Before he was pimpin’ rides and got that MTV network money, Xzibit put out a few solid albums culminating in 2000’s Restless with an all star producer line-up and one of the most recognizable voices in rap.
“It ain’t safe where I’m from, Rather be caught with it than caught without one”
Might as well throw the song and video of 2017 into this West Coast Wednesday mix. Kendrick is the king right now, and if it wasn’t a sure thing before this lead single to the new album dropped, it was after.
If I had the impossible task of choosing one song to listen to for the rest of my life, this would be it. Pure emotion expressed through music in a way that no one else had every done nor will ever do.
This is an incredibly fun album by a punk band from Bogota, Columbia. Punk en Español sung by a female vocalist?! How can you not love that? Their album is out for purchase mid-November but you can stream it now at their bandcamp site:
One of my favorite TV On The Radio tracks from their 2004 debut album Desparate Youth, Blood Thirsty Babes. This reminds me of being an awkward young adult cruising around my old college town with a girl that was way out of my league. Cheers to the good old days.