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· best albums
- Mannie Fresh "The Mind Of Mannie Fresh" (dropped the very end of '04, so it still counts for '05)
- J-Zone "Gimme Dat Beat Fool!" (Self promotion, stupid)
- Da Beatminerz "Fully Loaded Wit Static"
- DJ Quik "Trauma"
- Casual "Smash Rockwell"
· albums I listened to
- the five I named above
- The Game "The Documentary"
- Sadat X "Experience & Education"
- Copywrite "Cruise Control Mixtape"
- Access Immortal "Shades Of Reality"
- and a bucha old shit, this is for 2005 so I only named 2005 albums
· best songs
- J-Zone & Celph Titled (Bo$$ Hog Barbarian$) "Hog Luv"
- Suga Free "Pimpin In The Year 3000"
- Casual "Say That Then"
- J-Zone featuring Eazy-E "Rockaway & Crenshaw"
- DJ Quik "When Jesus Comes"
- Mike Jones "Back Then"
- Pumpkinhead "Alkaline & Acid"
- Saigon "I'm Gone"
· best producers
- J-Zone (mo' promotion, fuck it!!!!)
- Jake One
- Da Beatminerz
- Just Blaze
- Mannie Fresh
- Danger Mouse
· best emcee / lyrics
- Sean Price
- Celph Titled
- Casual
- Suga Free
- Saigon
· favorite artwork
- J-Zone "Gimme Dat Beat Fool!" (What up E! No barcode & 2 panel insert, biiiiitch.)
· biggest surprise
- me and Celph Titled finished the Bo$$ Hog Barbarian$ LP before our deadline
- the Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks are playin so well
- my sportswriter gig got off the ground (big up Bobbito and Bounce Magazine)
· biggest disappointment
- the albums that were critically acclaimed, but I'm not gonna waste time hatin
- people still taking music too serious
- NY Knicks' offseason trades
- women still thinking flirtin and showin their ass will get me to buy 'em drinks. Bitch pleeze, recognize!
· books I read
- "Rakim Told Me" by Brian Coleman
- "Pimp" by Iceberg Slim (for the 3rd time)
- "Whoreson" by Donald Goines (for the 5th time)
· movies I saw
- Hustle & Flow
- Paid In Full
- Harry O: Such Dust As Dreams Are Made On
· websites I visited
- zonesite.net
- epguides.com
- psal.org
- myspace.com
- hiphopsite.com
- nba.com
· things that made me smile
- gettin hired to do music for a porno
- my song getting used in the ESPN celebrity all-star basketball game
- my Atlanta trip in April
- my Florida trip in May
- The Bo$$ Hog Barbarian$, bitch!
- doin' a lecture at my old college
- fans that showed appreciation for what I do and gettin respect from people I respect
- the Knicks getting booed every game at Madison Square Garden
- a titty fuck from a girl with DD's. What a feeling!
- 2005-06 basketball season
- Project Pat is free!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
- I survived 2005 (if I'm still alive when this is posted)
- "What's Happening!!" is back on TV
- American Life TV station
· things that made me go hmm
- non-rapping career endeavors that you can do when you're 50 years old
· things that made me cringe
- Hurricane Katrina and the way the relief efforts were handled
- people wanting me to go back to doing beats just like my first 3 albums (fuck no!!)
- the Spurs winning the 2005 NBA Championships
- Greyhound bus leaving me stranded in Virginia and taking my luggage (fuck buses)
- 85% of the women I met/dated/dealt with (fuck y'all punk ass tramp biiiiitches)
- my knee injury
- an ear infection that lasted 2 weeks...and having to travel/perform with it.
- increased health insurance costs
- a black cloud/depression that lasted all summer
- the way I felt the morning after me, Majik Most, Celph Titled and DJ Fisher went out drinking in Tampa. I threw up all over the handicapped bathroom stall in Tampa Airport
- the further gentrification of NYC (thank God it didn't hit Jamaica, Queens!)
- Hippies bumpin Dipset and Mike Jones...I dunno, it looks funny, haha
· best moment(s) of 2004
- playing the final version of the Bo$$ Hog Barbarian$ album in the car. We did it!
· worst moment(s) of 2004
- too many. But the worst had to be watching my bus leave without me through the bathroom window of the rest stop while I was takin a leak. Then tryin to chase it 3 blocks with a bad knee and seeing it pull off onto the highway with all my luggage on it and I had a show to do in 4 hours...and I was stranded in some small ass town in Virginia. FUCK GREYHOUND!!!!!!!!
· what I'd like to see in 2005
- Greyhound go bankrupt
- people stop askin me to go back to beats like I made 5 years ago
- people stop askin me about Lucy Liu
- Bo$$ Hog Domination!
- myself back on the basketball court
- the Spurs NOT win the NBA Finals
- women that aren't chickenhead bird brain nutcase bitches!
- good health and success for myself and everybody I'm down with
- my Grandmother keep her bad attitude and spunk
- more gigs doin' music for pornos, TV, etc.
- more basketball journalism gigs
- my bank account grow
- an overall better year than 2005
· what I don't want to see in 2005
- a repeat of 2005
· hip hop in 2005 will be...
- who gives a fuck? If you make music: do what you like. If you a fan: listen to what you like. That's it.
· my new years resolutions
- resolutions are made to be broken

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