Back to the UK and looking at the similes in the second part of Jehst’s Trilogy that’s not a trilogy.
Talib Kweli meets Al Green and Kanye West in this month’s simile-analysing odyssey.
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth let us explore their big basement in this classic posse cut.
Serial-killing gynaecologist Dr. Octagon is on the road and driving recklessly. Another good reason to stay at home.
I risk the ire of the farmer-butcher mafia by putting Bahamadia’s 1996 track Three Tha Hard Way under my simile microscope.
Nas is like…well, all sorts of things. Find out what as we look at his 1994 classic It Ain’t Hard To Tell.
Handsome Boy Modeling School take centre stage as we introduce a new law set to revolutionise the taxonomy of hip-hop similes.
Bones are really hard. Discover this, and other underwhelming facts, as we dive into Young MC’s 1989 hit Know How to hunt for the juiciest…
How many mics do the Fugees hit on the daily? Don’t expect an answer from this evasive bunch, but do expect a plethora of similes…
What links Tonto, John Candy and Donna Summers? The clown prince of hip-hop, Biz Markie, slips them into similes in this characteristically weird track.