james bell

Goin’ Off: 10 Albums for the hip-hop layman

Ten albums for the hip-hop layman. This list has been my burden, my baby. I’ve carried it for the last month or so. Consider this the document of my labor. It began with a serious debate between me, myself and I and my knowledgeable counsel, who shall remain nameless. The questions
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Portland Cello Project

Classic Hip-Hop: Portland Cello Project

When I think of classic hip-hop I think of The Geto Boys’s “Mind Playing Tricks On Me” or Nas’s “One Love” or Outkast’s “Two Dope Boyz (In a Cadillac)” or — you get the idea. At no point do I ever think of adding an ‘al’ to the end of
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