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J. Cole’s Wrong About Sample Clearance on “Note to Self”

Last week was unofficially J. Cole takeover week. He dropped an album and I "1st Listen" reviewed it and we wrote about his previous great work and I discussed it on the podcast and, perhaphs most impressively, Lucas... Read More
Posted 2 days ago
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1 Listen Album Review: Nicki Minaj’s (Kinda Boring) “The Pinkprint”

I won't lie, I was personally excited to hear J. Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive for the first time. I was excited to hear Big K.R.I.T.'s Cadillactica for the first time. Hell, I was even excited to hear... Read More
Posted 5 days ago
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Rap Quiz: Bet You Can’t Guess The Album Cover

Album art is well, an art. If you have a dope cover, you album will jump out at people. In this sea of music, being able to separate yourself from the pack is crucial and album art is one of the best ways to do that.  On... Read More
Posted 6 days ago
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All 93 People Named on J. Cole’s “Note To Self” Outro

Jay did it, Kanye made it famous, and now J. Cole takes his turn at turning the final track on his album into the liner notes. The average fan will likely skip "Note to Self" (aka the last 12 minutes of the outro on "Forest... Read More
Posted one week ago
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What Rappers Would You Pick for “Chicago vs. Everybody?”

And so we've come, to the end...of, the road. Here's the deal people. So far in this "vs. Everybody" series I've tackeld L.A., Atlanta and New York City. It feels like I also need to do Chicago, so today I'll... Read More
Posted one week ago
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I Refuse to Listen to Leaked Albums, Here’s Why [Bonus Podcast]

I hear the ding that notifies a direct message has been received, the third one today, a Zippyshare link to download J.Cole’s Forest Hills Drive. I feel like a teenager practicing abstinence in Amsterdam. With only... Read More
Posted one week ago
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The Fall of the Empire: Lil Wayne Wants Out of Cash Money

“When I was little, wanted to be a Hot Boy,” Rich Homie Quan exclaims on the song "Cash Money," and I dare you to find a southern gentleman born after 1989 that didn’t feel the same way. The Hot Boys... Read More
Posted about 2 weeks ago
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1 Listen Album Review: J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive” (aka F*cking Up Hip-Hop)

"It's the ciiiiiiiiiircle of lifeeeeeeeee, and it moves us alllllllllllllllll." In many ways I got the idea of one listen album reviews from J. Cole, and he was right; one listen reviews are fucking up hip-hop, and no... Read More
Posted about 2 weeks ago
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Kid Cudi Said My Writing is Worthless, So I Wrote About It

It's Friday night. I'm sitting in a circle of friends discussing the comments Kid Cudi made surrounding the state of hip-hop. (What do you do with your Friday nights?) A few hours earlier, I wrote... Read More
Posted 3 weeks ago
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What Rappers Would You Pick for “New York vs. Everybody”?

Hi there, are you new to the "Vs. Everybody" series? That's awesome, welcome, I'm so happy to see you. Come in, I baked scones. Before you start yelling at me though, might I suggest you go back and read the... Read More
Posted 4 weeks ago
 

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