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.
A corking collection of sporting similes sees Pharoahe Monch’s Official go straight to the top of the simile league table.
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.
Things get a little heavy (literally) as we look at the similes in porky NY rapper Action Bronson’s White Silk.
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,…
It had to start here really. Wu-Tang’s debut single kicks off with a solid simile and never stops throwing them at you.