Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Wrecking Crew – Wu-Tang Pulp.

Wu-Tang Pulp is a great tribute because it genuinely understands and appreciates its source material. The Wrecking Crew clearly recognize the spirit of the greatest rap group of all time and they put it on display. “Pulp” is right. This is Wu-Tang reimagined by artists looking to make their own statements,..



RZA and Boy Jones – Just Can’t Get It Right.

Be honest, did you ever expect anything good from Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s son? His music career seems to exist as a crude tribute to his father with RZA at the helm. But this is dope. It sounds less like Hollywood RZA and more like a random dope Killarmy or Cappadonna..

Roc Marciano – 76.

Ten years ago, when I could barely call myself a teenager, I would have snored at this track. “76″ forgoes the bangs and smoke and thrives on a spacey, supine beat and Roc Marc’s gangster musings. It’s a perfect palate cleanser for the end of a playlist of 2012 rap...


Jay-Z’s real favorite drink is white Burgundy.

Per The New York Times: WHEN Tim Zagat dines out in New York, many of the restaurants he goes to know that he prefers his soup served in a cup and enjoys iced tea with cranberry juice in a large glass over lots of ice. Jay-Z’s fondness for white Burgundy..