- Have I ever owned a pair of Michael Jordan-brand Nike basketball sneakers, you ask? I can answer that question.
- George Pitts, RIP
- Hip hop, grown-ups, and growin’ up
- Letter to my Dad, in re: J Dilla’s “Donuts”, a record I gave him for Christmas 2015
- Hip Hop and Africa, Letter to Hugo Burnham 3/29/2015
Category Archives: Song of The Day
If you ever claimed hip hop as your own, or tried to, you’ve felt some anxiety, probably unspoken, that the music would not grow up with you. That maybe it just wasn’t meant to. Your favorite artists would age with … Continue reading
Wayne and Mr. Gunz, killing it!
Dunno why, but the genre most symbiotic with Glasgow (and Edinburgh in fact) is ’70s soul. That’s my take anyway. ExhibitD: The Dramatics’ “In the Rain” (ignore silly video accompanying) (this one is for you Charles)
Cadence, the 2nd guest rapper, was a close friend in high school (3 straight losing seasons on the basketball team!), and hells yeah he still is. Kind of a great video too, filmed in Edinburgh: ‘Good Feelin’ by Capitol 1212 … Continue reading
for all you sexy librarians out there:
Scots hip hop, represent! The second rhymer, the white guy? One of my best friends in high school. True story: <iframe src=”http://player.vimeo.com/video/14208803?title=0&byline=0&portrait=0″ width=”400″ height=”300″ frameborder=”0″>‘Good Feelin’ by Capitol 1212 ft. Mike G (Jungle Brothers), Cadence, MCM and Dizzy (Ugly Duckling) … Continue reading