After a successful run with last year's Celtics anthem "Who Are We?" - well, successful for the song, at least - Cambridge heavyweights N.B.S. return with "Pats Music" just in time for the NFL playoffs. I don't know a damn thing about football, but I can tell you that this shit hits extremely hard.
Say what you want about latching onto sports teams, but it's clearly one of the best ways for Boston hip-hop artists to gain exposure outside of the regional and underground scenes.
Today in the Globe, Dan Shaughnessy calls Tom Brady's comeback stunner "the best comeback concert since Elvis played the International in Vegas in 1969." (This on throwback night, which meant that Elvis was not on the helmets.) We will refrain from lowering ourselves into Elvis-ese in order to argue whether the NBC '68 comeback special would've been a more appropriate reference -- Dan obviously concluded that the appropriate metaphor was Elvis's return to official live performance following eight years in the wilderness, as opposed to the warmup staged for the cameras.