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08.01.13 Andy Cush

Each week in Sample Wars, we’ll pit two songs which sample the same source material head-to-head against each other, to determine which one rocked the sample better. This week’s Sample Wars looks at two of our era’s most titanic musicians: J Dilla and Flying Lotus. “Pie Face,” from FlyLo’s 2010 Pattern + Grid World EP, and “What […]

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08.24.12 Bucky Turco

Rapper Lil Wayne says he’s not a fan of New York and it made the news. It was such an easily exploitable PR opportunity, that a New York politician threw his hat into the ring. Now enters Busta Ryhmes. The Brooklyn-born emcee told MTV that he totally understands where Weezy is coming from, but only […]

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12.03.09 Bucky Turco

Some poor schlep who claims Busta Rhymes assaulted him at a concert with water bottles and a bodyguard won himself a nice little holiday bonus. A judge awarded the man $75,000, after the rapper didn’t even try and fight the charges, missing all seven hearings. Makes sense, perjury is a lot more expensive! |NYP| […]

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