Mr. Wes’s Top 5 Albums Released in 1999

Mr. Wes’s Top 5 Albums Released in 1999

« Two thousand zero zero party over oops out of time, so tonight I’m gonna party like it’s nineteen ninety-nine ». « Yo, there’s only one year left! ». Prince was so eager for the new millenium to begin that he wrote a song about the old millennium’s last party...
5 Reasons why Cannibal Ox’s The Cold Vein…

5 Reasons why Cannibal Ox’s The Cold Vein…

Talib Kweli, a rapper often mentioned on this blog as well as in conversations about elite emcees, has a podcast named The People’s Party. Its format is a simple yet effective one : invite a guest that people who would tune in to a podcast hosted by Kweli could be...
Mr. Wes’s Top 5 MC’s of All Time

Mr. Wes’s Top 5 MC’s of All Time

Hip hop has amassed its legions of devoted fans through many different channels, amongst them music, dance and fashion. As far as I’m concerned, it was the music that did it, rap. As novel as it was, the formula was a simple one: a DJ, whose task it was to make/play...
The Perfect Gift

The Perfect Gift

“Can it be that it was all so simple then…” Timeless words from the illustrious Gladys Knight. Indeed I often wonder how times could’ve changed the way that they have. People, values, technology, the world… evolution has proven itself to be both magnificent and...
Mr. Wes’s Top 5 Albums Released in 2000

Mr. Wes’s Top 5 Albums Released in 2000

Undoubtedly, this year will go down as one of the worst in recent history. It started out extremely well for many of us, then spring came, and life as we knew it was flushed down the toilet. However, we can’t be completely pessimistic. We can’t be out here living life...
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