This. CD. It looked like… I really can’t even explain its levels of wrong. Imagine the worst possible images you have ever seen, but all in one spot: the worst possible fonts, the worst possible colors, the worst possible photoshopping, title, spelling, whatever—everything—the worst. It made me straight-up uncomfortable. I felt bad for even gazing upon it.
This morning I spent some time with TD Cruze’s album, The Savage Beast. This, as I’m told by the source, is the world’s first ever animal noise only hip-hop album. Well isn’t that fresh and new?
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Hip-hop in 2012 was defined by a series of ups and downs, but for the most part it was pretty… weird. For one, what the hell is the definition of hip-hop these days anyway? Is it singing, is it rapping, is it that sing-songy rap shit that Drake does when he’s crying on his bed with a velvet comforter? Who really knows?
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You know how certain foods taste better with certain wines? And how really snobby wine people take pride in shoving their noses in the air while discussing different types of grapes and processes of fermentation? At VICE, we take pride in shoving our noses into dank clouds of smoke while discussing different types of highs and levels of THC. We also happen to know how certain songs just sound better after you’ve smoked a certain strain of weed. So here are some of our most sophisticated hip hop pot pairings:
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