The odds on America’s next top rapper

11 01 2010

Ah, prognostication. It’s as American as subtle racism and reality TV. Everybody does it, and since everybody does it, it must be important, right? Exactly. And American’s are free to predict anything about anything. That’s the beauty of prognostication, it’s ubiquity, it’s omnipresence. It’s here, it’s there, but right now, it’s going to be in hip-hop.

And we’re going to use it to answer this question: Who’s the next rapper that’ll take over that coveted “Number one spot” that Ludacris rapped about only a few years ago?

You’ve had your Jay-Z’s, your Kanye’s, your Lil Wayne’s, even your T.I.’s, Ludacris’ and 50 Cent’s. But  this is 2010, it’s time for a changing of the guard. Who are hip-hop’s next heavyweights, and who will end end being the best of these new fighters? Read the rest of this entry »





Rhymefest v. B.o.B: Who remixed it better?

1 12 2009

When Three Dog Night made “One” way back in 1969, I bet they didn’t think that 40 years later people would be blogging about it on the interwebs. Well Three Dog Night, you got served because that’s exactly what we’re doing.

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Rhyme&Re-Review: How could I have missed B.o.B?

20 11 2009


Everyone makes mistakes. Napoleon had Russia, George Bush had Katrina, Chris Webber had timeouts — it happens to everyone. My mistake? Ignoring B.o.B. Read the rest of this entry »





Record of the Day: “Satellite” – B.o.B

19 11 2009

A couple days ago, I gave B.o.B his dap for “No Man’s Land”, while admitting that I knew almost nothing about the guy. Read the rest of this entry »





Record of the Day: “No Man’s Land” – Bobby Ray

17 11 2009


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