Mustard on the beat, hoe!
- Geek & Sci-Fi
Mustard on the beat, hoe!
Word on the street he's a suspect, but we were able to track Que down at SXSW for a quick convo.
Chopping it up with the fast-spitting Cali-born, Texas-raised emcee.
Quick, name a celebrated group of Hip-Hop's past where a member went on to match or top their former troupe's success on a consistent basis.
When thumbing through a list of rappers known to juggle the varying degrees of human emotion in their music, few would conclude that <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/torae">Torae</a> was a prominent speaker on the matters.
Clout and credibility seems to be something of secondary importance these days, however when earned, it can serve as an unequivocal testament to one's caliber of an artist.
The lines of fact and fiction in Hip-Hop have been blurred indefinitely with no clear exit strategy to the gateway of infallibility.
Sometimes when we listen to music, it's easy to get taken away to a lifestyle that will never be feasible to great majority of us.
Doing what you want usually conflicts with doing what’s expected of you.
<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2009/09/tss-presents-smoking-sessions-with-bob-aka-bobby-ray">As you saw</a>, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/bob">Bobby Ray</a> brought his show to Chicago last week.
Wordplay, complex deliveries and unpredictable rhyme patterns.
With jerk fever gripping the nation with fluorescent, polka-dotted fists, it's safe to the say that the New Boyz have successfully carved a niche that has earned them recognition as well as enough dollar signs to set the standards on weekly allowance.
With his towering frame, unconditional loyalty and voice of a thousand Newports™, Barksdale enforcer Slim Charles became a fan favorite on The Wire.
Too often, MCs claim to be incorporate that "nineties feel" into their music but rarely deliver on such promises.
Felicia Pearson was born to play her eponymous character "<a href="http://www.hbo.com/thewire/cast/characters/snoop.shtml">Snoop</a>" on <a href="http://www.hbo.com/thewire/">HBO's The Wire</a>.
You probably hadn't heard of Finale prior to his A Pipe Dream And A Promise release.
Props if you know him from <a href="http://www.myspace.com/emanonhiphop">Emanon</a>, and if it wasn't until Below The Heavens with <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2007/08/tss-presents-smoking-sessions-with-blu">Blu</a> that convinced you of Exile's musical genius, welcome.
As a staple in Houston’s forever flourishing, refreshingly independent Hip-Hop scene, Slim Thug has enjoyed worldwide success while remaining true to his deeply rooted Houston heritage.
Words by Khalid StricklandCamerawork by Clayton Donnelley I grind hard most of the time, but I’m a lazy b*stard at heart.