RotD: “Reverse Cowgirl” (feat. Young Jeezy) – T-Pain

2 02 2010

One of the best parts about hip-hop/rap/R&B/whatever-you-want-to-call-it is that somehow, someway, a bad song can actually be a good song. In a bizarre turnabout of what we usually believe, there is not only an economic demand but a cultural demand for shitty rap songs. When society is out grinding at the club, society doesn’t want to listen to the social-political musings of Common. Society wants to grind all up on you. Read the rest of this entry »





RotD: “Symphonies (Remix)” (feat. KiD CuDi) – Dan Black

19 01 2010

This is Dan Black. As you might (or maybe not) be able to tell, he’s British. Read the rest of this entry »





RotD: “Give it to Me” – Rhymefest

10 12 2009

Ah, cartoons from yesteryear. Your folksy, wide-ranging racism was family fun for white audiences everywhere. Read the rest of this entry »





RotD: “Girlfriend” (feat. Lupe Fiasco) – Chris Brown

2 12 2009


I hope this post isn’t in violation of the restraining order of the post below, but I’m going to let the dice roll. Honestly, this wasn’t a planned move, sometimes the world is just a serendipitous place.  Read the rest of this entry »





RotD: “Diary (Acoustic)” (feat. Marsha Ambrosius) – Wale

25 11 2009

For as far as hip-hop production has come thanks to the likes of Kanye West, Timbaland, Dr. Dre, Just Blaze and the rest, I’m a firm believer that some of the best beats are the simplest. Give me a drum set, guitar, piano and some strings and I’ll give you a album chalk-full of quality. Well, not me personally, but you get the idea. Read the rest of this entry »





RotD: “What Would I Want? Sky” – Animal Collective

24 11 2009


Animal Collective — Indie music’s great white hope. Seriously. Pitchfork gave this song a 10. Out of 10. I shit you not. Read the rest of this entry »





You know what goes great with yams? A side of Lupe Fiasco

24 11 2009

For all of you Lupe Fiasco fanatics wasting away while praying that Lasers is actually a real honest-to-goodness album … I have no idea if that thing is going to come out anytime soon.

Sorry. Read the rest of this entry »