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 »


Sean Daley v. Marshall Mathers: Who’s the grandest cracker of them all?

18 11 2009

In the musical justice system, the people and the musicians are represented by two separate, yet equally important groups — The District Attorneys who investigate the crime, and the defense who claims it’s all a bunch of bullshit. These are their stories.

Judge: Docket Zero-Two is in order, Sean Daley aka Slug of Atmosphere vs. Marshall Mathers aka Eminem to answer the dispute of which one is the grandest cracker of them all. Read the rest of this entry »

Record of the Day: “Felt Chewed Up” – Felt

13 11 2009

The rapping duo Felt, one part Slug of Atmosphere and one part Murs, drops their third album, Felt 3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez, November 17th. Read the rest of this entry »