Tuesday, June 24, 2008

sincerely yours, southside

This is the weirdest/coolest mixtape I've ever heard from a deflating mega star rapper like 50 Cent. He managed to win me over (for the time being) with an awesome idea and a pretty good sense of humor and TASTE. If you haven't heard about it yet, this mix, which is given away free at thisis50, consists of a bunch of classic 70s and 80s R&B and dance tracks...not beats but TRACKS. Fif basically throws a verse onto the intro of each one and then lets the rest play out while he plays goofy hypeman and yells about how great he is. This includes the appropriation of "Genius of Love," "I Wanna Be Your Lover" and "Ring My Bell." (!) This last one deserves a big AYO! After the "Rider Pt. 2" video and those Village People-esque navy outfits, 50 and the whole Unit is a little suspect! Free Buck!!

some of the songs used for the mix:


Anonymous said...

the weirdest/coolest mixtape?

Gardner, go back to school.

Gardner said...

show your face