Saturday, January 29, 2011

Welcome To The Butcher Shop: An Interview With Kool G Rap


Popularity is not always an accurate way to gauge the impact an artist has had.  The record buying public sometimes overlooks an extraordinary talent because they are neither flamboyant nor easily accessible.  Often times such unsung heroes are revered among their peers.  They inspire them, and in some cases are mimicked by them outright.  While such reverence is not a substitute for monetary success, it usually denotes an artist who is clearly one of the best at his craft.  In hip-hop, such artists are regarded as a “rapper’s rapper.”