I haven't looked out for his stuff for a long time but I always respected his articulacy and attitude. I really used to like this one, which was the first tune he had that broke in the UK...
And it was a pleasure hearing him chat with Alex Jones: yup, we'd all like the first black US president to be cool, but it's just not lookign
Personal reminiscence... I used to work on cruise ships, and one of the weeks we had what was called the "911 cruise" (this was back in about 97/98
before those figures took on tragic significance). Basically, about half the passengers were from Toronto's 911 services - police, firemen,
Anyway, the DJ, although a nice young lad (but a bit dim and vain, tbh), had no clue about hip-hop and I got him to play "sound of da police" before
retiring swiftly to a safe distance. It was only a matter of a few seconds before a very, very large man came over and threatened immediate physical
violence if he didn't take it off. Myself and the sound engineer were wetting ourselves.
Anyway, thanks for posting the show.