Cryptic One of the Atoms Family
· best albums
- De La Soul "The Grind Date"
- Mavillain "Madvillainy"
· albums I listened to
not too much this year... I've been listening to old music mostly (late 60s and early 70s rock mostly)... get them fingers dusty
· best songs
- Ghostface "Run" if that can be considered this year...
- uhm, other then that? Nas & AZ "Serious"
· best beats
- Madvillain "Rhinestone Cowboy"
- Ghostface "Run"
· best producers
Madlib
· best emcee / lyrics
MF Doom
· favorite artwork
not record related but Tes-One's (out of Florida) artwork is amazing
· favorite labels
your guess is as good as mine
· biggest surprise
I wasn't expecting the De La Soul album to be as good as it is
· biggest disappointment
MF Doom "MM..Food"; still a great album, but I was hoping for more... Doom has always brought it on the rhymes, I think the beats overall could have been better
· books I read
not much this year:
- Bret Easton Ellis "Rules of Attraction"
- and I re-read "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy" [Douglas Adams] books
· movies I saw
- in the theaters? Fahrenheit 9/11 and that's it...
- worthy DVDs that I copped or on cable flicks? Better Luck Tomorrow, Confidence, Waking Life, Dreams, Rules of Attraction
· websites I visited
- urbansmarts.com
- soulstrut.com
- philaflava.com
- ughh.com
· foods I ate
good food, and shitty food, and some average food in between
· things that made me smile
getting in a creative zone and knocking out eight songs in two weeks for the upcoming album
· things that made me go hmm
the power of religious fanaticism
· things that made me cringe
the power of religious fanaticism in the US
· best moment(s) of 2004
Bush getting stomped in the debates
· worst moment(s) of 2004
Kerry getting stomped in the election
· what I'd like to see in 2005
- the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy movie not sucking
- my label getting to put out all the music we have waiting for release
· what I don't want to see in 2005
war
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
more of the same: over analytical fans, overzealous blindly biased fans, newjacks, bitter old schoolers, boom bap purists, etc etc etc

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