1520 Sedgwick Avenue: February 5th, 2008 Tuesday, February 5, 2008Posted by Andy Hutchins in 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Rockabye.
I know you missed it earlier. I’m sorry.
“I wish I could give you this feelin’.”
Kanye’s yearning hook and the Last Poets’ spoken-word histories are the window dressing; the burbling, drum machine-on-repeat beat with occasional choral bits is the backdrop.
And Common, one of the finest narrative MCs ever, spits three great, presumably autobiographical verses; the first two are remarkable in that nearly every bar rhymes (or is at least a slant rhyme). A slept-on classic with a damn good video, directed by Mr. West, to go with it.
long timely video, and it’s not going to have (any) salty language; be aware.