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Asher Roth, Anything But Raw

written by: Patrick Smith on January 27, 2011

Asher Roth is the next logical step in the defanging of hip-hop, not because he’s white, but because he’s making music for boring upper-class listeners.

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Young Buck & the State of Rap

written by: Patrick Smith on November 19, 2010

It isn’t nostalgia that makes Young Buck inherently more interesting now than he was in 2004. It’s a thinning of values, a dearth of quality that the ensuing six years have brought us.

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