L.I.F.E. Long of Stronghold
· best albums
There were a lot of things I was feeling this year. This may not be everybody else's best. But this is what I was feeling...
- Stronghold "The Mixtape Part 2"
- Prince Po "The Slickness"
- Murs "3:16 - The 9th Edition"
- Masta Killa "No Said Date"
- DM & Jemini "Ghetto Pop Life"
- Jay-Z "The Black Album"
- Fredones "Phobia Of Doors"
- Immortal Technique "Revolunitionary, Vol. 2"
· albums I listened to
I listened to so many albums this year independent, and mainstream; my list would be pretty long!
· best songs
- Vordul feat. C-Rayz Walz "Spitamatic"
- Chris Low feat. Sadat X, Dinco D. "Trecherous 3"
- Aceyalone feat. Abstract Rude "The Saga Continues"
- Immortal Technique "Peruvian Coke"
- Poison Pen "I'm F@%! You Up"
- Masta Killa "No Said Date"
- L.I.F.E. Long "Puppet Emcee"
- Viktor Vaughn feat. Poison Pen "Bloody Chain"
- Murs "And This Is For.."
there's much more but this is what I remember right now...
· best beats
- that Alchemist single off his album featuring Mobb Deep [probably "Hold You Down"]
- Terror Squad "Lean Back"
- Jay-Z "Threat" off of "The Black Album"; simple loop but 9th Wonder still killed it!
- a lot of unkown producers killed it this year I heard some banging beats from Spier 1200 as usual, Grand Fortune, DJ Ape of the Elite Fleet, T-One, Snowgoons, Black Panther and my man Donan Links!
· best producers
- Spier 1200
- Grand Fortune
- 9th Wonder
- Alchemist
- Ayatollah
- Large Professor
- DJ Premier
- Black Panther
- Madlib
- Nicolay
- DJ Static (Stronghold)
· best emcee / lyrics
- L.I.F.E. Long
- C-Rayz Walz
- Poison Pen
- Immortal Technique
- Planet Asia
- Prince Po
- The Game
- U.G. of the Cella Dwellas
- MF Doom
- Vordul
- Vast Aire
- Jean Grae
- dead prez
- Breez Evahflowin'
- Breezly Bruin
- Chino XL
- Ras Kass
- Killah Priest
- Jay-Z
- Nas
- Iomos Marad
- Many Styles
- The Colony Crew out of London
· favorite artwork
- I like the 2,4,5 artwork cover for the album ["Broke Minds Think Alike"]; I thought Ewok did his thing
- also I am feeling what the artists at Lex records are doing...
· favorite labels
none! Until these labels start understanding there artists worth they all suck!!
· biggest surprise
Martha Stewart does time!
· biggest disappointment
four more years of Bush!
· books I read
- Mitch Albom "The Five People You Meet In Heaven"
- Bible
- did alot of research on various topics...
· movies I saw
I saw just about everything that came out for 2004!
· websites I visited
- Urban Smarts of course!
- Sandboxautomatic.com
- rap.de
- ugrap.de
- allhiphop.com
- hiphopsite.com
- undergroundhiphop.com
- daybydayent.com
- definitivejux.net
- i-jonez.com
- migente.com
- blackplanet.com
· foods I ate
strictly Ital! Vegetarian/vegan foods only
· things that made me smile
Dave Chappell
· things that made me go hmm
Fahrenheit 9/11
· things that made me cringe
the 2004 Presidential Campaign
· best moment(s) of 2004
there were alot of best moments for me this year that I can give thanks for, so it's hard to say the best moment.
· worst moment(s) of 2004
- my pop's dies (R.I.P.)
- after my pops dies the hurricanes hit Florida and my mom having to deal with that alone until my sister and I could visit
· what I'd like to see in 2005
- more opportunity's to grow and build!
- more people being concious to their surroundings and to what's going on! Wake up people!
· what I don't want to see in 2005
the same problems that happen every year and never change!
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
even more of a multi-million dollar buisness!
· my new years resolutions
the same as last year; I don't make any! I just try and live my life to the fullest each year and work slowly on the things I want to change each day!
Happy New Year's People! Cop my album "Longevity" dropping in 2005!

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