Can you believe it’s been twenty years since The Notorious B.I.G. was murdered? In a career that barely spanned half a decade, the MC born Christopher Wallace blessed us with more classics than can be held on one playlist. Boasting vivid storytelling skills, a nimble, versatile flow, and a sense of wit and humor that’s not discussed enough when discussing his legacy, Biggie combined the best traits of Slick Rick, Big Daddy Kane and Rakim to create a style that […]
We discuss the Queen of Disco for the one and only time in the latest episode of the Jheri Curl Chronicles podcast. Plus, Aretha, Rick and more!
The Blerd Radio panel talks about their favorite emcees in the latest podcast.
A playlist featuring some of my favorite New York songs.
Is Bad Boy closing? Is it still open? If so, why? Whatever Puff is doing, here are his label’s 5 best albums.
Awwww freak out (all over again) with five jams that sample Chic!
If you like music and you’ve been on the Internet in the past few weeks, you can’t go far without seeing Daft Punk’s name in print. The French dance duo came back in a big way this month with the release of Random Access Memories , a stirringly retro dance album and their first proper studio album in eight years (a live album and the soundtrack to TRON: Legacy have all appeared in the interim). Deftly zigging where an EDM-fueled crowd expected them to […]
It’s here! The 10 greatest rap albums of all time! Get your Dre and Snoop fix here!
Popblerd’s Chuck presents his list of the 10 best hip-hop remixes of all time, featuring the man who’s stolen the show more than anyone in rap history, Mister Busta Rhymes.
If you read our review of Rahsaan Patterson’s Bleuphoria from a few months back, you should already be aware that he’s one of our favorite singers, and now one of our favorite songs from the album has gotten the remix treatment. In it’s original version, “Crazy (Baby)” is just fine, featuring Rah’s idiosyncratic vocals over a danceable beat highlighted by high-end synthesizer stabs and background vocals by Faith Evans and Shanice Wilson. The remix leans on a hefty sample of […]