Ahead of their sure to be titanic Instagram Live battle, Son Raw weighs the rap chart heavyweights' two 2000 releases against each other.
Deen’s been smoking all night. For the first time in a really long while, I’m listening to a Ludacris song that doesn’t completely bore me. Of all the rapper turned mogul/actor/whatever the fuck else niggas have to do in order to plausibly claim that they don’t need to rap anymore to make money, Ludacris’ “fall” […]
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I think I get why you hate Swizz Beatz. Maybe I don’t, but I’ll try anyway. Is it the fact that a 17 year old figured out how to make a ton of money off the basic shitty Casio keyboards we all owned, by making alternately good and shitty beats for the last decade and […]
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Deen has to give DJ Drama credit for this one. Maybe “perfect” isn’t the word, but this is how to leverage networking into dope “quality street music” (his words). Bringing the “old” (is it time to start describing Jeezy, T.I. and Luda as old) ATL and one of the leaders of the new ATL together […]
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Jonah Bromwich wrote this while listening to only Huey Lewis and the News. I’m tired of this recent plague of rappers aging gracefully. It’s ridiculous. What is Phonte doing making a thoughtful, reflective record like Charity Starts at Home? Why are The Roots making concept albums? What is going on? Where’s my ignorance? Where’s my […]
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Evan Nabavian murdered Roger Pedacter. Ludacris doesn’t get his due, probably because he’s an undisguised pop star and as much an actor as he is a rapper. Also, he has few albums good albums to his name despite many big singles. But Luda is a genuine talent. He puts a face on every syllable, usually […]
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Evan Nabavian may or may not have that zan with that lean. Ludacris and Bun B are outstanding rappers whose output is polluted with filler and trash. In the case of Bun, the cause is his compulsion to give a verse to anyone who asks nicely. His ubiquity seems to come from a place of […]
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