Tag Archives: Dr. Dre

A little game…

A bit of background before we dive in. I intern at WKCR, Columbia University’s radio station. A few months ago, host Sucio Smash was removed from the station’s only Hip-Hop show, then Squeeze Radio (the successor to Stretch and Bobbito’s … Continue reading

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West Coast Classic

Kam doesn’t get mentioned much these days. His first two lps, Neva Again and Made in America are dope emblems of the West Coast sound, artifacts from the days when Dre’s thick G-Funk ruled the airwaves (Made in America actually … Continue reading

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Soliloquies of Chaos: Remember Me by Eminem

Soliloquies of Chaos takes a look at some of my favorite verses of all time and my reasons for loving them. Pretty simple. Enjoy! As Soliloquies of Chaos continues, you’re probably going to see quite a few verses from this … Continue reading

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The Nas Syndrome: Relapse by Eminem

The Nas Syndrome examines a phenomenon in rap whereby superior rappers choose beats of dubious quality compared to their rapping ability. Some, like the column’s namesake, speak of the challenge of writing to “difficult” or “interesting” beats. Some don’t offer … Continue reading

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