With Jeru the Damaja as our guide, we explore the very fabric of what is and isn’t hip-hop in this simile-laden track
Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth let us explore their big basement in this classic posse cut.
Imagine a yellow ALF smoking and holding a brick. Now you’re in the right mind state to enjoy the similes in Madlib’s Bluffin’.
Ugly Duckling take centre stage and show us why they are the beautiful swan of the hip-hop simile world.
Do you know what ‘protagging’ and ‘copacetic’ mean? I’m not sure EPDM do, but they both feature in this simile-laden track that’s two minutes too…
Want to find out which historical character ruined a hedge while drunk in a wheelbarrow? Then don your tuxedo, prime your toxic masculinity and read…
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.
The Furious Five, probably the biggest misnomer in hip-hop, take us on a simile-laden journey via exploding killer sharks and a greased up bodybuilder.
Find out why Spandex is so called as we put the similes in Roots Manuva’s Join the Dots under the microscope.