60. The Grouch - "Artsy"
While there's a new wave of abhorrence for ringtone rap and Auto-Tune, let's not forget the true enemy of humanity: overly artsy people. [Video]
58. Blu - "It's Okay" Pt.1
The sly wit and amazing insight of Blu's lyrics are in full display on "It's Okay," as the Cali MC recalls every single dumb activity from his teenage years. [Audio]
Racial profiling abounds, complacency rules, the world is going to hell in a basket, and these angry realists want you to give a sh*t? "Between the greenhouse gases and the earth spinning off its axis/got mother nature doing backflips."
This AZ-assisted heater will make you forget all the misfires on the crappy Brooklyn's Don Diva. Both Crooklyn MCs hold their own on the lyrical end, but Statik Selektah's heartwarming concoction is a show-stealer.
52. Jay Electronica - "Exhibit A (Transformations)"
Jay Electronica exhibits some lyrical ingenuity over this hard-hitting Just Blaze beat. [Video