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By this point, the name Pharrell Williams is a staple in contemporary pop. Between his solo efforts, his production work with the Neptunes, and, of course, N.E.R.D, Pharrell’s repeatedly proved himself as a formidable force in everything from rock to funk, and hip hop to soul. 554 more words


Dylan Cartlidge- "Love Spoons"

Delivering an upbeat track with a positive message is constantly in danger of veering off into the realm of the cheesy. There are only so many good vibes that some of us (myself included) can hang with before getting a least tad bit nauseous from the sentimentality on display. 138 more words


Dead Hippie- "What's the word"

What’s the word? Unsettling calm. Okay, so it’s a phrase but that’s what best describes Dead Hippie’s lurching rap cut. As the burgeoning hip hop artist is hopscotching from one bit of free-association to another, the only thing keeping it all together is that Hippie doesn’t seem to be fazed.  73 more words


Blackalicious-The Craft (2005)

My Rating: 89% (A-)

Pitchfork Rating: 74%

Rolling Stone Rating: N/A

Metacritic Rating: 80%

Average Rating: 81% (B+)

Tracklist (Standout songs underlined):

  1. World Of Vibrations Feat.
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