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BIG GRAMS

Mannnnn, Monday just got a lot better.  Big Grams, a collaboration between Phantogram and Big Boi, just released their first self-titled album this weekend.  Enjoi, iz good.


-j

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the only history of rap you need to know

Obviously, because it’s performed by these two.  Jimmy Fallon, welcome to the big show.  Now please have JT on every week.  Thanks.

-j

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Bring Me Back My Rap

I feel like good rap these days is hard to come by, or maybe I’m just not looking hard enough.  I feel like most of what you hear out of rap these days is along the lines of “I’m rich” and “I got so many bitches” or “do the [insert stupid dance move name here].”  This is not to say I don’t like the songs, or bob along to them, or learn the [insert stupid dance move name here].  Hell, I posted one tonight.

However, I have not lost sight of the rap I like to listen to and appreciate.  I liked when Kanye and Jay-Z dropped “Watch The Throne” and I still listen to that album often.  But there is some rap that I don’t think will ever be topped.

Here are some of those for me.  a

P.S. I know I’ll be criticized cause some older rappers aren’t on here.  I don’t care.  These are a few of my faves.

He’s too clever:

 

One of the strongest, most emotionally raw songs from him:

 

Powerful.  And yes.  I love Lil Wayne:

 

Good beats, good flow, chill mode:

 

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