Sunday, January 1st, 2006

2005 :: The Year Crack Rap Broke (Yet Again)

Will Play UC Davis For Crack!

Yes, the year sucked but music didn’t. And anyone who tells you it sucked is just a jaded ass who likes crack rap, or a point guard named Chris Hernandez. Same difference.

Muy Bueno
Albums (in alpha order)

Amadou & Mariam :: Dimanche A Bamako
Blackalicious :: The Craft
Bloc Party :: Silent Alarm
Curumin :: Achados E Perdidos
Damian Marley :: Welcome To Jamrock
DJ Nuts :: NutsOn2005, Volume 1 & 2 (mixtape)
Edan :: Beauty And The Beat
Fiona Apple :: Extraordinary Machine
J-Rocc :: James Brown and Friends (mixtape)
Keak Da Sneak :: That’s My Word
Konono No.1 :: Congotronics
Lady Sovereign :: Vertically Challenged
DJ Mark Marcelo :: The Ignant Mix (mixtape)
M.I.A. :: Arular
Mistah F.A.B. :: Son Of A Pimp
Perceptionists-Black Dialogue
Various Artists :: Live From Iraq
Various Artists :: Run The Road

Slumper Plus:
Apsci :: Thanks For Asking
Backyard Band :: Live At The Neon
Danger Doom :: The Mouse & The Mask
The Decemberists :: Picaresque
Emmanuel Jal & Abdel Gadir Salim :: Ceasefire
E.S.T. :: Viaticum
The Frontline :: Who R U
General Elektriks :: Cliquety Kliqk
Goapele :: Change It All
Hollertronix :: T5Soul Sessions (mixtape)
LCD Soundsystem :: LCD Soundsystem
Bettye Lavette :: I’ve Got My Own Hell To Raise
The Legendary K.O. :: C.I.G.A.C. (mixtape)
Jamie Lidell :: Multiply
Lyrics Born :: Same !@#$ Different Day
Missy Elliott :: The Cookbook
Platinum Pied Pipers :: Triple P
Public Enemy :: New Whirl Odor
Sean Paul :: The Trinity
Sleater-Kinney :: The Woods
Various Artists :: Keepintime: The Remixes (Vinyl Version)
Various Artists :: Greensleeves Rhythm Album #73: World Jam
Various Artists :: Soul Fire The Majestic Collection
Stevie Wonder :: A Time 2 Love
X Plastaz :: Maasai Hip-Hop
Yerba Buena-Island Life
Young Jeezy :: Let’s Get It (Thug Motivation) ***crack rap alert!***
Zion I :: True and Livin’
Z-Trip :: Shifting Gears

(roughly ranked, excluding non-mixtape selections from album lists)
The Legendary K.O. :: “George Bush Doesn’t Like Black People”
Amerie :: “1 Thing”
Michelle Sylvester :: “Sleeping In Your Bed”
Kaiser Chiefs :: “I Predict A Riot”
Common :: “The Corner” (Remix with Scarface & Mos Def)
E-40 feat. Keak Da Sneak :: “Tell Me When To Go”
Arcade Fire :: “Cold Wind”
J. Valentine feat. Bailey :: “Go Dumb”
Ya Boy feat. Jin :: “16’s With Us”
Kanye West (featuring Lupe Fiasco) :: “Touch The Sky”
Cham :: “Ghetto Story”
Keyshia Cole :: “I Just Want It To Be Over”
Scweez feat. Mistah F.A.B. :: “Stupid Dumb and Hyphy”
D4L :: “Laffy Taffy”
Balance :: “Gotta Get It”
Mike Jones with Slim Thug & Paul Wall :: “Still Tippin'”
Three 6 Mafia :: “Stay Fly”
Coldplay :: “Speed of Sound”
Nikka Costa :: “Till I Get To You”
Turbulence :: “Notorious”
Jah Cure :: “Longing For”

Art Ensemble of Chicago :: Certain Blacks
Baby Huey :: Living Legend
Afrika Bambaataa :: Beware (The Funk Is Everywhere)
Glen Brown & Friends :: Rhythm Masters Vol. 2
JC Davis :: A New Day!
Delta 5 :: Singles & Sessions 1979-81
The Legendary Henry Stone Presents Miami Funk Volume 1 & 2
Horace Andy :: Dancehall Style
Horace Andy :: Exclusively
Keith Hudson :: The Hudson Affair
Konk :: The Sound of Konk
Mad Professor :: Method To The Madness
Master P :: Best Of
Maulawi :: Maulawi
Newcleus-Destination Earth: The Definitive Newcleus Recordings
Ossie All-Stars :: Leggo Dub
Peter Tosh :: Talking Revolution
Prince Douglas :: Dub Roots
The Slits :: Cut
Talking Heads :: Brick
Thomas Mapfumo :: Spirits To Bite Our Ears
Watts Prophets :: Things Gonna Get Greater
Wayne Jarrett-Showcase V. 1
Various Artists :: Love’s A Real Thing: The Funky Fuzzy Sounds of West Africa
Various Artists: Out On A Funky Trip: Funk Soul & Reggae @ Randy’s 1970-75
Various Artists :: Schoolhouse Funk II

Californians’ Stupidity
Homeland Security
New York Crack Rap
New York Yankees
The Red Cross
Republican Crack Rap
Stanfurd Basketball and Football Teams

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