Cornerstone (honorary smartalack)
· best albums
- Diplo "Florida"
- Cryptic One "The Anti-Mobius Strip Theory"
· albums I listened to
- Boogie Down Productions "By All Means Necessary"
- Cat Power "Moon Pix"
- Smif N Wessun "Dah Shinin'"
- KMD "Bl_ck B_st_rds"
- Aceyalone "All Balls Don't Bounce"
- MF Doom "Operation: Doomsday"
- Gil Scott-Heron "Pieces Of A Man"
- Organized Konfusion "Stress: The Extinction Agenda"
- Vast Aire "Look Mom...No Hands"
- MF Doom "MM..Food"
- Masta Ace "Slaughtahouse"
- Masta Ace "Sittin' on Chrome"
· best songs
Billy Woods feat. Vordul "Dirge"
· best beats
not sure I could mention one
· best producers
- MF Doom
- Madlib
- Cryptic One
- Timbaland
· best emcee / lyrics
- MF Doom
- Atoms Family
- Eminem
- Pharoahe Monch
· favorite artwork
MF Doom "MM..Food"
· favorite labels
- Lex
- Ninja Tune / Big Dada
· biggest surprise
Viktor Vaughn 2
· biggest disappointment
ummm... I've clearly repressed the memory...
· books I read
- Charles Bukowski "Post Office"
- Charles Bukowski "Factotum"
- Jack Kerouac "On The Road"
- Gil Scott-Heron "The Vulture"
- Gil Scott-Heron "The Nigger Factory"
- George Orwell "1984"
- Martha Cooper "The Hip Hop Files"
and a ton more, but those are the ones that come to mind...
· movies I saw
- Garden State
- Collateral
and a ton more, but those are the ones that come to mind...
· websites I visited
· foods I ate
- McDonalds (always holds a special place in my heart)
- lots of dim sum
- lots of fruit
· things that made me smile
- catching Pete Rock & CL Smooth in london. genius...
- MF Grimm and MF Doom make up
- Garden State (film)
· things that made me go hmm
meeting Stash and Futura at a show in London
· things that made me cringe
a documentary about this crazy-ass south american death-dealing-tank of a spider...
· best moment(s) of 2004
I'm happy to say lots of cool things happened this year
· worst moment(s) of 2004
in musical terms, probably the death of ODB
· what I'd like to see in 2005
- me getting back to writing
- urbansmarts getting bigger and better
- Organized Konfusion getting back together and smashing it
· what I don't want to see in 2005
bad things, generally...
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
great (fingers crossed)
· my new years resolutions
- do more good things
- help people out more
- enjoy 2005

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