24 aug 2006, 20:14
This one's tough for me, since I don't like hip-hop. It's tempting to just shrug it off and say that everything here sucks, don't listen to it, but then I'd be shirking my self-imposed duties. Besides, there are people out there who do like hip-hop, and it's only fair that I review every pack whether I like it or not. So, here's my impressions of the songs currently inflating these artists' listening charts.
- Still Tippin: Exactly the sorta stuff I figured it would be. Actually, it's a bit more placid than I would expect, since I was under the impression he did "gangsta" rap. Seems to like that scratching effect.
2. Boss, Dougie D., Jay'ton, Lil B. & Trae
- Gimmie the Mic (S.L.A.B.ed): Seems to blend three common elements of hip-hop, as I'm familiar with them: remixing, collaboration, and that high guitar-like loop.
3. One Block Radius
- Black Mercedes: It's hip-hop, certainly, but it's got more of a rock/pop structure than the last few songs, which puts it more in my sort of listening. …