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
Digable Planets exploit the law of the one-sided simile to get a potentially controversial top five spot.
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’.
Lock up your daughters: Kool G Rap’s in town and he’s about to unleash some pretty obscene similes.
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.
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.
A track that features a simile so long you need to listen to it twice to fully appreciate it (unless you’re a Luther Vandross fan,…