2014 Mixtape AKA Please, No Photos

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#2014Favs “@SouthsideVic: What do we want? "JUSTICE!" When do we want it? "UNDELAY, UNDELAY, MAMA EI EI UH OH!" pic.twitter.com/CU9fNWgeoy” — Nayvadius ♊ (@ShadoSolo) December 23, 2014 Man, 2014 was a ride. Too… Continue reading

GHETTO BLASTER VOL. 1

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Summer is upon us. That means we’re all talking about how hot/humid/unbearable it is instead of how cold/windy/unbearable it is. It also means that we’re all spending significantly more time outside. At least,… Continue reading

Jimi Edition: My Top 5 Albums Define My Life: #2 Demon Days

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For the next few weeks, Yung Haaaaahn and I will take a look at our favorite albums and deliver some short stories surrounding our journey with them. We don’t want to just list our… Continue reading

If Blogging Was The Dope Game, We Would Be The Worst Dealers

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I honestly have no clue what I’m about to write, all I know is… I’M ABOUT TO TURN THE F*CK UP (while censoring myself, because I’m a good Christian boy)!!!!!! You have been… Continue reading

Dope Crisis Vol. 3

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Similar to my column over at The Source and one of my favorite Nas lines, this mixtape is most definitely on schedule but not on time. Every now and then I put out… Continue reading

Cory Jreamz – Invictus [Review]

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“Alive/NYC” begins with a familiar James Brown sample from “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine)”, where the Godfather of soul announces to his band that he is ready to “get up”… Continue reading

WE LIVE!

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You can leave your Margielas at the door. Welcome to XXCESS. This site is dedicated to procuring, commenting, and celebrating the most extravagant, ignorant, and hate incurring moments in Hip-Hop. Imagine Kool Keith’s… Continue reading

Native SUNday Review: Maxo Kream – Quicc Strikes

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Tonight marks the second straight week that I’ve delivered on the promise I made to myself to post a review every Sunday; a relatively small victory on the outside, but accounting  for the… Continue reading

Sunday Night Review: City Shawn – Forever

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This past Friday was a horribly disgusting day. I was going to add some flowery poetic language that would have hopefully impressed you enough to comeback, but now, sitting here cringing at the… Continue reading

Sum Sh*t I Wrote

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So, I haven’t been around for awhile, which is bad bad bad form. I apologize. My absence was the result of weekly weekend burnout, not pure laziness, although I will admit that the… Continue reading