• 2Pac Until the End of Time Turns 20 Years Old Today
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    2Pac Until the End of Time Turns 20 Years Old Today

    It’s hard to believe that on September 13th of this year will mark the 25th anniversary of Pac passing. Before his passing, Pac released 4 solo albums, Thug Life and countless appearances. One thing you hear about Pac after his passing was his crazy work ethic. More music came about from Pac after death then he released while alive. One of those gems was his album, Until the End of Time. The double album was his seventh total and third posthumous release. Makaveli was the first and R U Still Down? (Remember Me) was the second. Until the End of Time debuted number one and it sold over 426,000 copies…

  • Busta Rhymes The Coming
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    The Coming From Busta Rhymes Turns 25 Years Old Today

    Busta Rhymes has been a staple of hip hop for 30 years now. Before we knew him as the legend he is today, he was a part of the Leaders of the New School. They released a pair of albums in the 1991 and 1993. Busta got his big break when he appeared on the smash-hit Scenario by Tribe Called Quest. Busta had the charisma and energy that people gravitated to. In 1996, he released his debut album, The Coming. Before that, he appeared on the Flava in Ya Ear Remix which was huge when it was released. The Coming eventually went platinum as his single, Whoo Hah! Got You…

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    Touch the Sky Kanye West Featuring Lupe Fiasco

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of a little bit of everything as usual. Until the End of Time by 2Pac, The Coming from Busta Rhymes and a mixtape from the Realest started things. Street Wars 8, Maino and Cam’Rom’s debut, Scarface Deeply Rooted and the Dayton Family was also played. The final album I’ll mention with have my featured Throwback Thursday track. Late Registration from Kanye West is the album and Touch the Sky is the joint. Touch the Sky featured a young lyricist at the time by the name of Lupe Fiasco. The following year Lupe…

  • Raekwon and Ghostface Heaven & Hell for Throwback Thursday
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    Raekwon and Ghostface Heaven & Hell for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, which mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week consisted of Westside Connection, Loyal to the Game by 2Pac and the Hot Boys debut album. E40’s Hall of Game, Tank’s debut and Rated G from Top Authority are other projects that got played. We are going in another direction for this one. We have a new Verzuz taking place this Saturday between Ghostface and Raekwon. Raekwon the Chef will battle Ghostface Killah in what should be an epic Verzuz. It’s hard to believe that it’s almost been 30 years since the 36 Chambers dropped. Raekwon and Ghostface have always been with one another…

  • Crime Boss Put Em Up for Throwback Thursday
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    Crime Boss Put Em Up for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlists this week consisted of a couple of Pac mixtapes, Mixtape Messiah 4 by Chamillionaire and Jaheim’s debut joint. Lil Jon Crunkest Hits, Hell on Earth from Mobb Deep and the New Jack City Soundtrack. Speaking of New Jack City, this week marks the 30th anniversary of the classic movie and soundtrack. The final album played was a joint effort from Lil Flip & Crime Boss. Crime Boss was one of the fixtures on Suave House Records along with 8Ball & MJG. In 1994, Crime Boss dropped the southern classic, All in the Game which is…

  • 2Pac Ambitionz Az A Ridah for Throwback Thursday
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    2Pac Ambitionz Az A Ridah for Throwback Thursday

      Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. My playlist this week was highlighted by personal mixtapes for UGK, Jay-Z and 8Ball & MJG. The Show Soundtrack, Bobby Valentino’s debut joint, Pre-Release Therapy from Ludacris and Green Lantern was also played. C-Murder’s Trapped in Crime and Please Hammer Don’t Hurt Em was on the list. The first album of the week has a track that will be my featured Throwback Thursday track. The album is All Eyez on Me and it’s hard to believe it’s been 25 years since its release. If you follow me, you already know how big of 2Pac fan I…