Tag Archive for hardcore rap

Geto Boys. Summit Music Hall. 06.14.13

There are those who know Geto Boys as the group who did “that one song from Office Space”, and then there are those of us who know them as the true pioneers of Southern rap music. I won’t claim I was around for Making Trouble, but I was there in 1990 when they released The Geto Boys. I was 13… Read more →

Curren$y – Pilot Talk

Curren$y – Pilot Talk You can add Curren$y‘s major label debut to the list of reasons (including Big Boi‘s solo album, Big K.R.I.T, Rick Ross and Freddie Gibb’s mixtape) that the South is the reason to stay interested in hip-hop in 2010. Curren$y – The Hangover Reviews: AllMusic 4/5 Pitchfork  8.4 URB 4.5/5 Read more →

Rick Ross – Teflon Don

Rick Ross – Teflon Don Miami dirty south rapper Rick Ross follows last year’s Deeper Than Rap with another solid hardcore rap album.  Ross is one of the few artists in the genre who almost convince me they are as hard as they claim to be…even though I doubt he is. Rick Ross ft. Jay-Z – Free Mason Read more →