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.
Digable Planets exploit the law of the one-sided simile to get a potentially controversial top five spot.
Guru and Krumb Snatcha get all het up about fake MCs in this classic Gang Starr track.
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.
It’s the turn of Apani B Fly to flex her simile muscle and help us all act a little more mindfully. Relax and take in…
Handsome Boy Modeling School take centre stage as we introduce a new law set to revolutionise the taxonomy of hip-hop similes.
Find out why Spandex is so called as we put the similes in Roots Manuva’s Join the Dots under the microscope.