Tag Archives: Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes “Back On My B.S.”


From the May 25, 2009 issue of The Miami Herald (web / print)

After ditching eccentricity for introspection on his criminally underrated (yet under-performing on the charts) 2006 album, The Big Bang, Busta Rhymes felt the need to reclaim his wild side.

Unfortunately, Back on My B.S. is an unintentionally appropriate title for Busta’s eighth studio album. The disc is a return to the inconsistency and outlandishness that plagued the hip-hop veteran’s catalog in the early 2000s. Continue reading

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Asher Roth “Asleep In The Bread Aisle” (2009)


The first thought that enters one’s mind upon hearing Asher Roth’s first single, “I Love College,” is “one hit wonder.” Over a not-so-subtle replaying of Weezer’s “Say It Ain’t So,” Roth delivers a gimmicky, catchy, and extremely corny frat-boy ode to boozing, smoking and partying that lacks any sort of thought-provoking content.

Yet, it works. To an extent. Continue reading

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Ron Browz sings the blues?

Every few years an artist comes around that makes me question why I enjoy and defend hip-hop. That’s how I feel about Ron Browz at the moment.

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