I Choose You: Rap’s Obsession With Pikachu

March 12, 2014 2 comments

Photoshop via Connor Smith // Featured Image via Cam Kirk It’s common knowledge rappers have been infatuated with Benihana’s since the dawn of rapping — our very own Bauce Sauce has done extensive research on the matter. However, there is a lesser-known entity rappers are obsessed with. I’m of course talking about Pokémon. Yes, it may seem […]

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Taskforce: Protect Young Thug At All Costs

February 27, 2014 1 comment

Sometimes the Internet feels like a dystopian universe, fueling itself with a need to hate everything and jump to conclusions based off of nothing more than, “I think this because I can and because I think this, it’s correct.” Don’t get me wrong; the Internet is a beautiful place, full of inquiry, learning, and Netflix. […]

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The Hip-Hop Cultural Tourist Examination

October 31, 2013 2 comments

tourist Syllabification: (tour·ist) Pronunciation: /ˈto͝orist/ noun 1a person who is traveling or visiting a place for pleasure:the pyramids have drawn tourists to Egypt 2short for tourist class Courtesy of the Oxford English Dictionary. Yes, the King’s English all up in this bitch.     INTRODUCTORY ESSAY  Cultural tourism in hip-hop—it’s a touchy subject. Before we delve into […]

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MJF Mixtape: August 2013

September 1, 2013 No comments yet

The temperature is dropping to something more breathable these days. Fall is encroaching but August had some hot new albums from the likes of Washed Out and Earl Sweatshirt, a surprisingly interesting mixtape from Trinidad Jame$ and lots of great singles from electronic producers, rappers, and indie groups alike. Featured on here you’ll hear the likes of Dillon Francis ft. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Teen Daze, […]

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JoJo: The Anti-Miley?

August 27, 2013 6 comments

Performing last night at Vitamin Water and The FADER’s #uncapped music series, JoJo was exactly the sort of palate cleansing I needed after the abandonment of God and all things good in the world that gave way to whatever the hell Miley Cyrus was doing at the VMAs. Once the smoke cleared, and with them […]

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