>I was very impressed when I saw him live like 10 years ago. He >sounded great and naturally dope. and he’s a rapper’s >rapper when he wants to be. Most rappers don’t have anywhere >near his range and yeah, he’s got a mountain of jamming >songs. > >Music discussion like this is a struggle. Some artists try >like hell to make excellent albums. Others try to make sure >they have good songs and the albums can vary. Is one better >than the other? And even if it is, is an act with 3 grand >albums and then nothing else better than an act with 1 >unanimous classic but 100 other good songs across 20 albums? >Of course, it depends. What are the expectations? I struggle >with all of that and I just end up trying to enjoy whatever I >think the artist is trying to do. D’Angelo is trying to make >supreme albums. Snoop is trying to keep on jamming and being a >part of jams. They’ve both succeeded in my opinion. > >Regardless, Snoop is excellent and has been off and on for 30 >years. That’s gotta count for something. And don’t start >me on how jamming the 213 album and R&G are TILL THIS DAY.