Air

More apt to cite stately rock paragons Burt Bacharach and Brian Wilson as their inspirations than Derrick May or Aphex Twin, the French duo Air gained inclusion into the late-’90s electronica surge due chiefly to the labels their recordings appeared on, not the actual music they produced. Their sound, a variant of the classic disco …

Busta Rhymes – Extinction Level Event

Artist: Busta Rhymes Title: Extinction Level Event Label: Elektra Rating: 8.5/10 Busta spreads propaganda like butter and his rhymes are just as smooth. Calling out to the cities across the nation to rise to his power, “Everybody Rise” is the quintessential gnarling Busta. He is one of the rare artists who can continually use hooks …