“The underground is where it starts and that’s where I live.”
Nardwuar vs. Questlove
This was posted just a week ago, and it’s now my all time favorite Nardwuar interview. Questlove is fuckin’ amazing. Not only is he one of the world’s most knowledgeable hip-hop scholars, but he IS hip-hop.
If you could hang out for a day with any deceased hip-hop artist, who would it be?
Tyler The Creator is tire of your shit.
Tyler The Creator back in the day.
What’s your favorite instrumental to freestyle to?
C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Ruined Everything About Music)
Sadistik - Ashes To Ashley (ft. Mac Lethal)
Sadly, Sadistik is still extremely unknown in the realm of hip-hop, even for most hip-hop heads. His debut album The Balancing Act is a very unique album. It defines much of what is missing from today’s hip-hop scene, true unfiltered emotion seamlessly portrayed with beautiful poetic lyrics.
Ashes To Ashley illustrates the questions in life that remain unknown, and the pain that is derived from this ignorance about our world. Not to mention Mac Lethal delivers some of his best lyrics ever. It’s straight poetry all the way though, with very dynamic flows from both artists. A true hip-hop classic in my book.
“We walked a broken path while the sun was bleak, and we were holding hands on these rusted swings”
My Song Rating: 9.8 out of 10Played 1964 times.
“We can be beautiful and feel beautiful about who we are everyday.”
- Mos Def
“Rap is a gimmick, but I’m for the hip-hop, the culture.”