Tag: old school

October 25, 2019 /

Bruh, WC has been in the cut for a minute!

There’s something about Los Angeles gangsta rap in that brief, but extremely innovative period after N.W.A.

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April 26, 2019 /

Sometimes I sit back and wonder if the rapper Rakim was an English major in a past life…you know, without the pretentiousness, the laziness, or the bullshit (oh, how we bullshit!).

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April 13, 2018 /

Ayo, Dizzy Gillespie plays the sax / Me, myself I love to max / Redbone cuties I’m out to wax / Stick up kids is out to tax!

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March 11, 2016 /

Go on and let this one play for a minute. Sounds familiar? If you’re a hip-hop fan, you already know, but if you don’t?

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June 12, 2015 /

I’m convinced: In order to have a great album you need to have an electronic WHOOSH sound for the introduction.

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January 24, 2013 /

Mary, Mary…WHY YA BUGGIN?

Run-D.M.C. played a role in my transformation from mild-mannered scrub to lifelong Hip-Hop addict and voracious music fiend (and also a slightly older scrub).

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April 5, 2012 /

On my desktop right now I have a fat stack of (digital) albums. I tend to go on wild downloading binges (legally), picking up projects which catch the eye.  

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