The Rat Race: Aesop Rock – Dorks

  Question: if I died in my apartment like a rat in a cage, would the neighbours smell the corpse before the cat ate my face? Ah yes, the wanderer in the rat race. How it blinds us from real emotion, the Other and, well, basically anything that's real outside of our own peculiar mindset. … Continue reading The Rat Race: Aesop Rock – Dorks

Citizens Make A Country: Nas – One Mic

All I need is one mic. Just your regular guy, thinking stuff over in his head. Perfectly represented by the somewhat squatter-like scenery. (…) only if I had one love, one girl and one crib. Now, here’s a rapper who doesn’t need all your typical rapper-things. Let real artistic vulnerability unwrap itself. Admitted, you still … Continue reading Citizens Make A Country: Nas – One Mic

Algiers – Irony. Utility. Pretext.

  Anger management in today's entertainment world. No easy task. That's why we have songs like these. Metal, punk, hip hop, ... you name it, for each political catastrophe your very own therapeutic tune. 'We revolt simply because - we can no longer breathe.' See this a beautiful tune for wanting to suppress some hidden … Continue reading Algiers – Irony. Utility. Pretext.