Tag Archives: T-Pain

Ace Hood “Ruthless” (2009)


From the July 6, 2009 issue of The Miami Herald (web / print)

On his sophomore release, Broward County rapper Ace Hood faces the task of trying to strike it big in a hip-hop scene already flooded with Floridians. Coming less than eight months since his debut album, Ruthless does little to distinguish Ace Hood’s content from that of  Rick Ross, Flo Rida, DJ Khaled and T-Pain. Continue reading

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The Lonely Island + The Roots

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Andy Samberg was a guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon tonight and he had a surprise: a performance of “I’m On A Boat” with his Lonely Island cohorts and musical backing by The Roots. Continue reading

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Rick Ross “Deeper Than Rap” (2009)


From the April 27, 2009 issue of The Miami Herald (web / print)

Rick Ross, who hails from Carol City, has established a Tony Montana persona big enough to fill his burly stature: He claims to be a prolific crime lord with visions of a drug-and-violence filled Miami, as well as a wealthy, yacht-hopping womanizer. Continue reading

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The Lonely Island “Incredibad” (2009)


You may not immediately recognize The Lonely Island, but you are very familiar with their work. The team of Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer and Jorma Taccone are responsible for the best Saturday Night Live moments of the last few years. And now they’re giving us their greatest hits, and a whole lot more, on their debut album, Incredibad.

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Maino “All The Above” (2009)

This is what mainstream hip-hop should sound like. Over Just Blaze’s majestic beat, Maino (I know) and T-Pain (I KNOW!!!) deliver a great, GREAT club record that will probably blow up…. NOW. Continue reading

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