Archives August 31, 2018

Eminem ‘Kamikaze’ 1 Listen Album Review

Eminem needs no introduction. He hasn’t needed one in over 20 years. Taking the world by storm at the end of the ’90s, few artists in history have stretched their popularity as successfully over the span of two decades. Maintaining public interest is equally as difficult as making people care in …

10 Years with ‘The Recession,’ Young Jeezy’s Second Classic Album

“The idea for the album was that everybody needs money” —Don Cannon (“Don Cannon Reflects On Billy Paul and Making ‘Circulate'”) Jeezy is a realist. After a decade-and-a-half of delivering forthright rap music, this much is evident. On the eponymous intro of his 2005 Def Jam debut, Thug Motivation …

“It’s Not That Serious”: Why Eminem Saying Faggot Is “That Serious”

Jamel Myles was nine years old when he killed himself. Myles killed himself because he came out as gay and was viciously bullied. Before turning 10, before ever getting to see the beautiful communities and love that would have been available to him, Myles was beaten down by a carnal, leaden hatred …