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2008 Indie

Top 10 Songs of 2008

This is toughest list to make every year.  It is a lot easier for an artist to craft a break through song than a full concise album.  I don’t have an army of writers like Pitchfork to create a thorough detail of 100 songs, so here are my 10 favorites of 2008. 10. Mike Moran […]

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Top Hip-Hop Releases of 2008

2008 was no 2007, but the year that brought The Cool and American Gangster was the closest the game has been to 1994 yet in awhile.  However, 2008 did bring forth a new class of MC’s ready to show they can take Hip-Hop in a new, diverse direction (see Asher Roth, KiD CuDi, Kyle Lucas, […]

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Narkworthy 8/21: Nark-N-Rolla

The name certainly doesn’t work as well as the last one, but it will do. Plenty of heavy hitters made the cut (Nas, Kanye, The Game, T-Pain) this go round, but look out for the newcomers (especially LMFAO) and legends (Large Professor). Of course, “Jockin’ Jay-Z” had to be included. Kid Cudi continues his run […]

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Narkworthy 7/22: The Nark Knight

It didn’t take long for this edition to shape up with Nas’ Untitled dropping and T.I.’s Paper Trail leaking like a college house keg tap. There are still a few Midwest artists represented (Buff 1, Kanye, Black Milk, and Kid Sister), but not as biased as Nark Inc. Similar to TQ‘s appearance last round, the […]

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Narkworthy 6/3: Nark Inc.

This mixtape was actually sitting on the burner for a week or so. After the onslaught of summer hip-hop, it took a little while to decide what would make the cut. After seeing the track list, 2 things jump out at me: 1. Neptunes, Neptunes Neptunes. Pharrell and Chad are all over this edition. N.E.R.D. […]