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    Nothing sappy here. Sorry, move along <img>

    So, I’m not really embarrased to admit this, but out of all my friends only one of them can relate to me on this matter.

    I like hip-hop and rap. Some artists that I’ve been listening to lately and immensely enjoying are:

    Aesop Rock
    Kool Keith, etc..
    DJ Shadow
    De La Soul

    So, in that same genre of sorts, what do you guys and gals listen to? What do you think I would like? Or something completley different, but you just have that feeling that more people would like if they heard it? My fair city of Columbus actually is home to a few of the above (RJD2 and Illogic, not to mention Lil Bow Wow <img> ) and they do shows every now and then.

    I’m actually going to see Kool Keith here on Thanksgiving night. Try explaining that to the family. Has anyone seen him before? What should I expect? All Kool Keith stuff? Or a mix of Dr Octo, Dr Doom and Kool Keith stuff? Or all new, restyled songs?

    -Jamie <img>


    Long Distance Drunk

    I grew up on hip-hop actually, punk didn’t happen for me until the 10th grade (thank you Kurt). I like:
    Jurassic 5
    the Roots
    Wu-Tang (especially Ghostface Killah)
    I would recommend J5’s new one (dvd bonus is hillarious) and they KILL live. Roots Come Alive is one of the best live discs ever. Some hip-hop has a little too much misogyny and homophobia for me at times, but I still indulge from time to time…


    fata morgana

    I have to admit, can’t spend my life without it: The Roots, Eryka Bahdu, Mary J. Blidge, Otis Redding… Have any of you seen the movie "Brooklyn Babylon" ? (I guess this is related to The Roots…) Another good must-see.



    I am about more old school rap
    run-dmc (jam master jay forever)
    ll cool j
    kurtis blow
    fat boys
    and the Roxanne series is some of the best shit ever…
    and lastly the roof raises for lisa lisa and cult jam
    and morris day and the time, the band that really wasnt..



    3rd bass (stay away from the Pete "Prime Minister" Nice, and MC Serch solo stuff tho)
    kool moe dee
    k solo
    rap and polo
    master ace
    big daddy kane
    lakim shabazz
    stetsasonic (any Prince Paul)
    London Posse
    Asher D and Daddy Freddy
    Catch 22
    Hi-Jack (da bad man is robbin’)
    Public Enemy
    Spider D
    Shock G and Digital Underground (MC Blowfish, Humpty Hump)
    KRS-1 and Boogie Down Productions
    Anything by Adam F after 02, unless you like jungle, he was a great jungle dj and producer before this.
    Ice-T (Power and Rhyme Pays)



    oh yeah, schooly d too. will have a think about this and give you a full list – most of my vinyl is hip-hop collected over the past 15 years.



    Public Enemy
    Ice T
    Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy (Hypocrisy is the Greatest Luxury)
    Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five


    fata morgana

    There was a group here called the Dream Warriors, I don’t know if they’re still around. Plus Choclair, plus, yes, I forgot about DJ Shadow. Plus Amon Tobin (a.k.a "Cujo"), plus The KLF who did this freaky ambient album called "The White Room." Plus Missy Elliot has something good (the video blows my mind). Plus Yvon Krevé; ‘maman’, this is the first time I ever outright cried when I heard a song. Plus DJ’s Kwite Sane +guests, who have this really good show on CKUT 90.3 FM called "Masters At Work."

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