Cosmo Baker (check cosmobaker.com)
· best albums
- Ghostface "The Pretty Tony Album"
- DJ Eleven & Cosmo Baker "I'm Rick James, Bitch"
- Cam'Ron "Purple Haze"
- Madvillain "Madvillainy"
- TV On The Radio "Desperate Youth Blood Thirsty Babes"
- Diplo "Florida"
- De La Soul "The Grind Date"
- Mobb Deep "Amerikaz Nightmare"
· albums I listened to
wow, so many. Off the top of my head, the ones I listed above, as well as:
- Nas "Street's Disciple"
- Snoop Dogg "Rhythm & Gangsta"
- Alchemist "1st Infantry"
- The Roots "The Tipping Point"
- Sly Johnson "Is It Because I'm Black"
- Johnny Hammond "Gears"
- Coke Escovedo "Comin' At You"
- Eddie Kendricks "People... Hold On"
· best songs
- Terror Squad "Lean Back" - the song was inescapable
- M.I.A. "Galang"
- DJ Day "What Planet, What Station"
· best beats
- Terror Squad "Lean Back"
- Alchemist "Hold You Down"
- Usher "Caught Up"
- Beanie Sigel feat. Peedi Crack, Twista "I Got To Have It"
· best producers
- Just Blaze
- Heatmakerz
- Scott Storch
- Lil Jon
- Kanye West
· best emcee / lyrics
- Cam'Ron, everyday all day
- Peedi Crack
- Ghostface
· favorite artwork
Diplo "Florida"
· favorite labels
- Roc-A-Fella
- Stones Throw
- Memphix
- Milkcrate
· biggest surprise
- the death of Rick James
- the death of ODB
· biggest disappointment
- the re-election of George W. Bush
- Kanye West's LP
· books I read
- Caleb Carr "The Alienist"
- Richard Zimler "The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon"
- Malcolm Gladwell "The Tipping Point"
- Migene Gonzaler-Wippler "Santeria"
- Umberto Eco "Baudolino"
- Rich Cohen "Tough Jews"
- Thomas Friedman "From Beirut to Jerusalem"
- Robert Stone "Dog Soliders"
- Mark Bowden "Killing Pablo"
- John Collins "West African Pop Roots"
- Matthew Pearl "The Dante Club"
- T.C. Boyle "Drop City"
- James Elroy "Crime Wave"
- Raymond Carver "Where I'm Calling From"
· movies I saw
Fahrenheit 9/11
· websites I visited
- soulstrut.com
- hollertronix.com
- turntablelab.com
- 33third.com
· foods I ate
whatever was in front of me at the time, I ate that shit
· things that made me smile
New Yorkers being cool
· things that made me go hmm
New Yorkers being cool
· things that made me cringe
- George Bush
- "Red" states
· best moment(s) of 2004
- the birth of my god-daughter, Sofia Zyhara Landis
- turning 30
· worst moment(s) of 2004
- the re-election of George W. Bush
- the death of Rick James
- the death of ODB
· what I'd like to see in 2005
a whole lot of money
· what I don't want to see in 2005
World War 3
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
both good and bad, just like the last ten years
· my new years resolutions
stay focused

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