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These Thoughts

Title inspired by this Natasha Beddingfield 'These Words' which doubles up as this today Real Badman Never Afraid

UK's leading r&b Caramel Long Ride

Hold tight comedy double act KG and Marston going in yet again.

Willow Smith > your gran's sunday roast

Jacked from PinBoard. Yeah I went there. And mi nah tek back no talk no time. I saw this chick on BBC's The One Show back on the promo trail for Karate Kid. The whole family were on there but she commanded the show. Heard the song and thought "Damn, she went in with this ridiculous banger. Wonder what she sounds like live..." Well here is the live performance.


Tinchy + gang proclaim "Game Over"

So all the talk has been who has the best verse. I don't think anyone did a bad job really. Wouldn't say anyone did an extremely good verse either hence why I think there are so many different opinions on who has the best verse. Make of that what you will. For me, I'm gonna say Tinie Tempah. His delivery his clear, concise and even the "Ishi distort the bass" makes his verse stand out to me. One word reviews: Example = surprised, Giggs = repped, Pro Green = strong, Chipmunk = unusual, Devlin = venomous, Tinchy = improvement

Look out for the next version of this with a few more underground artists. Tinchy you deserve a spud for it.

Sway says "Nah bruv, fk that, Game Over for you man. Try not include me"

Friend of Marvin Sparks dot blog spot dot com (scroll down to the comments in this post), UK rapper Sway felt left out "So I'm gonna do the opposite. Wait what's the opposite of left out? I'mma just go right in, no writing..."!!! Let's pause the track right there. Instant reload on the drop? He goes all the way in. For the record, this is not breddin, I've never ever said Sway can't rap. Hasn't made a good album, probably, but never can't rap.

Thrwoback Tune of the Day: Ruff Ryders 'Down Bottom'

Futhamucka! This tune is on a next level! Drag-On has to be the most underrated rapper on the Ruff Ryders roster. His flow and bars were insane on this! Swizz Beats was the man these times. I think he deserves a FlashBack Friday post. I used to write the Ruff Ryders logo on all my school books at school. This is when hip hop was really rebellious. They taught me how to pronounce motherfornicator properly. Before them I'd say muvvaf'ka. Who says music doesn't teach the kids?

Didn't even know they had a video for this. Imagine that. This hard hip hop song had a video. Wouldn't happen today. Too many politically correct rappers making music for women. No harm in making music for women but not when it's your main focus. And it's hip hop. Traditionally testerone filled hip hop.

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