Posts By Saxon Baird

Casey Veggies Life Changes

Casey Veggies – Life Changes

Casey Veggies - Life Changes Self-released: 2013 On Casey Veggies‘ solid 2011 debut full-length Sleeping in Class, the young rapper from Los Angeles was still an identity in the works. The album positioned him as somewhat of a thoughtful goofball with…

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Young Jeezy – It’s Tha World

Young Jeezy - It’s Tha World Self-released: 2012 It’s been awhile since Young Jeezy has been relevant. The last time Snowman caught significant spotlight was when the radio was giving the earnest love anthem “I Do” regular spins. To be real, the track’s…

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Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’ 20 Years Later

In the classroom of Hip-Hop 101: The Chronic would be given its own section, likely filed under “The Rise of West Coast Hip-Hop.” Almost twenty years ago on December 15th, Dr. Dre’s The Chronic was released and since has quickly…

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Freeway – Diamond in the Ruff

Freeway – Diamond in the Ruff Babygrande: 2012 Freeway has made a career out of being a fullback on the mic. When the Philly Freezer is at his best, he’s running down field, knocking lines out with a bent shoulder…

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3:33 – In the Middle of Infinity

3:33 - In the Middle of Infinity Parallel Thought: 2012 3:33 works in mysterious ways. He/She/They have yet to let on to just who is behind the production, instead putting nothing but their music in the spotlight, uninterrupted by Twitter beefs…

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Nitty Scott, MC – The Boombox Diaries Vol. 1

Nitty Scott, MC - The Boombox Diaries Vol. 1 Money Maker Ent.: 2012 The priority of Nitty Scott, MC is right there in her name. When it comes to rapping, Nitty’s gender largely takes a backseat to her rhymes and message.…