Why your Top 10 list blows

19 11 2009

[Ed. note: This was previously published over at MidwestSwing, which is now defunct (pours out a little for his homies). Please enjoy it if you haven’t read it before.]

I don’t know much about anything, but I read a lot of shit people put out on the internet, including our own. When reading, I often come about “Top 10″ lists. Sometimes I’ll find a “Top 15″ list. And sometimes, some crazy people like Complex come out with “Top 100″ lists of the decade. Here’s the thing about these lists — I hate them. Read the rest of this entry »

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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: “Psycho (feat. Eminem)” – 50 Cent

6 11 2009


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Dear Rappers: Get some friends

6 11 2009

I was flipping through my Jay-Z playlist this afternoon in the LeSabre, and for some reason a thought popped into my head that I couldn’t shake: Jay-Z doesn’t do his choruses. This isn’t to say that he never sings/raps his chorus, but that he usually lets someone else to the heavy lifting. Read the rest of this entry »