Mellow Man Ace’s “Escape From Havana” in 50 Words Mellow Man Ace’s “Escape From Havana” in 50 Words Mellow Man Ace Escape From Havana Capitol j3 says: Havana attempts to blend shiny latino chrome and black velvet with shell-toed Adidas, gushy balladeering with macho street sensibility. What it accomplishes is a moment in time where international hip hop was in its infancy and, although sounding novelty, still holds enough bounce and trunk-rattling bass for a few replays. The Dirty Deacon says: View On WordPress

Mellow Man Ace’s “Escape From Havana” in 50 Words

Mellow Man Ace’s “Escape From Havana” in 50 Words

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Havana attempts to blend shiny latino chrome and black velvet with shell-toed Adidas, gushy balladeering with macho street sensibility. What it accomplishes is a moment in time where international hip hop was in its infancy and, although sounding novelty, still holds enough bounce and trunk-rattling bass for a few replays.

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From Cuba to The Bronx, With Love: A Week w/ Mellow Man Ace & Jazzy Jay From Cuba to The Bronx, With Love: A Week w/ Mellow Man Ace & Jazzy Jay Son of Byford doesn’t get to cross the borders of the states very often. Most hip/hop comes from the East and West coasts, along with some in the Dirty South and up to Chi-Town. Mellow Man Ace, however, gives us a taste of some Cuban hip/hop flare this week. Mellow Man Ace, who was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, creates hip/hop for all the lovers and the salsa dancers as is the normal stereotype… View On WordPress

From Cuba to The Bronx, With Love: A Week w/ Mellow Man Ace & Jazzy Jay

From Cuba to The Bronx, With Love: A Week w/ Mellow Man Ace & Jazzy Jay

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Son of Byford doesn’t get to cross the borders of the states very often. Most hip/hop comes from the East and West coasts, along with some in the Dirty South and up to Chi-Town. Mellow Man Ace, however, gives us a taste of some Cuban hip/hop flare this week. Mellow Man Ace, who was born in Pinar del Rio, Cuba, creates hip/hop for all the lovers and the salsa dancers as is the normal stereotype…

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Cool C’s “I Gotta Habit” in 50 Words Cool C’s “I Gotta Habit” in 50 Words Cool C I Gotta Habit Atlantic j3 says: Philly’s Cool C does his best Cube on “Mary Go-Round” and Milk Dee on “I’m Not Impressed”, but fails to establish himself as a formidable emcee in his own right. Over largely forgettable copy-paste production, C attempts the street swagger, but fails to connect any blows. Instead, he’s incredibly underwhelming. The Dirty Deacon says: Cool C’s I Gotta Habitis… View On WordPress

Cool C’s “I Gotta Habit” in 50 Words

Cool C’s “I Gotta Habit” in 50 Words

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Philly’s Cool C does his best Cube on “Mary Go-Round” and Milk Dee on “I’m Not Impressed”, but fails to establish himself as a formidable emcee in his own right. Over largely forgettable copy-paste production, C attempts the street swagger, but fails to connect any blows. Instead, he’s incredibly underwhelming.

The Dirty Deacon says:

Cool C’s I Gotta Habitis…

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VIDEO: Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life” VIDEO: Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life” Proving that cat-callin’ is actually crazy effective in picking up women, Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life” pulls out all the stops in 1989 video tricks with its slo-mos, black-and-white montages, mirrors, moving text walls in the background, overlays, green screens…arguably making it one of the most craptastic videos we’ve seen so far this year. Not to mention the absolute cornball performances from… View On WordPress

VIDEO: Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life”

VIDEO: Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life”

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Proving that cat-callin’ is actually crazy effective in picking up women, Cool C’s “The Glamorous Life” pulls out all the stops in 1989 video tricks with its slo-mos, black-and-white montages, mirrors, moving text walls in the background, overlays, green screens…arguably making it one of the most craptastic videos we’ve seen so far this year.

Not to mention the absolute cornball performances from…

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Ah, the Glamorous Life! Ah, the Glamorous Life! In telling the story of Cool C, it’d be hard not to skip to the end only because of the tragic irony of the rap game was fully recognized that morning in 1996 when, now years removed from his short-lived rap career, Cool C or “Chris” as the world now knew him, walked into a bank with fellow Hilltop Hustler and collaborator, Steady B, and attempted to rob a bank. When shit hit the fan, Cool C shot… View On WordPress

Ah, the Glamorous Life!

Ah, the Glamorous Life!

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In telling the story of Cool C, it’d be hard not to skip to the end only because of the tragic irony of the rap game was fully recognized that morning in 1996 when, now years removed from his short-lived rap career, Cool C or “Chris” as the world now knew him, walked into a bank with fellow Hilltop Hustler and collaborator, Steady B, and attempted to rob a bank. When shit hit the fan, Cool C shot…

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