Monthly Archives: January 2012

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib – Thuggin,’ Video.

I tend to go overboard with superlatives when I see a music video I really like, but “Thuggin’” is the best video of its kind in a long time. It’s just seamless, ultra-stark images of drug dealers and gun runners which captures Freddie Gibbs’ stripped back approach perfectly. For the..

Suga Free & Pimpin’ Young – We Do The Work, Mixtape.

Apologies to Jay and Fif, but pimping belongs to the West Coast cats. Suga Free and Pimpin Young demonstrate that pimping is more than flamboyant dress and a yacht full of sluts. It’s about channeling supreme confidence over a picture perfect sample of “Who Is He And What Is He..


SpaceGhostPurrp – Blvck Lipstick (S.A.N.D. 2012).

With “Blvck Lipstick,” SpaceGhostPurrp establishes “Suck a Nigga Dick” as an annual tradition. A few rappers came out with year-end wrap up freestyles, but I like this tradition more. SpaceGhostPurrp could become hip-hop’s Dick Clark, ringing in each new year with a whispered, otherworldly dirge about blowjobs. Season’s greetings, hoes...



Georgia Anne Muldrow – Seeds (produced by Madlib).

Can you sample a soul record on a soul record? Doesn’t that mess with the space time continuum? Madlib and Georgia are teaming up for an album dropping March 27. Save the babies. Download: Georgia Anne Muldrow – Seeds (produced by Madlib) via Rolling Stone Sphere: Related Content


D.O.P.E. – Harry Potter (ft. T.I.) (produced by Hit-Boy).

Truthfully, I’ve been waiting for the rap, Harry Potter crossover for a long time. And by crossover, I mean rap referencing Harry Potter in a substantial way, not some dumb CollegeHumor parody or a Lonely Island video. It was a matter of time, really. Harry Potter is practically as big..