Playlistic :: Dime Digest: Music Monday – July 12, 2010

I left you all with a drought, and so now: a Music Monday deluge. The sirens crafted a playlist of divine proportions today, one so glorious I couldn’t possibly keep it to myself. Truth is stranger than fiction, and mythology makes for reality’s greatest musings… Art is expressed reaction to good and evil; Pandora: the…

Unforgettable, Vol. 11: Lupe Fiasco – The Cool

Whatever it was that N.E.R.D. was in search of: Lupe Fiasco found with his 2007 release The Cool. What is Cool? Cool is a living contradiction. Lupe doesn’t avoid the nature of Cool – he clutches to it like an insomniac to the other side of the pillow. This album lives The Cool through and…

Playlistic :: Music Monday: Sounds from the Summit

In light of the MTV premiere of Summit on the Summit Grammy-nominated musician, philanthropist, and “actionist” Kenna has organized an expedition to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise awareness of the billion people worldwide who lack access to clean drinking water. The climb will not only raise awareness of the global clean water crisis,…

Distriction Playlistic: Wale’s Latest & Greatest

Mr. DMV is rolling through 9:30 tonight; after trekking the country, he’s bringing Go-Go home again. So before the District — or at least the DC blogger/DJ twitterati — flood V St., a brief latest and greatest … Latest: Wale enlisted the help of Lady Gaga, The Factory 2.0 herself, for “Chillin’,” whose well-anticipated video…

Playlistic :: The Gold Post: 100 Kept

Finally, the century mark. It’s times like this when you recap to the beginning and where it all began. So: a playlist paying tribute to where it always begins — home. (Actually, I stumbled across “City is Mine,” and decided to put together a city playlist. It just so happened to be The Dime’s 100th…