Verbal E of The Chapter (check
the debut album "Us vs. Them" will drop February 2005
· best albums
- Kanye West "The College Dropout"
- OutKast "Speakerboxxx /The Love Below"
- Jill Scott "Beautiful Human"
- De La Soul "The Grind Date"
- The Foreign Exchange "Connected"
- Masta Ace "A Long Hot Summer"
- The Roots "The Tipping Point"
· albums I listened to
- Madvillan "Madvillainy"
- Slum Village "Detroit Deli"
- Okayplayer presents "True Notes Vol. 1"
- Little Brother "Chittlin' Circuit Mix Tape"
- Edo.G & Pete Rock "My Own Worst Enemy"
- Talib Kweli "Beautiful Struggle Mix Tape Vol. 1"
· best songs
- The Roots "Star"
- Kanye West "Spaceship"
- De La Soul feat. MF Doom "Rock Co.Kane Flow"
- The Foreign Exchange "Come Around"
· best beats
- Masta Ace "Beautiful" (I f@#kin’ love that beat, thanks Koolade)
- The Foreign Exchange "Raw Life"
- Jean Grae "Fall Back"
- Fabulous "Breathe"
- Mos Def "Sunshine"
· best producers
- Kanye West (Chi-town stand up!)
- Nicolay
- 3Sixty (The Devil’s Den’s very own)
- J. Dilla
- Scott Storch
- Just Blaze
- Darp Malone
- Will.I.Am
· best emcee / lyrics
- Rakim (just because he is)
- KRS-One
- Elzhi (most slept on and lyrically untouchable)
- Talib Kweli
- Supastition
- Posdenus/Wunda Y/Merce (Super emcee)
- E-Dot
- Black Thought
- Eminem
- Andre 3000
- Jay-Z
- E-Rule (you out there?)
· favorite artwork
framed poster of Jordan dunking
· favorite labels
- TVT Records… YEAAH!
- Okayplayer Records (wink, wink)
- LaFace
· biggest surprise
- just heard Kanye West got 10 Grammy nominations
- my daughter Nahzy’s (4 y/o) teacher said she was a perfect angel…Wow!
· biggest disappointment
it only got up to 123 degrees in Vegas this summer. I was hopin’ to get into the Guiness Book of World Records
· books I read
- Malcolm X "Autobiography of Malcom X"
- "Dora’s Wonderful World of somethin’ err other"
· movies I saw
- The Cooler
- The Incredibles
- Ray ("Oh I’mmo make it do what it do, baby")
- Man on Fire
- I Robot
- Something the Lord Made (gotta luv Mos for that one)
· websites I visited
· foods I ate
- lots of salmon
- banana cream cheese cake
- bbq chicken
· things that made me smile
watching the Chapelle Show when he did that skit about Bush and how black people see Bush "That nigga tried to kill my faaather!" lol lol . (The funniest sh*t since Eddie and Richard)
· things that made me go hmm
can you imagine a day when Fathers are of more valuable than the checks they can write on a monthly basis to disgruntled women who try to keep... oh I’m sorry felt another Ahkil Hill moment coming on
· things that made me cringe
watching the Bulls, Bears, Blackhawks, Sox, and Cubs get pimp slapped by the rest of the whole free world. Shameful
· best moment(s) of 2004
the morning of November 2nd when we knew it wasn’t no way in the world little Georgie was gonna be around to fuck up no more lives and bomb no more brown people
· worst moment(s) of 2004
slowly coming to the realization that not only Nevada, but the whole rest of the country was Bloods. (banging just don't happen in the hood!!!!)
· what I'd like to see in 2005
I’d like to see my baby girls more often
· what I don't want to see in 2005
no more stupid ass reality tv shows. enough already!
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
evolving, growing, challenging, fun, dumb, stereotypical, embarrassing, enlightening, prosperous, rebellious, and no doubt the blame for every social ill in America
· my new years resolutions
come on, man: if you gotta wait on new year's to make a move, I got a late pass for yo ass

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