Jay Smooth Archives

(Spotted via Colorlines) In the vid above, Ill Doctrine’s JaySmooth pays tribute to the fallen Nathaniel Hale AKA Nate Dogg– crediting the legendary hip-hop hook-man who succeeded in creating a space for soul to take root between rap verses paving the way for R&B thugs everywhere. However, Smooth’s reverence for the hip-hop’s soulman and his Read More

Jay‘s face @ 1:13 is priceless. Also, Jay probably doesn’t know it’s Jamelle‘s birthday, but I’d like to think that the beat at the end was a gift to Jam-Rock. UPDATE: Over at NilDoctrine, Jay apologizes for the seizure joke.

We are the World Haiti 25 — whose presence at the top of the singles chart is as damning a refutation of democracy’s plausibility as you’ll ever see — is so awful that it nearly prompted Jay Smooth to shutter his website. Jon Pareles reviews the song, and notes the chasm in vocal ability between Read More