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Review: Guilty Simpson, “OJ Simpson”

Guilty Simpson, OJ Simpson Stones Throw It’s not easy rapping over a Madlib Invazion. The Los Angeles producer is infamous for layering his beats with all sorts of nonsense that can turn an MC’s performance into a mere sideshow. However, … 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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Guilty Simpson records “Ode to the Ghetto”

As one of the later additions to the late James “J Dilla” Yancey’s cast of collaborators, Detroit rapper Guilty Simpson has been a near-constant presence on Stones Throw’s hip-hop projects, from its myriad compilations to the reissue of J Dilla’s … Continue reading

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Live Review: “2K Sports Bounce Tour,” 11/30 at Abbey Pub

The 2K Sports Bounce Tour, a rare showcase of Stones Throw’s finest led by figurehead Peanut Butter Wolf, makes a pit stop in Chicago. Max Herman takes notes. Continue reading

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