Category: CunninLynguists

CunninLynguists – Strange Journey Volume Three

Strange Journey Volume Three is the third in a series of mixtapes by underground hip hop group CunninLynguists. I do not listen to very much hip hop, so I was under the impression that mixtapes were merely remixes of prior songs; however, this is not the case. This album loosely tells the story of some alien travelers visiting Earth on a spaceship controlled by a humorous computer lady called Miley 3000. Every song on this album features other hip hop artists, such as Aesop Rock, Murs, Sadistik, Del the Funky Homosapien, among others. These artists seem to be more prominent than Kno, Natti, and Deacon the Villain of CunninLynguists, but perhaps that is the purpose of this (more…)

CunninLynguists – Oneirology

CunninLynguists is basically the only hip-hop group that I currently listen to. This group consists of Deacon the Villain, Kno, and Natti, who hail from Georgia and Kentucky. This semi-underground hip-hop generally lacks the traits that I have found repugnant in more mainstream rap and hip-hop. There is hardly any mention of the classless pimping of hoes and clubbing. Instead, what is heard is intelligent lyrics and vocabulary. Oneirology is an album about dreams as the listener is taken through the dreams of the (more…)