“Hey Ladies” by Beastie Boys (1989)

As I think I may have mentioned before, I wasn’t the biggest fan of Licensed To Ill-era Beastie Boys. Part of it might’ve been a sense of “oh, now white guys are rapping and you guys are all into it” that I felt from people and couldn’t really articulate as a pre-pubescent. Part of it… Read More “Hey Ladies” by Beastie Boys (1989)

“Hello Goodbye” by The Beatles (1967)

“Hello Goodbye” isn’t one of the Beatles’ more ambitious efforts. It’s a McCartney song about opposites. I mean, if Sesame Street existed back in 1967, it’s not a stretch to think that the Children’s Television Workshop writers could’ve cooked up a similar song. However, its got that tunefulness that’s inherent in just about every Beatles… Read More “Hello Goodbye” by The Beatles (1967)

“Get It Together” by The Beastie Boys feat. Q-Tip (1994)

I’m pretty sure Q-Tip was the first featured rapper on a Beastie Boys track, and that’s gotta count for something. Even though I want to knock “Get It Together” down half a point for Tip’s repeated use of the word “nigga” on a track where the main artists are three white dudes, the song is… Read More “Get It Together” by The Beastie Boys feat. Q-Tip (1994)