• Lotus Flower Bomb from Wale Featuring Miguel
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    Lotus Flower Bomb from Wale Featuring Miguel

    Welcome to another Thursday as that means we’re closer to the weekend. As always, I’ll let you know what was on my playlist for the past week. The new Judas and the Messiah soundtrack and Jaheim’s Ghetto Classics kicked things off. Savage Life 2 from Webbie, UGK’s Super Tight and MC Ren’s Ruthless for Life were just a few joints played. The final album I’ll mention is where my featured Throwback Thursday will be coming. The album is Ambition from none other than Wale. Wale is one of the more underrated and underappreciated rappers over the last decade. Wale can spit and he talks a lot of real stuff in…

  • The Fugees Dropped The Score 25 Years Ago Today
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    The Fugees Dropped The Score 25 Years Ago Today

    February 13, 1996 will always be one of the biggest days in hip hop history. 2Pac released his All Eyez On Me joint and the Fugees dropped the Score also. All Eyez On Me has been talked about ever since. The Score from the Fugees went on to sell over 20 million copies worldwide. Unfortunately, Lauryn Hill, Wyclef and Pras never recorded another album again. The Score has appeared on numerous greatest albums lists. The Fugees went on to win a Grammy for the Best Rap album also. Fu-Gee-La was their first single and it was released in December of 1995. Fu-Gee-La went on to go gold and people were…

  • Ahmad Back in the Day for Throwback Thursday
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    Ahmad Back in the Day for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that means we are closer to the weekend. 2Pac’s Loyal to the Game, P. Diddy’s No Way Out and Red Gone Wild by Redman. The debut joint from Fatal Hussein, Gambino Family’s only No Limit album and The Darskide by Fat Joe highlighted my playlist. As you can see, there are a lot to pick from again this week. Ahmad was another album that was played this past week. We going back to 1994 and he released his self-titled album. The highlight of the album was the classic, Back in the Day track. Back in the Day was featured on my 1994 Hip Hop compilation.…

  • Jeezy Get Ya Mind Right for Throwback Thursday
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    Jeezy Get Ya Mind Right for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that means we are closer to the weekend. This week, I’ve been back on my regular routine now that I’m out of Covid protocol. Memphis Bleek’s debut joint, the E. 1999 Eternal classic from Bone and the Friday Soundtrack started my week. The new 2 Chainz, an underrated album from Pistol and Black Mafia from Steady Mobb’n was also played. For my Throwback Thursday, I’m going in another direction with one of my favorite albums ever. Let’s Get It: Thug Motivation 101 is one of those projects you can play from the beginning to end without skipping a track. With an album like Thug Motivation…

  • Kool G. Rap Fast Life Featuring Nas for Throwback Thursday
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    Kool G. Rap Fast Life Featuring Nas for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, which means we are closer to the weekend. Once again, I’ve been stuck home due to COVID protocols. My playlist this week consisted of only four albums. Quik is the Name from DJ Quik, The Lost Tapes 2 by Nas and the Call Me D-Nice project. The final album was from the legendary Kool G. Rap and his 4,5,6 joint. Kool G. Rap is one of the illest MCs to ever touch the mic. Earlier in his career, Kool G. Rap was a part of the legendary Juice Crew. Kool G. Rap went on to influence the likes of the Notorious Big, Nas, Jay-Z and many…

  • Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 25
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    Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood Turns 25

    Back in the 90s, we were really spoiled when it came to music. We had some of the best hip hop and R&B music that continues to be celebrated till this day. Back then, the movie soundtracks were something to look for with so many classics being dropped. We had classics like Above the Rim, I’m Bout It, Friday, Murder Was the Case and Sunset Park. One of the craziest movies during that era was one featuring the Wayans Brothers. Don’t Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood was the movie and soundtrack. The Wu Tang Clan, Jodeci, Lost Boyz, Lil Kim, Mobb Deep,…