To say Yeezus was an utter disappointment to me, may be a little harsh, but if you think about it, Kanye’s latest (and overly-hyped) album just sounded like a continuation of Watch The Throne and G.O.O.D. Music’s Cruel Summer. It all sounded the same to me. And this is coming from someone who has worshiped Yeezy from College Dropout. I thought he could do no wrong, musically, until Yeezus. The one stand-out track is “Bound 2,” a soulful jam that recalls Kanye’s first 3 albums.
He brings out Charlie Wilson and The Roots to play the track with him, and it’s pure hip hop beauty that reminds me why I always forget Ye’s shortcomings (except for Kanye’s outfit, I can’t forgive that).
Well, we’ve made it to the Top 20. This is where things got really difficult for me. I mean, each of these could easily be in anyone’s Top 10. Each one is a classic, in it’s own right, and you won’t be disappointed.
It’s time. After I-don’t-even-know-how-long I’ve finally completed my ultimate hip hop play list. My magnum opus, if you will (you won’t). I’ve compiled 50 of my favorite hip hop songs of ALL time. Most of these songs I grew up bumping on mix CD-Rs on my Discman (props to Napster and WinAmp). Odds are, every one of my DJ sets will consist of at least 10 of these jams. I can’t help it, I’m a creature of habbit.