This song is taken from the first LUV NY collection, and the video serves to promote the next installment aka The Snake Tape cassette. More info about the new tape over at Fatbeats.
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I’m sure Catch The Throne is gonna deliver it’s share of hilarity (it already kinda there). But due to its existence, I feel the need to remember The Four Horsemen (4 HRSMN).
Rightly forgotten by most, 4 HRSMN were a super group consisting of Canibus, Killah Priest, Kurupt, Ras Kass. If you didn’t live through the glory days of late 90s-early 00s underground rap, you probably won’t understand why this seemed like a good idea circa 98-ish. For the purposes of this post, all you need to know is that their song ‘The Horsemen’ (above) is already the top contender for the greatest medieval/fantasy themed rap song of all time. Rap Genius has a transcript of the song’s lyrics, it’s predictably inaccurate but close enough to give you a proper idea of why I hold it such high regard. Daddy Yankee is going to have to strain really hard on those Gasolina:Dragon Fire metaphors to top Canibus’ campaign plan of marching on France.
If you want to hear more from the hilarious trainwreck that was The Horsemen Project, CLICK HERE.
Been waiting for this one. I still play Ice Cold Perm fairly often.
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Feels neatly fitting to post an Outfit, TX song next to a G-Side song. There are some interesting parallels between the sound of these two groups, that go beyond their similar minded album titling (S&R vs S&R). Their ‘countrified space cadets from next door’ attitudes, the languid sonic approaches drawing from both Texan and Atlanta rap traditions, their willingness to experiment with song formats, etc… These are not unique properties, but the two groups in question often realize them with far more success than most others.
Not too far from the kind of sound that G-Side built their reputation on, classic song referencing included, which is a good thing. Not sure if it’s gonna make the new album.
Deep soul with a huge feel of a Freebird-sized deepfried southern rock ballad. Absolutely amazing.
This one deserves a lighter in the air.
Rap game Alex Grey painting. Who is Budgie?
Alright, alright, alright. One of my favs are back with their follow-up to The Family Sign. Southsiders drops May 6th and for those who want to pre-order, you can do so now at Fifth Element store. They have a few options making it difficult not to pull the trigger already. Check it out here right here. Can’t wait to hear Kanye West.
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