Video: Ka - Off the Record

I'm sure this video resonates with those that received their introduction to quintessential nineties rap through vinyl records and tape decks. My first rap album was Puff Daddy's No Way Out, on CD (fml), and it's a shame to Read more

Marmalakes - Dolores

I was in bed reading the The Movie Goer by Walker Percy the other night when "Dolores" came up on a recent playlist I made. I had to put down the American classic and listen a little closer to Chase Weinacht's Read more

Toony TuneS & Captn Dan - Popadock

Wordplay Saturday. You might be out in the sun, swimming or riding your bicycle, but I'm the house listening to rappers Toony Tunes and Captn Dan. I don't know where they came from, put them in my ears, Read more

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Big Boi – “Lines” Featuring [A$AP Rocky & Phantogram]

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When A$AP says, “Revenue is what I get, get/ your bitch is what I did hit,” it is difficult to know how to respond as a listener.  Is it directed at the person wearing the headphones?  Is it some veiled dis to someone specific?  Is it just some played-out rapper cliché?  Or is it insecurity creeping out through his rapping?

Maybe it is a revelation.  One that is teased-out by Phantogram’s chorus: “The lines we’ve crossed, the lines we crossed/ Have always been why I’ve lost.”

Yeah.  Let’s go with that.

Big Boi: She Hates Me (Kid Kudi)

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Ok, fire time.


The Zolas “Knot In My Heart”

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Canadian duo The Zolas just dropped a ten track LP Ancient Mars in October, produced by Chuck Brody (Phantogram & Wu-Tang).

Check out “Knot in My Heart” and let me know if it makes you wish you were a teenage girl again too.