Talib Kweli meets Al Green and Kanye West in this month’s simile-analysing odyssey.
Digable Planets exploit the law of the one-sided simile to get a potentially controversial top five spot.
Swet Shop Boys take us on a whirlwind tour of birdlife in this lovely little track.
13 similes and only half of them make sense? Must be Del the Funky Homosapien. This sounds like a job for the Simile Police.
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.
Find out why Spandex is so called as we put the similes in Roots Manuva’s Join the Dots under the microscope.
Things get a little heavy (literally) as we look at the similes in porky NY rapper Action Bronson’s White Silk.
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…
A notable entry in that it not only opens with a simile, but a negative simile. Oooh. We also discuss a particularly contentious comparative.