The STiXX List

It’s coming towards the end of the year and what are everyone’s favourite topic starters? Lists, and here I am with one, but with a little twist. A lot of sites often have a panel of people who listen to a majority of music throughout the year and when it’s winding down, they all come together and compile what they liked and throw it into a Top 10, 50, or in an odd case – 99 (shoutout to Ellhah). Now, I don’t exactly have the luxury of having a lot of people to sit down with and discuss what was great and all that, since (well, you know), it’s just me, myself, and I that watches the movies, listens to the music and is left to critique it. I’m perfectly fine with it that way, so there’s obviously the circumstance that it’ll be a major difference than just whatever list you’ve read online (that’s my word). Now, 27 is my favourite number, so why not choose 27 of my favourite things between music and movies? This isn’t going to be your everyday “pick what was popular” list – it’s different, it’s me, it’s quite the read, so do enjoy. Keep in mind that this is in no particular order, because it can fluctuate on a daily basis.


Mixtapes & Albums

1. Wolf – Tyler, The Creator
2. No Poison No Paradise – Black Milk
3. Innanetape – Vic Mensa
4. Acid Rap – Chance The Rapper
5. Avalanche – Quadron
6. My Name Is My Name – Pusha T
7. OLD – Danny Brown
8. The Great GatZby – Chuuwee & Shae Moneybags
9. In My Opinion – Rich Kidd
10. Because The Internet – Childish Gambino
11. The 20/20 Experience Part 1 – Justin Timberlake
12. Born Sinner – J.Cole
13. King Remembered In Time – Big K.R.I.T
14. Anything In Return – Toro Y Moi

Honourable Mentions: The Electric Lady – Janelle Monae, Another Man’s Treasure – Big Bad Baragon, Black Box – DUBB, Come As You Are – Audio Push, Watching Movies With The Sound Off – Mac Miller, Black Water – Tinashe, Sail Out – Jhene Aiko, An Ode To Reasonable Doubt – Skyzoo, Crenshaw – Nipsey Hussle, 44108 – King Chip

1. Star Trek: Into Darkness
2. Now You See Me
3. The Place Beyond The Pines
4. Fruitvale Station
5. 12 Years A Slave
6. Despicable Me 2
7. Gravity
8. Side Effects
9. Monsters University
10. Elysium
11. Don Jon
12. Captain Phillips
13. Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Honourable Mentions: Dallas Buyers Club, 21 Jump Street, This Is The End, Rush, Out of the Furnace, Man of Steel

          Again, this is in no particular order and if you’re still wondering why some of your favourites or the expected projects didn’t show up – simply enough, I didn’t like them enough. There’s a lot of music slated to drop in 2014, so the opportunity for new favourites will emerge. Who’ll make the list? I have no idea, but maybe some surprises will show up. But, until then

That’s My Word & It STiXX

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