This is the last time we’re gonna take down a rock band for mishandling a rap song, we promise. More »
While Maura’s favorite sport seems to have its fair share of music related content, my deep love of soccer doesn’t seem to work its way into posts too often. But thanks to Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard’s Monday arrest in a Southport, England, bar, my dream of melding my two ridiculous passions into one post has come true!
Today marks a strange milestone in music history: It’s one day after the fourth anniversary of the death of Russell Jones (a.k.a. Ol’ Dirty Bastard or a number of other names) and one day before what would have been his 40th birthday. At this point, ODB may be remembered more for his general nuttiness (i.e. storming the stage at the Grammys) than for his recorded legacy. (The parade of posthumous albums didn’t help.) But in brief glimpses, the man was brilliant, or at least handled brilliantly. Some of his finest moments collected below the cut.
Three years ago today was kind of a sad one, everybody.
Still Listen To Gangsta Music put two very, very different tracks up this weekend: One is a remix of Ol’ Dirty Bastard’s 1999 classic “Got Your Money” (and by “remix,” we mean “mash-up with ‘Louie Louie'”); the other is Papoose’s freestyle take on Nas and Jay-Z’s “Black Republicans,” which heats up… More »