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A Very Serious Lyrical Analysis of Lil Wayne’s “Sorry 4 The Wait 2”

There is no doubt in my mind that Lil Wayne belongs in the American literary canon, tucked in tight between (don't forget the) F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway. Mr. Carter is nowhere near the best lyricist, but he... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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Rap Lines That Make No Fucking Sense: The Comeback

God, I'm so sorry. I've let you all down. I'm ashamed.  It's been far, far too long since I last penned a "Rap Lines That Make No Fucking Sense," and I don't even really have a good excuse.... Read More
Posted 2 months ago
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WTF is Migos Saying on “Rich Nigga Timeline” (A Very Serious Lyrical Investigation)

Way back in March, Nathan made me listen to the (then) new Migos tape. I almost died... So when their new Rich N***a Timeline tape dropped, I tried to blow up the internet so Nathan would never find it and never make me... Read More
Posted 4 months ago
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The Definitive Nicki Minaj “Anaconda” Eiffel Tower Dick Breakdown

Regular readers know the cycle. I write a "Rap Lines" breakdown, I have the time of my life, for reasons I don't even fully understand I don't write another one for months on end, I realize, "Oh shit, I need to write... Read More
Posted about 6 months ago
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The Best & (Mostly) Worst Lines From Wiz Khalifa’s “28 Grams” Mixtape

Yup. We did it, we shut down RefinedHype and brought it over to DJBooth. The name might change, but as we've been saying the content wont. Case in point, this Pulitzer worthy piece of journalism. Whenever a big project... Read More
Posted 10 months ago
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The Best & Worst Rap Lines From Rick Ross’ “Mastermind”

For those of us (aka me) who happen to love breaking down rap lyrics that may or may not make any sense, a new Rick Ross project is like Christmas day. Except instead of Santa bringing boys and girls toys, it's more like... Read More
Posted one year ago
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The Best Rap Lines From Kanye West’s “The College Dropout”

I was originally planning on doing a best and worst rap lines post as my daily contribution to our ongoing "College Dropout Week" series, but when I started realy looking at the lyrics Ye laid down throughout the album...I... Read More
Posted one year ago
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The Best & Worst Rap Lines From Fabolous’ “Soul Tape 3”

I know he's got his fair share of critics, which to be honest I don't quite understand, but I'm a pretty thorough Fabolous fan. Everyone thinks they have good punchlines and references, but few actually do have... Read More
Posted one year ago
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The Best & Worst Rap Lines From Eminem’s “MMLP2” Album

Since it dropped last week, at least as far as the interwebs are concerned, I've been listening to Eminem's "MMLP2" album and trying to figure out how to feel about it. Albums this big deserve more than one listen, or... Read More
Posted one year ago
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Rap Lines That Make No Fu**king Sense: The Lil Wayne “Dedication 5” Edition

At this point I'm convinced that Lil Wayne is only releasing mixtapes to give me "Rap Lines That Make No Fucking Sense" material. Well, in that case, thank you Weezy, I hear "Dedication 5" loud and clear. I'm on it.... Read More
Posted one year ago