Monday, May 11, 2009

Artist Spotlight - Slaughterhouse

"I ain't lyin', sir,
You ain't gotta watch Tim Duncan jump to see a flyin' Spur.
Bentley boy, no it's not "H to the Izzo,"
But I push Buddens like Jay shoulda did Joe.
People's choice, the voice of my time,
with Royce Da 5'9", we boys and night shine.
I let Joell poison my mind,
Grab a silencer and kill y'all noise with my 9!"
- Crooked I

For all I care you can call this group Tahiry's Boyfriend and his Homies or TBAHH for short. It doesn't really matter. The fact remains that they may not be household names, but they are a supergroup. Internet cats know how they get down. Wale knows how much love Nahright shows these cats and for good reason. Joell Ortiz, Crooked I, Joe Budden, and Royce 5'9 formed Slaughterhouse in 2008 and have ripped clubs, radio shows, and tracks with a passion ever since. JoeBuddenTV showed early videos of these guys meeting up and discussing the possibility of forming a group. Even with Joe and Royce not being the best of friends, they put their differences aside and combined their talents. The first song they did was called "Slaughterhouse" and it was featured on Joe's Halfway House mixtape. I've been trying to tell anyone that will listen that you can't listen to their songs and honestly tell me that you can name a rapper that consistently goes harder. These cats do not take verses off!! The group should be having an album coming soon as well as many more freestyles and songs.

My Personal Slaughterhouse Soundtrack:

Wack MC's
Slaughterhouse feat. Nino Bless
Move On (video below)
Fight Klub

Slaughterhouse -"Move On" Directed By John Colombo from john colombo on Vimeo.


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T-Smitty said...

I'm still waiting for YOU to tell ME who is spitting better bars in 2009. Consistently impressing you whenever you hear him/her rap. Who you got?