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It’s So Cold in the D

It has recently been brought to my attention that–with the exception of the honorable Marshall Mathers–I have been neglecting one of America’s best Hip Hop scenes Detroit. So let’s dive in with a little music. Elzhi on the rhymes. Black … Continue reading

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Defying the Nas Syndrome

When the Slaughterhouse LP dropped, I had unfairly high expectations for it. I knew the lyrics would be clever by and large, but I expected the beats to be dope as well. Of course, I was disappointed to hear a … Continue reading

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If You Ain’t Down, Damn It Get Down.

At this point, it seems sort of ridiculous to defend the merit of Southern Hip Hop. There’s a lot of shitty Southern Hip Hop. There’s a lot of shitty Northern Hip Hop. There’s a lot of great music coming from … Continue reading

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In Appreciation of Slaughterhouse

This is not a Slaughterhouse fan post. This is also not a full collection of thoughts, more a reaction to Slaughterhouse and their debut album. The idea of Slaughterhouse never got my blood pumping. I can’t recall giving more than … Continue reading

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