Clipping - Knees On The Ground
Listen all the way through at least once, even if you think it’s not your kind of thing.
Source: SoundCloud / clipping.
The damage here isn’t that a bunch of people need to figure out how to delete an album1 that they got for free and are now whining about. It’s that Apple did something inconsiderate, tone-deaf, and kinda creepy for the sake of a relatively unimportant marketing campaign, and they seemingly didn’t think it would be a problem.
Chris Read - Notorious BIG ‘Ready to Die’ 20th Anniversary Mixtape
Today’s song is an almost hour long mixtape tribute to Ready to Die? Yes, today’s song is an almost hour long mixtape tribute to Ready to Die.
Source: SoundCloud / Wax Poetics
Ready to Die
Released on September 13, 1994: 20 years ago today.
After the De La Soul/Public Enemy era, I missed out on a lot of hip hop; a lot of good hip hop that I’ve caught up with over the years.
But when this record came out you couldn’t help hearing about it, and you couldn’t help hearing that this was something really unusual.