I don’t know about you, but I for one have always been fascinated by the concept of what rappers do with their time off, especially the ones that never release albums. Like what do guys like William Danzini and Fizzy Womack do every day? They certainly aren’t recording. Personally, I’d always assumed M.O.P. spent the […]
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I’m aware that it’s reductive to be like, “yo, Slug, why don’t you come out with that Overcast-type shit.” It’s not 1997 anymore and artists need to evolve. I get it. But “Guarantee” is not good. Sure, it’s a noble failure, but c’mon dude, emo rap-rock is not the future, despite what Wentz and Durst […]
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So I’ve got this big essay on Lil Wayne up at Idolator right now dealing with the nature of hype, one-sided criticism, and the first two singles from The Carter III. It’s something I’ve been thinking about writing for a while but after watching the critical hosannas pour in for “Lollipop” and “A Millie,” I […]
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