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Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011

From film to video games, the rappers have attempted every medium

Wu-Tang Clan always wanted to take over the world. From the very beginning, the New York rap crew loaded their collective persona with a lot of tribal rhetoric and continually reiterated the idea of building an empire for themselves and not being fleeced by the entertainment industry. The most meaningful step in accomplishing their aspirations...
07.13.2010 | | Posted at 06:00 PM
By Evan Rytlewski
Whether Method Man and Redman's 1999 collaboration Blackout! is actually a classic is up for debate, but as the only full length from the cult rappers turned unlikely Abbott and Costello comedy team, its status grew each year to the point that any formal follow-up was bound to be a disappointment. By almost every measure, though, Meth and Red's tardy sequel, Blackout! 2, is better than its predece...
03.05.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
A great day for new song leaks. First Method Man and Redman drop a long overdue new song, and it sounds like it was preserved in amber from 2000 (in a good way), and then Ghostface of all people emerges with a song that addresses the Rihanna/Chris Brown debackle. With unusual earnestness but no undue sentimentality, Ghostface shows his support for victimized women, including the pop star, encourag...
07.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Of all the acts playing the Rock the Bells festival in Chicago tomorrow, I�m easily the most excited for Method Man and Redman�s shared set. To blow off some of anticipation, I was going to post a couple of fun Meth and Red music videos, until I got distracted by how absolutely awful the duo�s non-musical collaborations have been. First, there was their not-particularly-good movie How ...
05.26.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Memorial Day marks not only the official start of summer, but also the official start of �sit on your porch while listening to music from a boom box with questionable audio� season. Seriously. It�s on most calendars�look it up. If you�re looking for some song suggestions to pad your personalized porch-rocking mix CD, here are 10 can�t-miss tracks that, for various reasons, scream summer. Break out...
04.03.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
As they do every year, hundreds of music lovers packed the Todd Wehr Conference Center for WMSE’s annual Music Rummage. This year the sale was so packed during that during peak hours buyers had to form make shift lines to access the LPs as some tables. I didn’t have time for hours of crate digging, so I stuck mostly to CDs. Here’s what I picked up: Redman – Doc’s Da Name 2000 $1 ...

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