Also, both the Grouch and Eligh, who laces the gorgeous beat, come correct on the mic. That said, it’s still the only true misstep on here. There’s a third emcee looming in the background, waiting to make his calm, cool, and collected approach to the mic. The Extinction Agenda , or Felt 2: And the beat fits the vibe of Eligh and the Grouch perfectly, making you wish the whole album was as golden as this. FlyLo also seems to bring out their finest wordplay. Popmatters is wholly independently owned and operated.

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He only adds fuel to the song’s fire. On “Old Souls”, Blu delivers the goods as he has done since bursting on the scene a few years back. Its most interesting portion comes toward the end, when the hook gets all autotuned-out without causing you to gouge your eyes out. Eligh, on the other hand, packs syllable after syllable into his bars. That said, it’s still the only true misstep on here. Yet it just falls short of topping the aforementioned highlight.


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But it’s still a pleasant surprise in a year when there has been very little to get excited about. Somehow, the man finds the time to breathe between lines, though it seems impossible.

It’s doubtful, except maybe for the impact of the Felt record. The 60 Best Songs of Today we have something special for you The only other joint that comes close is the funeral dirge “I Know You Wanna Feel”, a breathtaking piece of depressing beauty. This year’s collection includes many independent and self-published artists; the grouch and eligh say g&e mainstream or superhero comic in sight. The authors’ whose works we share with you in PopMatters’ 80 Best Books of — from a couple of notable reissues to a number of excellent debuts — poignantly capture how the political is deeply personal, and the personal is undeniably, and beautifully, universal.

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The absurdly talented L. It would be a lie to say it came out of nowhere, since the Grouch and Eligh are underground mainstays. From OutKast to Organized Konfusion to Felt, hip-hop duos often churn out some of the genre’s best music. These two Living Legends members join forces again and make one of the year’s finest underground albums to date. Adam McKay’s gonzo Dick Cheney biopic satire, Vice, won’t be compared to Shakespeare, but it shares the Bard’s disinterest in supervillains’ motivations.


The Grouch & Eligh: SAY G&E!

But it just should have sounded a hell of a lot better than this. The 21 Best Album Re-Issues of The album blends more stereotypical underground funk with touches of pop and everything else that falls in between.

Yet he doesn’t steal the spotlight. Murs and Slug, whom you know from Atmosphere, are stylistically different, but they remain consistent at times in their tone and content. It’s two guys and their friends having some fun. But balancing out “Old Souls” is “!

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The 70 Best Albums of Also, both the Grouch and Eligh, who laces the gorgeous beat, come correct on the mic. Sure it bangs in a nice system, but it feels flat and unimaginative. The 20 Best Folk Albums of