Pete Tosiello looks at the new records from Bone Thugs-n-Harmony and Jadakiss, trying to find merit in artists past their prime.
Rap-Up Week of 5/8/15 May 8, 2015
Def Loaf, Kevin Gates, Camp Lo, Fetty Wap, Azeala Banks, Quavo, Gucci Mane, Drake, e40, Styles P, Jadakiss, Vince Staples
If I was a rapper with a budget, I would fork over cash for features to only a few: Freddie Gibbs, Gunplay, Roc Marciano, Kendrick Lamar, or Schoolboy Q. Even when those guys mail in a verse, it still somehow sounds better than 99.9 percent of their peers — so much that I am contractually […]
Hype Williams isn’t even trying anymore. But that’s fine, because nobody involved with Fat Joe‘s new video for “Pride N’ Joy” seems to be trying. Joey receives the Hype treatment of getting nothing but his torso on camera in front a multi-colored screen; Miguel and Roscoe Dash receive just enough screen-time to help you realize […]