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  1. 5 Rules for Rapping in Public

    Patrice Evans

    So by now you've probably already seen the world's no. 1 "Ni**as in Paris" fan/caroler. It's too bad the Watch the Throne tour has come to an end, because — given the statistics, and Kanye himself showing some Twitter love — odds are at l...

    Blog | December 23, 2011
  2. The Danger Mouse Factor: Checking in on the DJ Auteur

    Patrice Evans

    While reading about The Black Keys having the best sales week of their career (206,000 first week sales; possibly related: they're not on spotify) I got to wondering about the silent third partner on El Camino. Brian Burton aka Danger Mouse. As yo...

    Blog | December 16, 2011
  3. Five Ideas to Promote Kanye's G.O.O.D. Music Album

    Patrice Evans

    A couple days ago, Kanye West tweeted that his next album — one presumed to be a compilation featuring artists signed to his G.O.O.D. Music imprint — will drop in Spring 2012. Which, more than anything else, served as a reminder of how mu...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  4. Five Rappers Who Should Experiment With Psychedelic Drugs, Like S...

    Patrice Evans

    In 1997, Steve Jobs fired shots at Bill Gates: "I just think he and Microsoft are a bit narrow. He'd be a broader guy if he had dropped acid once or gone off to an ashram when he was younger." Get it? I'm a Mac, and you need some LSD. A few year ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  5. 'Otis' Video: Kanye and Jay-Z Get Happy

    Patrice Evans

    Jay-Z is smiling. He's not smirking. He's not cackle-chuckling. He's grinning like a school kid, just out for summer, who got away with having his girlfriend do his homework all year. Granted it's a video set, but have we ever seen Shawn Carter with ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  6. Assessing the Candidates for Hip-Hop President

    Patrice Evans

    On July 23, Lauryn Hill had a baby, her sixth. A week later she performed at L.A. Rising Festival. All in a week's work, y'know. Word to Zion. Now I've been wrong (and hurt) before, so please correct me if this comes off sounding a little Miseducated...

    Blog | August 11, 2011