Hip-Hop Nark Rap

Narkworthy 5/20: B.O.B., N.E.R.D., Bun B ft Lupe

There was drought for a week or so, but when new, good hip-hop comes out, it is usually in bunches. Last week was no different with a plethora of summer-ready goodness from a variety of sources.

B.O.B. – Lonely People
This track from the next great thing from A-Town isn’t exactly new, but I finally found a copy of it. B.O.B. drops some social commentary over a Beatles sample of “Eleanor Rigby” that would never get cleared, thank god for mixtapes. Some people are partial to Talib’s take on this Beatles’ gem, but this beat hits harder.

B.O.B. – Lonely People

Talib Kweli – Lonely People

N.E.R.D. – Spaz
Pharell & company sound amazing over another schizophrenic beat. The song is currently getting plugged by Microsoft and feels much more like a track from In Search Of… rather than Fly or Die.

N.E.R.D. – Spaz

Bun B – Swang On’Em ft Lupe Fiasco
After getting props on “Hip-Hop Saved My Life”, Houston’s best grabbed Lupe for this cut from “II Trill”. Lupe’s chameleon-like flow sounds more than at home over the thumping track, while Bun B does what he does best.

Bun B – Swang On-Em ft Lupe Fiasco

By jayelaudio!/jayelaudio