Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Slangin' humble pie and St. Ides in the same sentence

"16 doin' my thing, outchea fuckin' n*gga's parents
16 doin' my thing, probably stuck a n*gga's parents"


Jimmy Wopo - Elm Street 2
(From YouTube; 2017)



In hindsight, ya host was way too harsh about the late Jimmy Wopo's Elm Street 2. Shit's a slap to be treasured, so who gives a shit if it isn't quite as good as the original? As ever, writing about music isn't a bunch of declarative statements forever fixed in stone, but the ever-evolving conversation in your own head made public. Sometimes you get it right, sometimes you get it wrong, and sometimes you're kinda slow because certain songs just hit the pleasure centre in your brain late.

Another heartfelt R.I.P to Jimmy Wopo, the only rapper of this era who sounds like he should have been the guitarist in some mid 80s New York Hardcore band.

6 comments:

snoopymane93 said...

Anybody heard of JC Truth? Found her new single on iTunes's new music. Old school hip-hop feel. Thought it was hot!

Si Mane Price said...

Next level spam.

Gentle Jones would be proud.

Dank said...

Jimmy had good videos

D said...

This recurring post title makes me wonder if ur a secret Common after resurrection fan. Hes mortifying but if I'm being real w myself I'm not sure he's ever fallen the whole way off

D said...

My first common album was the first one w all the Dilla n questlove noodling ffs

Si Mane Price said...

The Bitch In Yoo is one of my favourite dis songs ever.