Friday 18 Apr
 
 

Odyssey of the mind

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.

twistedrootgallery.com

208-4288

$10

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Frndz with benefits

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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Saddle up

Horse Thief with Deerpeople and Pageantry

8:30 p.m. Friday

ACM@UCO Performance Lab

329 E. Sheridan Ave.

acm-uco.com

974-4700

$5-$8

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High heaven

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House

$5

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Darkened tones

Chevelle with Nothing More and Middle Class Rut

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$24-$29

04/09/2014 | Comments 0
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Swizz Beatz - One Man Band Man


None September 6th, 2007

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Universal

Hey, guess what? Just because you can flip enough knobs in a studio to make beats for other hip-hop artists doesn't mean you can or need to make an album of your own.

 

But New York producer, beat-maker and studio guru Swizz Beats didn't learn from his 2002 mistake "Presents G.H.E.T.T.O. Stories," and is trying again with this follow-up.

 

Swizz Beatz, who was born Kasseem Dean, is hardly a one-man band. With a long list of guest performers' ranging from R. Kelly and Jadakiss to Chris Martin from the band Coldplay' featured on the disc, it's clear that Swizz isn't man enough to carry an album.

 

"It's Me Bitches," edited on the radio and in other PG settings as "It's Me Snitches," is the first single to be released from the record and is already an MTV and loud-car-stereo staple. It's bouncy, energetic and a good disposable summer club-banger.

 

It's albums like "One Man Band Man" that make you thank the gods for the Internet, and the ability to pay less than $1 for a song, and save your $15 for rap albums that actually break some new ground.

 

"”Joe Wertz

 
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