In Free Box, MixTape, you ain't know? on August 9, 2010 at 4:48 &431;&431;&431;
Born 2 Roll
Freddie Gibbs makes really good hip-hop. In fact, ’82 born Indiana boy is releasing tracks that have more story-telling, truth-speaking, & hard southern rapping than most established artists between here & ’98. Gibbs speaks with honesty and ease of an older artist, perhaps why he gets the ‘revivalist’ tag so often-but I don’t see great beats, honest lyrics, & god-given talent as a throwback, you know? In 2010 the world of rap seems to be swelling with young guns that are making genre saving rap music, just happens that Gibbs is riding the crest.
Good news for you is this free EP via XXL will be some of the best new rap you’ve heard in a long time, and at the same time make the blow of Pimp C’s departure from hip-hop just a little bit softer.
‘My sentiments exactly/these niggas they can’t out-rap me/even if they could they already did/they hip-hop hall of famer’s/don’t run up unless you got/a whole catalogue of bangers‘ -Crushn’ Feeling’s
In you ain't know? on July 1, 2010 at 12:42 &1231;&1231;&1231;
Wavves is good. More than that, they are really (really) fun, stupid addictive & are coming into my life right as (I swear to god) the sun is breaking & the temperature is slowing rising above a blissful 75Fahrenheit in Seattle, WA. Perfect. So get on it.
Their 3rd studio release ‘King of the Beach‘, which was released digitally today (July 1st), is making the sun’s return just that much sweeter.
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Yes, it is the guy from Freaks & Geeks.
Appendix: Its official. The 2 season exercise in TV comedy perfection that was Party Down, has been cancelled. That shit was perfect. A genius blend of the eye-covering awkwardness of BBC’s The Office & the smart & occasionally personal Arrested Development. & also: really, really dirty.
But now its gone & I give up on networks cancelling shows that actually deserve it.
For all of you that haven’t watched it, or would like to re-watch it, Netflix has the whole thing on watch instantly. Cash in on the 2 week free trial & laugh for 10 hours straight. Seriously.