Yes, I realize this headline is probably a bit misleading and a bit offensive for the people of Michigan, but I don’t care.
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WZRD (Kid Cudi & Dot da Genius)
Kid Cudi has been systematically trifling away any amount of goodwill that I may have originally had for him (meaning I am not a member of this fanpage). First, Cudi followed up his take-the-world-by-storm debut with a lackluster, albeit not terrible, sophomore album. Then, maybe through no fault of his own, Cudi’s character on HBO’s How to Make it in America became simply intolerable in the second season. I mean, come on, who wants to watch a respectable hip-hop artist portray a pot dealer for Manhattan’s elite who delivers said weed under the guise of a dog walker. He also transitioned from a smooth operator to a whimpering puddle of emotion who decides to date one of his best friend’s exes, which is pretty incestuous and sad. And now, Cudi has brought us WZRD to complete his transition to a Drake-like cautionary figure of the wussification of hip-hop.
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While doing some light reading out of his wife’s diet magazines one evening, Wes discovered a brilliant scheme for us to rip off for a new LxL segment. Thus, today I am bringing you LxL’s first of many, “This NOT That” write-ups. Basically, we take a quick look at what is topping the charts and offer alternatives that we believe are healthier, more choice options for our readers to be listening too. Our goal is to trash a bit on the modern rubbish that is currently out-performing a few of the lesser-known, yet better options. So below are three selections from the current “Top 40” lists that I thought were especially appalling. One single, one album, and one music video. Let’s talk healthy listening …
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Well, we are just about two weeks into this whole LxL thing, so on behalf of Wes, Todd, and me I would like to thank anyone who finds our work interesting enough to read. We are enjoying the whole process of seeing what works, what needs work, and what should have been a stain on the sheets instead of a fully formed idea. Nevertheless, thanks for the patience.
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