Tag Archives: Nas

The Round Up (3/30/11)

In my ongoing attempts to bring you music that I love, The Round Up is going to provide a weekly window into the new (and occasionally not so new) songs that are the populating my playlists. Expect it every Wednesday. … Continue reading

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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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Living Proof

Another remix. This one comes from summer 2004 I believe, when I was listening to a lot of Nas and a lot of reggae. So I combined the two for this little number. Nas’ “Get Down” and some upbeat riddims. … Continue reading

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A million emcees and they ain’t sayin nothin

Here’s a rap PSA of sorts. My top 5 rappers, in no particular order: Andre 3000 Pharoahe Monch Big Pun Black Thought Eminem This is apropos of a conversation I had tonight about young rappers, great rappers, and the fact … Continue reading

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Yo our lifestyle’s exquisite | Yayo like a blizzard

It’s situation critical here in NY. Code white, ski slope streets, time to sleep in and hope you’ve got enough food stocked up to survive the storm. And music always helps. A little Nas and Kool G. Rap, remixed to … Continue reading

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On Rich Boy and the Voice as an Instrument, Part 1

The arrival of this piece was prophesied long ago, in the bygone days of November 2009. Enjoy Part I of the Rich Boy Manifesto. If you’ve spent any time reading YML over the last few months, it should be evident … Continue reading

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“I hear that Joss Stone got the remedy…”

A few notes to guide you before reading this post: I’ve never particularly liked Joss Stone. On a scale of 1 to Amy Winehouse, Joss has always been about a 3 in my book. It never helped that my first … Continue reading

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