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‘Life is Good’ (2012): Review

Producer: Al Shux, Boi-1da, Buckwild, Da Interz, DJ Hot Day, Heavy D, J.U.S.T.I.C.E. League, Nas, No I.D., Noah “40” Shebib, Rodney Jerkins, Salaam Remi, Swizz Beatz Length: 57: 53 When I first sat down to write my review for Life is Good, the latest and eleventh studio album by my favorite rapper, Nas, I wasn’t … Continue reading

‘Illmatic’ (1994): Review

Producer: DJ Premier, Large Professor, L.E.S., MC Serch, Pete Rock, Q-Tip Length: 39:51 One of my lifelong pastimes has been the sport of bitch-slapping ignoramuses who attempt to reduce the art form of hip hop down to, “It’s just a bunch of fast talking over a beat.” A long time ago, I transitioned from being angered or … Continue reading