“He Comes” by De La Soul feat. Ghostface Killah (2004)

One major way that hip-hop is different from all other types of music is that a single verse can turn a track from good to “holy shit”. Case in point: Ghostface Killah’s absolutely bonkers verse on De La Soul’s 2004 album cut “He Comes”. Trugoy and Pos are great rappers; by 2004 they’d come a… Read More “He Comes” by De La Soul feat. Ghostface Killah (2004)

“All These Things That I’ve Done” by The Killers (2004)

I’ve warmed to “Mr. Brightside” after 13 years of exposure via radio and having heard a friend (or groups of friends) sing it every time I’ve found myself in a karaoke establishment since its release. It’s still not as good as “All These Things That I’ve Done”. The Killers are a little too theater-school dramatic for my… Read More “All These Things That I’ve Done” by The Killers (2004)