You might think an intense jealousy of NWA was a thin thematic conceit on which to launch an entire career. And you’d be right. However, Mr. Dog‘s* major label debut was a one-dimensional masterpiece of sorts, even if the album’s 2nd best track, “Step To Me” is virtually a rewrite of the better known “Fuck Compton”. I’d never seen the video before, but I’m blown away by the burning (LA) Raiders jerseys, the tugging of LA Kings sweaters (say it ain’t so, Great One) and most of all, the spot-on impersonation of Michel’le.

(*- NY Times styleguide)