DJ Eleven (check djeleven.com)
· best albums
not a great year for albums. wasn't one which won for me
· albums I listened to
- Anthony Hamilton "Comin From Where I'm From"
- Jay-Z "The Black Album"
- Devin The Dude "Just Trying To Live"
- The Roots "The Tipping Point"
- De La Soul "The Grind Date"
- DJ Eleven & Cosmo Baker "I'm Rick James Bitch!"
- Masta Ace "Long Hot Summer"
· best songs
Snoop Dogg & Pharrell "Drop It Like It's Hot"
· best beats
Kanye West "The College Dropout"
· best producers
- hands down, no question, no argument Just Blaze
- okay. gotta argue: Raphael Saadiq
· best emcee / lyrics
- Jay-Z
- Noreaga
- Murs
- E-40
- Lil Jon cause he just has a way with words
· favorite artwork
Snoop Dogg "R&G: The Masterpiece" for pure ignorance
· favorite labels
Roc-A-Fella
· biggest surprise
getting a cute little nephew to go with my cute little neice
· biggest disappointment
finding out that money doesn't grow on trees. you got to work to get it.
· books I read
lots and lots of James Ellroy
· movies I saw
everything Rosario Dawson was in
· foods I ate
everything for sale within two blocks of my house
· things that made me smile
seeing my name in the NY Times twice in one year
· things that made me go hmm
bullshit award shows
· things that made me cringe
getting caught playing Maroon 5 "This Love" over and over
· best moment(s) of 2004
seeing the ground swell of normal, non-politically active people trying to get Bush out of office
· worst moment(s) of 2004
seeing that effort fail
· what I'd like to see in 2005
a lot more shoes
· what I don't want to see in 2005
a lot more busted shoes
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
the same as it always is, but a little different
· my new years resolutions
more money, more problems

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