Favourite Hip-Hop Albums of 2015

So, even though I’ve been listening to a lot of albums in the last year, these two are still my favourite:

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J.Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
My favourite album since Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid M.A.A.D City”
I’ve been bumping this album since I got it in December and I’m STILL on it.
I love most of all that he did the production – and I’m a sucker for a good sample.
It’s this great production and story-telling that definitely made Nas proud along with wonderful messages like “Love Yourz” that what make this what is my favourite Hip-hop album of the year and it probably will be for a really long time.

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Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly”
This is definitely the most important Rap album I’ve heard since Dead Prez’s “Let’s Get Free”
Kendrick really exhibited his unique ability to have awesome content with that adaptive (to the production and therefore feel of the song) Kendrick delivery that I came to love while listening to “Section 80”
Many people argue that “it’s not as Hip-hop as his other works” or that “it’s too jazzy” but I beg to differ: you know, because besides the fact that Hip-hop is DEEPly rooted in Jazz (making THAT argument invalid), this album has a really important message that is delivered really well with amazing flows – exactly what Hip-hop is about.
I believe this album, like “Let’s Get Free” will continue to be played for as long as there are Hip-hop heads.

First 2015 Post

I’m not gonna apologise for being away for this long – you knew what you were getting yourself into when you decided to follow my blog.
So…

Too many things have been happening in my life for me to still not be writing, so here I am.
BACK!!

May the light in all things be with you.
EarthlyTIM

Courtney E. Martin For The Win

Good morning.
I can’t write too much right now (not in the write frame – see what I did there??).
Thanks to this, I don’t have to be in the write frame (yeah, I did it again).

Oh, Thanks a whole lot to Word Porn for this one (I don’t regret “liking” that page AT ALL)

I end this with the only two words I should’ve written here:
I agree

May the light in all things be with you
EarthlyTIM

Wimpy Fail

So, on Tuesday, my brother and I decide to go and get that R20 breakfast from Wimpy – I don’t know what it’s called, I just like that it’s twenty bones.

The first fail was getting there to find that their R20 breakfast was R23.

The next fail – actually worse because at least with the first one, it could’ve been seen as us having missed the advertisement in which they announced that prices were going up -The Boerie Burger.

Now, I don’t know how much you guys know about food but the only difference between mince, burgers and boerewors is shape… Or packaging.

Wimpy, you didn’t pull a fast one on us – we see what you’re doing.
The Boerie Burger is just a normal burger that you can now sell for more because it seems like something special.

Stop it!!!

Rather buy their standard burger - it's the same thing

Rather buy their standard burger – it’s the same thing

May the light in all things be with you
EarthlyTIM