Tag: classic

August 30, 2018 /

Obey gravity because it’s a must for you.

Da Bush Babees had a lot of potential.

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June 21, 2018 /

The Nonce is one of those groups who, if you know, you know. But if you don’t, hey, I’m here to share the goodness.

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April 19, 2018 /

So before the storied and lengthy career and massive critical acclaim, before Black Thought was proving he was the GOAT, before ?uestlove was the keeper of the culture and the beats, and before they were Jimmy Fallon‘s house band, The Roots was a unique rap act coming out of Philly, and in the early ’90s right when East Coast hip-hop was taking on a jazz-influenced style, The Roots went all the way in, employing live instruments like horns and pianos.

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August 31, 2017 /

Don’t worry, it’s not as cold as the title makes it out to be. It’s pretty cold, but not that cold.

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March 2, 2017 /

Dayton does not play when it comes to funk. There’s something about the the western Ohio locale which makes it so conducive to good music.

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September 15, 2016 /

You know what you need to learn? Old school artists don’t always burn. You’re just another rapper who’s had his turn, now it’s my turn, and I am concerned…

KRS-One was monumental to my come up as a hip-hop head.

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May 26, 2016 /

While as not as well known as some of their contemporaries of late ‘80s hip-hop, the Ultramagnetic MCs brought some unique stuff to the table.

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April 20, 2016 /
March 30, 2016 /

“You’re about to witness the strength of street knowledge.”

And with that, popular music changed forever.

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October 15, 2015 /

Honestly? The reason why it took me so damn long to get around to speaking about Pete Rock & CL Smooth, lowkey one of the nicest duos hip-hop music has ever seen, is because it’s truly too damn difficult to pick one song to introduce them.

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