>Before I start this post I >just want to say "Whattup >Quest?"
>A lot of people +try+ to >get you to respond and >never do, >so I'm just glad for a >quick opportunity to rap about >Malik.
> >>i have differences. >>but i must agreee. > >I know you like to be >obscure and a little contradictory > >(great artists usually are) but I'm >not sure what the >"differences" are because you "agree" in >the next line >with AbdulJaleel.
i paraphrase my shit quick. i was saying that (although no big newsflash) malik and i have our differences. his shit is still incredible.
>>malik ain't ever get no hungrier >>than "the spark" and "100%dundee" >>et al. > >I actually thought he came off >nice on "100% Dundee."
that's what i said. >I think if Malik had rapped >"The Spark" on DYWM?!!??! >with the exact same words I'd >jock it more just because > >the delivery was more energetic. >What I listen to when > >I play that song in the >ride is the production - >the >very subtle "oooooooh, oooooooh" harmonies in >the >backdrop that just make the whole >shit lovely.
glad you noticed. me and daddy kindred (must i call him that) took a few hours to perfect that jawn.
>BTW Quest your sig file is >entertaining to read but >that ish is like five pages >long! And I gather >that >you did it originally to make >a point too.. but I'm > >sure it's been archived so many >times now it IS made.
nope. just proving a point to source alum dream hampton that my memory is crammed with useless info (i memorised all the ratings). also wanted to show how many classic joints got @@@@1/2 and how many @@@@@ joints really didn't deserve it.
the source mic ratings 1990-2001
@@@@@ -edutainment (funny in the annivrsery issue they left this out...but i have the ice cube issue when they first started rating albums) -people's instintive travels and the paths of rhythm -amerikkka's most wanted -let the rhythm hit em -all for one -de la soul is dead -illmatic -life after death -aquemini -niggaz4life* (not reveiwed but in summer issue 92 they mentioned it as a 5mic classic)
@@@@1/2 -sex and violence -buisiness as usual -business never personal -whut thee album -breaking atoms -death certifacate -buhloone mindstate -the chronic -enter the 36 chambers -southernplayerlisticadillacmusic -life after death -the infamous -only built 4 cuban links -illadelph halflife -hell on earth -bow down -i am -murder muzick -life story -classic limited edition vol 1 -guerilla warfare -in my lifetime vol.3 -la rock familia -ecleftic:two sides to a story -moment of truth -supreame clientel -last of a dying breed -the truth
the gag mics- fear of a black planet-@@@1/2 da shinin-@@@ stankonia-@@@@ lootpack-@@1/2 ressurection-@@@1/2 the beatnuts-@@@1/2** mos def and talib kweli are black star-@@@1/2 the love movement-@@@1/2 fantastic vol 2-@@@1/2
*-source never reviewed, but mentioned in summer issue that it was a 5 mic classic.
**-the only record to change a rating after printing. in the next issue they printed (in fine print that it was a @@@@ mic album)
check the resume
organix-93 (from the ground up)-94 do you want more?!!???!-95 illadelph halflife-96 things fall apart-99 (the legendary)-99 the roots come alive-99 phrenology-2002 the tipping point-2004 (the roots present...) 2004 homegrown: the beginne