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Don’t stop this crazy thing: Coldcut and Ninja Tune

Don’t stop this crazy thing Ninja Tune XX traces Coldcut’s path through decades of sampledelia Coldcut used to brag that it was “Ahead Of Our Time.” In the late 80s, they slapped the phrase onto a host of groundbreaking forays … Continue reading

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Smoker’s delight: Wiz Khalifa and Yelawolf

Smoker’s delight “Waken Baken” headliner Wiz Khalifa loves the green, while Yelawolf is ready to rock The first thing Wiz Khalifa wants to say is that he loves to smoke marijuana. “Usually I just wake up and get high to … Continue reading

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High on arrival: Curren$y, “Pilot Talk”

High on arrival Curren$y strikes one up for traditionalism on Pilot Talk If hip-hop is jazz, then Curren$y can be described as a traditionalist. His debut album, Pilot Talk, is pure braggadocio, with rhymes about fancy cars and free-flowing liquor … Continue reading

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Welcome to violence: Madlib, “Medicine Show No. 1″

This essay on Madlib’s first installment in his Medicine Music Show series was published in the January 27 issue of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. Welcome to violence Madlib, now in his hardcore phase, hands out sonic pamphlets like a … Continue reading

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The residue: B.o.B

This piece on B.o.B was published in the April 28 issue of the San Francisco Bay Guardian. ————————————– The residue B.o.B and an era of hip-hop that’s pop, pop, and more pop “Drug boys steady shooting. The streets don’t give … Continue reading

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Endless Hookup: The Hood Internet

From now on, I’ll re-post my articles from other outlets on Plug One. These will be stories that are relevant to the site and achieve a certain level of quality (in my opinion). This piece on the Hood Internet was … Continue reading

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