Sherman Johnson


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  • 13 years ago

    It's a sign of the times when rap's tightest lyricists make excuses on the dolo for their microphone finesse. Blackalicious's the Gift of Gab wields his rhyme like a weapon on knuckleheaded retards while making a facetious apology for not bringing...

  • 13 years ago

    Madvillainy is an outlandishly imaginative collaboration that, on the surface, sounds like the goofy machinations of two weirdo comic-book characters undergoing an identity crisis. Daniel Dumile's costume takes the metaphor to new heights, though:...

  • 13 years ago

    If you're still waiting around for that Tribe Called Quest reunion, don't hold your breath. As of August they're M.I.A., and their solo projects have been shelved. But an indie imprint called 7 Heads, started by a group of true-school graduates of...

  • 14 years ago

    In his liner notes, the Missouri rapper whose name imitates the ring of a slot machine thanks those responsible for his rapid reversal of fortune—mainly his executive producers, Ludacris and Chaka Zulu, as well as his production team, the con...


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