17-year-old me would be so excited to know that, as I approach middle age, there are still ATCQ albums to buy.
Malik Taylor helped change music forever as part of A Tribe Called Quest. Thankfully, Michael Rappaport captured that story in his documentary Beats, Rhymes, & Life.
This is great from beginning to end. Chris Pratt Rapping = Amazing! Black Dinosaurs? Great! Science? Yes, please. But I can think of worse people to be punched by than Orlando Bloom. I have to go see this movie…
The other day I saw a Tweet from self-publishing success story Amanda Hocking that got me thinking. Here’s the Tweet:
There seems to be a lot of backlash against Macklemore & Ryan Lewis which seems…well…unfair. You know what else is unfair? Comparing any artist to the Beatles, as if every musical artist is supposed to be earth shattering. Not every musician can change the face of music, nor should they be expected to. But Macklemore & Ryan Lewis actually are shaking the ground of hip-hop a bit. Continue reading
Sorry, I’m so late with this but it was worth the wait.
Also, I am officially coining the term “hipster-hop.”