Only Built For Ironmen.. Rae Vs. Ghost (1 of 2)
When you think of legendary hip hop duos, one thinks of groups such as Gang Starr, OutKast, Mobb Deep, the Clipse etc..but without a doubt, Raekwon & Ghostface were the illest tag team to never be classified as such (Nas & AZ come in close second.) While never doing an official collaboration album, any hardcore Wu fan will tell you that their classic debut albums "Only Built for Cuban Linx.." & "Ironman" are joint albums, especially considering they feature each other on the covers. When dealing with these dynamic duos, the "which one is better" question is inevitable. Since Ghost & Rae were...read more.
HipHopcrasy - Double Standards
I am not a "90s Nigga". While the style of music I make & listen is more reminiscent of the 90s, I'm not a fan of the whole "Real Hip Hop" movement. I do think we hit a peak in the 90s, as evidenced by the commercial and critical success compared to today, but I am not unaware of the shortcomings that Old School Hip Hop fell victim to...read more.
What I Don't Like About Hip-Hop Today
I don’t smoke weed. I don’t drink. I'm indifferent towards partying. I am a teenage college student, born in the ghetto of Newburgh, NY, currently residing in the suburbs of the same city/town. My favorite rappers are from the late 80s and 90s, where lyricism and content were at the forefront . My interests, aside from music, include documentaries, reading, boxing, and of course, Spanish women. With that being said, let’s examine some of the “hottest” artists in the rap game today...read more.
Havoc vs. Prodigy - The Beef Explained
This isn’t good. Apparently Havoc and Prodigy have been having problems that Havoc has recently brought to light via his Twitter account (which has been deactivated). While I am not a fan of internet banging, if we look at the history of Mobb Deep, we could’ve seen this coming. I will give a brief overview of the Infamous Affairs that have possibly set the tone for this event...read more.