Watch The Throne: Thoughts From A Humble Layman

I hope you guys don't crucify me like D.Dot, but Watch the Throne did show up in my iTunes eight minutes early, and I've spent the time since 11:52 PM treating today like hip-hop Christmas morning. Watch The Throne was a big deal before we even listened to it, because of the names involved, the...

The week content aggregators rushed to the defense of two millionaires

Thank you, Byron Crawford, for the title of this post. Rizoh at the Houston Press offers his economic hypothesis as to why D. Dot received a World Wide Slap. So why was he singled out for persecution? Perhaps people were turned off by his arrogance - as he bragged on his blog, he wasn't even...

In Defense of D. Dot

I remember the first song that brought me into the depths of the hip-hop Internet, down the rabbit hole and into the forums -- well, actually, it wasn't a song, but a snippet of the still legendary Timbaland and Pharrell collaboration, "Big White Spaceship."  As a kid, I clung to the one minute...