Matt Damon returns to his defining role in this passable reboot of the Bourne franchise
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In fact, only one bum note brings back the question of authenticity...
To please the crowd isn't necessarily the done thing in hip-hop, as a little antagonism goes a long way. But, a mission to bring back the days of Afrika Bambaataa's Soul Sonic Force (when the practitioners were slightly more multicultural and a lot less nihilistic) goes hand in hand with stagecraft.
As for the ability of live players to replicate the stutter beat of Barrington Levy's 'Here I Come' or the bass drone of Boogie Down Productions' 'Stop The Violence', well that's excellent. To approximate a DJ Premier soundscape on 'BEP Empire', though, is just superlative.
In fact, only one bum note brings back the question of authenticity, as an onstage diss of their competitors, though impassioned, seems a bit prickly and sour.
The long-running franchise's latest instalment "might be the summer's most satisfying blockbuster"
With Skepta and Stormzy dragging hard lyricism into the mainstream, Flowdan’s blunt rap suddenly feels on trend
The Canadian band bring little to the table with their second album of meat-and-potatoes tunes
Please, let this fifth Ice Age film be the last