In one of the few times I’ll agree with Cracked magazine, they go on a bit of a tirade against the newest Black Eyed Peas track.
This song, titled I’ve gotta feeling, is possibly the most derivative and absurd thing I’ve heard all year. And to say that the Black Eyed Peas managed to stoop lower than they already have is shocking. It’s hard to believe that it’s actually possible, but yes indeed it is.
Think of it this way. How the hell could a group that was once amazing and fresh, and produced tracks like Karma and Falling Up, went from hip hop to terrible quasi-dance tracks and dropping lyrics like mozel tov.
The 20th anniversary of Black on Both Sides has been getting a lot of attention on social media. And it’s clear why: the album is a legit classic. When it dropped in 1999, Black on Both Sides was heralded as a rallying cry for intelligent hip-hop, a strike back against the genre’s capitulation to profit […]
Medhane and Deem Spencer complement each other nicely on this new track, “Voyager,” which is built on fuzzy, reverberating synths and thumping kicks, the whole effect dream-like and meditative. You can listen on Youtube but there’s a higher quality version on Spotify. Photo credit: Ade Sayeed
It’s been a minute since I’ve contributed to this site, so it seems fitting that my first post in over year is about the new Gang Starr track, “Family and Loyalty,” featuring J. Cole. The group’s first new music since 2003’s The Ownerz, the song was dropped as a surprise after DJ Premier teased the […]