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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 Read More…

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Sample Sundays: “High Friday” Edition

What up y’all. This Friday was 4/20. So, I hope you’ll forgive me for any and all errors, as things have been a little hazy recently. But despite any clouds or odd and inviting smells you and I have encountered (or created) this past weekend, I still got you on the Read More…

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Sample Sunday’s: Whut? Thee Superman Lover’s

What up y’all? It’s Sunday and it’s sample time. So it should come as no surprise that I’m feeling especially funky. And there is really only one thing to do when the funk hits you — play some! Now, where to go when searching for the funk? That’s one hell Read More…