about it, Wheelchair Jimmy can rap: The 11 Best Lines from “5 a.m. in Toronto”

  Man, has Wheelchair Jimmy made a name for himself or what? Ever since he hit the scene, Aubrey “Drake” Graham has been on a quest for greatness. By his carefully planned tours(notice… Continue reading

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The 70 Best Hip-Hop Tracks of 2012 (34-1)

The first edition of this list was met with praise and also some scrutiny. Here’s the second and final installment. 34. Game – “Heaven’s Arms“ Game had a big 2012 as he managed… Continue reading

The 70 Best Hip-Hop Tracks of 2012….According to me (70-35)

A common phrase on the internet is “Nas Lost.” ┬áThe phrase is usually seen in the comments section of any article about Nas that indicates bad luck for him, and sometimes the news… Continue reading

Come and have a good time with G.O.O.D. Music: “Cruel Summer” Review

After releases from two of the other major camps in Hip-Hop music, Kanye West presents his crew’s offering to the world with: “G.O.O.D. Music: Cruel Summer.” Weird album covers aside, the 12-track LP… Continue reading

I’ll support you, Frank Ocean.

It’s a taboo subject within a genre that emphasizes masculinity at every turn. Although it’s known that the music industry is filled with people who identify themselves as homosexual, some people refuse to… Continue reading

No Church in the Wild: Why can’t more rap songs be like this?

It took almost eight months and a lonely drive back from Chattanooga before I finally came to appreciate the masterpiece that is “No Church In the Wild,” a song by legends Jay-Z &… Continue reading

Lost Rapper of the Month: February

It can be hard to be a long-term, successful rapper in the music industry today. In today’s age, you have to get buzz by releasing mixtapes. You still have to gain more and… Continue reading

Lost Rapper of the Month: January

It’s that time again. I know it’s been close to a month since I’ve dropped some knowledge and truth about some of these rappers and their careers, but after going through an old… Continue reading

W.I.L.T. – What I’m Listening To 8/11/11

It’s been a big week for music. This Tuesday saw retail releases from hip-hop heavyweights Jay-Z and Kanye West, Atlanta trappers Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame and another release from DJ Khaled’s… Continue reading

Derrick Rose adidas; New Gucci Mane mixtape; Watch the throne

Over the weekend, I finally saw this Derrick Rose-Adidas commercial that I’ve heard so much about. “Remember this number….9.8 That’s not the time on the shot clock… Or the seconds left in the… Continue reading