How Hip Hip is Supposed to Sound

On today’s #TWiBRadio, we’re joined by master lyricist Jasiri X who offered a retort to yesterday’s discussion of the state of hip-hop and we spend some time skewering our favorite talking butter sculpture, Rush Limbaugh.

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15 replies
  1. 1
    BethanyAnne says:

    Part of me wishes I could listen in real time, but I’m not giving up TWiB on ride in to work, and staying a day behind is the only way I can do that.

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    JWL says:

    “You call that crap music”?

    Father to son, circa 1969

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    minutemaid says:

    Best news I have read in awhile.

    Jane Hamsher files for bankruptcy.

    Couldn’t have happened to a bigger fake progressive sellout. I’m sure Wr0ngWay Cole will come out defending her Lance Armstrong style. Because being on the Wrong end of things is something he has an uncanny knack for.

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    lol chikinburd says:

    “Hip hip”?

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    lol chikinburd says:

    Makes you nine foot tall when you’re four foot five, I guess.

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @gbear: Not a Macklemore fan?

    ETA: Never mind. I listened on.

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    Shane in Utah says:

    Hey, I liked that video so much I just went and downloaded the album by Jasiri X. Thanks for the tip…

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    gbear says:

    @Omnes Omnibus: I love that song. It’s reduced me to tears more than once.

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @gbear: That’s what I get for commenting about 20 seconds into the song.

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    Garbo says:

    “Talking butter sculpture…” Nice.

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    Omnes Omnibus says:

    @Garbo: I would have gone with talking offal heap.

    ETA: This is one reason I don’t have a front page gig.

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    JR says:


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    ChrisB says:

    @lol chikinburd: Apologies to Tower of Power but What is Hip Hip?

    Hip Hip is . . . What it Is!

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    Cassidy says:

    That was some damn fine hip hop we got in here.

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