Top 10 Intellectual Rappers. Music Despite being in the mainstream consciousness for over twenty years now, Hip-Hop is still largely thought to consist solely of idiotic, crude and often pointlessly violent lyrics that debase and malign the English language.
Although to be fair, that is still the majority of the Hip-Hop music being shoved down our throats by the big music labels and radio. However, there is an increasingly large presence of extremely intelligent Hip-Hop pushing the genre’s boundaries and transforming rap into academically and artistically viable poetry. NOTE: Judging intelligence is an extremely subjective matter and will always spark debate, however I did abide by some criteria when making my selections.
Andre 3000 From OutKast One of the few rappers on this list you should already probably be aware of on this list, Andre 3000, rapper from the critically acclaimed and incredibly popular Hip-Hop Duo, “OutKast,” is one of the most well liked and respected rappers in the industry from non-fans. Eyedea. 20 fantastic ways to find new music that you like (no Last.fm & Pandora inside) OK, everybody knows that Last.fm & Pandora are great services, but there are a lot of other tools that can help us to find new cool music.
Some of them just expose daily musical goodies, others make recommendations based on your very own preferences, and others take the web interactivity ever further. Explore the best 20 ways to discover new music in a web 2.0 world. Live music discovery Wonderwheel Wonderwheel is a new tool that aims to help you find similar artists with the ones you like. Awdio My favorite method to discover new music is listening to the Awdio stream (live music stream from more than 60 clubs from all over the world – including DJ sets & parties) and when I hear a nice track, I tag it with Shazam (explained below) to find out what tune is it. Shazam Shazam gives instant satisfaction for those times when you want to know the song that is playing, learn more about the artist, buy the song immediately – or simply share your discovery with your friends.
iLike The Filter Mog. Recommends music, movies, books, games. 7 Alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM. Whether you are annoyed by the ads on Pandora, the limited number of skips, or the abyss of cruel 30-second song teasers from Last.FM, many online listeners are growing weary of mainstream methods of hearing new music.
While the Pandora algorithm is strong, and the Last.FM related artists tool is pretty useful, don’t fool yourself in to thinking that there aren’t other great ways to expose yourself to new music in the depths of cyberspace. Here are 7 alternatives to Pandora and Last.FM that will infuse your day with an uninterrupted stream of music that large record companies haven’t managed to squash under their thumbs yet. StumbleAudio StumbleAudio has a killer recommendation engine that works better for me than Pandora’s. Instead of “genomes”, StumbleAudio uses listeners’ favoritism as well as buying pattern data from online music stores to make suggestions. Songza Musicovery Elegantly, Musicovery boils down songs to a location on two scales: Energetic-Calm and Positive-Dark. Stereomood. Don't Worry, I'm Yours [Remastered] (Jason Mraz vs. Bobby McFerrin vs. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole) by DJ Dain. Songs to lie on your bed and stare at the ceiling to.
100 legal sites to stream and download free music. Music is life, I never found anyone who’s life isn’t influenced by Music.
Why the best things in life like Music are not free? Actually, there is more legally available for free Music than you think. image by nothingatall Here is a list of 100 sites that let you stream or download music for free legally! This super list has sites where you can find most of your favorite songs and other awesome music that you will enjoy listening to. DeezerDeezer is the French-based service which is one of the largest and very popular music recommendation search engine. 8Tracks awesome site, with last.fm integration! Mog The Most Sophisticated, User-Friendly Music Player on the Web. Clown Basket ClownBasket is the songwriter’s forum to share their own original music with the world. so here is a way for you to get your original music out there! My Band Stock My Band Stock is a type of fan funding tools, where artists raise money from their fan base to record music. ReverbnationReverbnation is huge site. Passion Pit - Sleepyhead (Abstrack Dubstep Remix) by Abstrack Dubstep.