Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Music Choice...Week 1

Notice anything different?

Yes, there is music playing on my blog now! Lately I've been featuring a lot of smooth jazz and older, more laid back songs. But this week I wanted to do something a little different. There's four songs in my playlist, and I'd like to just explain why each is on the playlist here.

1. Pussy Money Weed - Lil Wayne

Oh yes I love her like I oughta, I'll see you at the altar Mrs. Carter...

Yes, I know. I thought the exact same thing when my friend mentioned it too. Those are the three words that just LET YOU KNOW a song is about to be ridiculously...well...derogatory.

But this song is probably one of Wayne's farthest from derogatory. It's got a really chill beat...it's a "in the zone" song. I can see myself doing homework to this song. And in the entire song he talks about one girl. I LOVE it when I hear a song that actually glorifies having one special girl rather than fifteen hoes. Big ups to Wayne for this one.

2. Gucci Bandana - Soulja Boy Tell Em feat. Gucci Mane and Shawty Lo

I'm Gucci Mane, you would think that was my clothing line....GUCCI!

The beat is what got me hooked on this song. I love bass, so when I heard this I instantly fell in love. It's got a very "Soulja Boy-esque" theme. I also thought it was a pretty logical choice to feature Gucci Mane on the song (it is about Gucci, after all). Shawty Lo is kind of the soft-spoken, laid back end to the song (that's my nice way of saying I'm not sure what role he played). Great club banger.

3. Dope Boys - The Game feat. Travis Barker

Show her my anaconda and have her sprung...and put it all in her stomach and just UHHH!

I've been a huge fan of Game since The Documentary dropped. This has really been his year...he's been doing great things, and this song is no exception. The video is SICK, so if you get a chance, hop on over to Youtube and check it out. And by the way, Travis Barker plays the drums for this song, and at the very end he snaaaps...he beats those drums like they stole something! This is my gangsta song, when I'm walking and I feel like I own the street I walk on.

4. Swang On Em - Bun B. feat. Lupe Fiasco

Now I'm Chi-town born and I'm Chi-town bred...call me West Side Lu
but I know about them northside blues and them southside reds...

Yes, I was wondering what Lupe was doing on a track with Bun B, and he even mentions it in his verse too. But this song is my riding song for the week. Get in a car with a good set of speakers and a subwoofer and turn the bass all the way up. Then cruise through a park or some other street with people out. It's guaranteed to turn heads. You don't even have to be in your own car...you can be a passenger and still feel like a G.

For the record...I was driving with Amardo one day and we saw two guys swanging on a two lane residential street. Which would have been cool...if they weren't on a two lane residential street. And it would have been ridiculous if they had played the song while they did it. But they weren't that inventive.



Video Vix[o]n said...

that game track is cool. I put the vid on my blog and shouted you out as well.

Bun B and Lupe sound good together. Love me some Lupe, so I might catch a download when i get a chance.

good touch with the music. keep it coming.

Demiera said...

Yeah, I actually wasn't as hip to Lupe until The Cool came out, and now I listen to his songs from his old mixtapes and all of that.

And I saw that post...loved the nickname too, it sounds so intellectual!

KC said...

Kool picks ! But am really not into hip hop/rap these days.. Maybe i had an overdose of Eminem during my teens(with my mom constantly shouting to turn the Shit Off) that i somehow found some kinda dislike to it ! But then , Lil Wayne is just as perfect for me !! Currently hooked on to "Lollipop" ! Pussy, Money ,Weed is just as good as Lollipop !

Demiera said...

Hey there's no such thing as an Eminem overdose...but the Mom yelling in the background can certainly set a pretty negative tone!

Lil wayne is definitely doing his thing this year though. I didn't even listen to him as much but now I like him more and more