Nico is wrapping up our Feed the Beast promotion strong–to make up for missed time, Nico dropped 2 more tracks this week for Feed the Beast Week 9. This time, he bodies Ashanti’s “Only You.” After we recorded this song, I wondered why the hell Ashanti gets better beats per release than most rappers. Asides from that bullshit “One More Chance” song, her beats are usually pretty ill, even for a woman with sideburns (to paraphrase Lloyd Banks). If Nas had Ashanti’s beats, he’d be Steve McQueen and people wouldn’t be ready to plant a pipebomb under Jeff’s car.
In a totally unreletad requiem, Michael Ian Black, one of the contributors to my personality and love of crown molding, has an excellent interview over at The AV Club. I’m heading to the shore next weekend and will bludgeon myself if I don’t pick up his new book My Custom Van…and 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face for the trip to Cape May.
And FINALLY good reader, I need your assistance. This Saturday, I’ve been invited to a birthday party where people are required to dress like musicians, alive or dead. Since this party will be infested with early 20 somethings from South Jersey, dressing up as Leonard Cohen probably won’t do wonders for me.
With that in mind, I need YOUR help–who should I dress as? I don’t want to spend more than $20 on getting an outfit together. The best entry will get a free shipment of Beat Garden goodies (read: my junk mail) shipped directly to your home. And I’ll make sure a picture is posted. The last time I did this, the results were award-winning. Here’s me as Rob Base in October 2005:
Can you top that?