Our DMX tribute series kicks off with Nitish Pahwa's examination of an iconic posse cut and DMX's style that would eventually hold the rap world by the throat in the entrance to the new millennium.
Redman’s Pacific Waters October 1, 2014
Max Bell uses a joint roller. Did Redman smoke the club out your honor? He pleads five Philly blunts filled with top shelf left coast greenery. Over the breezy, g-funk bounce of the inimitable DJ Quik’s “Spur of the Moment” (Trauma) Redman reminds you that he can rap over anything with ease and punch lines more […]
Max Bell is the shit like Janet Jackson undressing You can’t fake the funk. You can’t fake charisma. Redman has had both wrapped in Buddha packed Phillies since he ripped the anchor leg of EPMD’s “Hardcore” in 1990. A consummate showman, his vocal presence on wax has always mirrored his energy on stage and on […]
Abe Beame heard that you look like MC Hammer on crack. Everyone’s talking about YG and DJ Mustard’s Compton throwback, My Krazy Life and its standout track, “Meet the Flockers”. In the song, YG gives us a brief overview on the fine points of home invasion. The song is glorious, but it’s hardly the first […]
Redman Remixxes October 29, 2013
Max Bell saw a bag of weed on the floor. Reggie Noble is a lot like Devin the Dude. Both are perpetually lifted and gifted MCs overlooked by too many. Yet both have legions of blunted devotees across the globe. The primary difference between the two really comes down to their respective reactions to the […]
Redman is Rioting December 3, 2012
A few days on late on this, because for my own sanity, I was on sabbatical from watching Reggie Noble videos. There is nothing sadder than watching one of your favorites fall off. In fact, this is the topic from a podcast I’m about to tape right now (should you have any thoughts on this […]
The World Star Weekly July 30, 2012
Goths dancing to Lil B. The apocalypse is upon us. It’s painfully hilarious. http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshh3iWi1W2Y2vfF4995 Shawnna and Chella H are very late. But fuck it…Chi City Bitch. http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshh16V8kJq3t0HjAztB Tone Loc could never have predicted this. http://www.worldstarhiphop.com/videos/video.php?v=wshhSRoGa1jTL0BlI8t5 D-Will is thinking about opting out of his shoe contract.