Cornerstone smartaleck
· best albums
- John Coltrane : A Love Supreme Deluxe Edition
- King Geedorah : Take Me To Your Leader
- Pete Rock & C.L Smooth : Good Life: The Best of
- Viktor Vaughn : Vaudeville Villain
· albums I listened to
- Chet Baker : The Best of Chet Baker Sings
- DJ Shadow : The Private Press
- Gil Scott: Heron : Winter In America
- Gil Scott: Heron : The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
- Jack Johnson : On And On
- John Coltrane : Blue Train
- Lodeck : Bash It
- Lodeck : Dream Dentistry
- KMD : Mr Hood
- KMD : Bl_ck B_st_rds!
- Monsta Mixes Vol. 1
- Monsta Mixes Vol. 2
- Non-Prophets : Hope
- O.C. : Word…Life
- Thelonius Monk : It's Monk's Time
- Tomasz Stanko Quartet : Soul Of Things
- Vangelis : Blade Runner OST
· best songs
- Canibus : Genabis
- El-P : Sunrise over BKLYN
- Erlend Oye/Prefuse 73 : Every Party
- Gary Jules : Mad World
- Lodeck : Beautiful Disease
- Madvillain : All Caps
- Mathematics : Pimpology 101
- MF Doom : Yee Haw/Is He Ill?
- Pharrell Williams feat. Jay-Z : Frontin'
· best beats
- Metal Fingers : Arrow Root
- Cage : Summer In Hell (produced by Mighti Mi)
- Alicia Keys : You Don't Know My Name (produced by Kayne West)
· best producers
- Blockhead
- Jon Doe
- Madlib
- MF Doom
- Pete Rock
- Prefuse 73
- The Neptunes
- Timbaland
· best emcee
- Ghostface Killah
- Lodeck
- MF Doom
- Rodan
· favorite artwork
- King Geedorah : Take Me To Your Leader
- El-P : Sunrise Over BKLYN 12"
· favorite labels
- Big Dada
- Daybyday
- Definitive Jux
· biggest surprise
ummmm….
· biggest disappointment
- not yet getting a job
- Cannibal Ox breaking up (controversial)
· books I read
- Bobbito Garcia : Where'd You Get Those?
- Chuck Palahniuk : Lullaby
- Chuck Palahniuk : Diary
- Don DeLillo : White Noise
- Don DeLillo : Cosmopolis
- Fyodor Dostoevsky : Crime And Punishment
- Gabriel Garcia : Marquez : Love In The Time Of Cholera
- Iceberg Slim : Pimp
- Jack Kerouac : On The Road
- James Joyce : A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man
- Joseph Conrad : The Secret Agent
- Patrick Neate : Where You're At
- Robert Jackson : Sole Provider
- Stella Gibbons : Cold Comfort Farm
- Thomas Pynchon : The Crying Of Lot 49
- Toni Morrison : Beloved
- Virginia Woolf : Between The Acts
- Virginia Woolf : The Waves
- William Burroughs : Queer
  ...I could go on forever with this
· movies I saw
- 25th Hour
- City Of God
- Donnie Darko
- Blade Runner
- Fist Of The North Star
- Igby Goes Down
- Kill Bill Part 1
- Max
- Metropolis
- Naked Lunch
- Style Wars re-release
- The Matrix Reloaded
- The Matrix Revolutions
- Y Tu Mama Tambien
  ...a ton of others
· websites I visited
- crookedtongues.com
- daybydayent.com
- ebay.com
- headringer.net
- rapreviews.com
- urbansmarts.com
· foods I ate
- lots of Thai roasted pork 'buns'
- prawn and avocado salads
- a lot of sushi
· things that made me smile
- going to San Fransisco
- going to Cannes
- getting hold of a pair of Futura Nike Blazers
- my ipod
- my lovely girlfriend
- Family Guy, Futurama and the Simpsons
· things that made me go hmm
- war
- my apparent lack of political knowledge. I need to work on that.
- "Six Feet Under"
- "The West Wing"
· things that made me cringe
- "Louis Theroux meets the Nazis" : TV programme. That was unbelievable.
- my drunken behaviour on a number of occasions
- other people's drunken behaviour on a number of occasions
· best moment(s) of 2003
things have been pretty good this year. I'm a lucky guy
· worst moment(s) of 2003
behaving like a total jackass on my birthday
· what I'd like to see in 2004
- a new Cannibal Ox album
- a new A Tribe Called Quest album
- a new Kurious album
- me doing some writing in print
· what I don't want to see in 2004
- lots of crap music for me to review
- Kill Bill Pt 2 being a disappointment
- more rubbish 'beefs'
· hip hop in 2004 will be...
Another year that shows those people who think the genre's been dead for the last decade that there's still a lot of admirable talent out there. Times and tastes and ideals may change, but that's not always a bad thing.
· my new years resolutions
- sort out a proper job
- stay fit
- start writing my first novel