Day: June 24, 2008


Greatest Verses Ever, Vol. 1: J-Live on “Timeless”

Besides Common’s “I Used To Love H.E.R.” – whose initial brilliance has since been dimmed by seemingly endless imitations – J-Live’s second verse on “Timeless” may be the finest example of extended metaphor in hip-hop.  A critique of the contemporary African American condition, J-Live’s second 16 on “Timeless” (the 10th track on his excellent album The Best Part) is […]

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