The New Classics

October 25, 2009

New Music: Clipse, Popular Demand (Popeye’s) [ft. Cam’ron]

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10.25.09

Song: Popular Demand (Popeye’s) [ft. Cam’ron]
Artist: Clipse
Album: Till the Casket Drops
Producer: The Neptunes
Label: Columbia Records
Notes: none
Analysis: Cult followings in hip hop don’t get much bigger than that of both Clipse and Cam’ron. Neither act has had a mainstream hit in years, but both have fans hungry for new material constantly. In Clipse’s case, most of the material they put out is worthwhile, but with Cam’ron, for every ‘Dead or Alive‘ there is an absurd track like ‘IBS‘ (which¬† happens to be about his irritable bowel syndrome). Thankfully, on the drowsy piano-laced banger ‘Popular Demand (Popeye’s)’, Malice, Pusha T and Cam’ron stick with what they’re all best at – shit talking, bragging and drug raps: Continue Reading

May 5, 2009

New Music: Cam’ron, Let’s Talk About [ft. Jadakiss]

Filed under: Download, Hip Hop, Song — Tags: , , — Greg @ 5:56 pm

05.05.09

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Song: Let’s Talk About [ft. Jadakiss]
Artist: Cam’ron
Album: Crime Pays
Label: Asylum Records
Producer: unknown
Notes: none
Analysis: Cam’ron’s comeback has been unraveling pretty big this year, and ‘Let’s Talk About’ might be the biggest track we’ve heard so far off of Crime Pays. Cam makes good use of the same sample that Black Milk utilized (and absolutely destroyed) on ‘Losing Out’ with Royce da 5’9″ last year, and calls in a favor from fellow NY icon Jadakiss for some guest rhymes. Continue Reading

March 1, 2009

Music Video Megapost: 29 Music Videos from February 2009

Prepare to be eyefucked. Somebody’s gotta do MTV’s job, right? 29 different visuals coming at you:

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February 28, 2009

The New Classics Mixtape [February 2009]: Download

Ain’t dead yet…february-2009-mixtape-front-cover
Hit the jump for the tracklist, download link, and information on the future of the site:
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