• 2Pac 2Pacalypse Now
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    2Pac Released His Debut Album 30 Years Ago Today

    Man time sure does fly by really fast, doesn’t it? We’ve celebrated the 25 year anniversary of Pac’s passing a couple of months ago. It’s hard to believe he dropped 2Pacalypse Now 30 years ago. To give you a broader view, he was recording this revolutionary album when he was 19-years-old. To put that in proper contents, listen to the rappers nowadays that’s in their late teens and early-20s, see the difference? I’m sure if you follow everything on my site, on Instagram, Twitter or know me personally, 2Pac is my all-time favorite. I mean you know it because I say it in all of my stuff. I’ll share a…

  • Makaveli
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    2Pac Released His Makaveli Album 25 Years Ago Today

    What can I say about 2Pac that I haven’t said before; he’s the greatest musician of all-time to me. Despite his passing over 25 years ago, he’s still my biggest idol next to my father. For me, he wasn’t just another rapper or entertainer, but someone that was speaking for me. Like Pac, I’m very outspoken, especially when it comes to social issues or being the voice for people who’s scared to say something. Seeing he passed away on September 13, 1996 I didn’t think he would put out any more music, but I was wrong. Less than two months after he passed, his classic Makaveli album was released. For…

  • Makaveli Hold Ya Head for Throwback Thursday
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    Makaveli Hold Ya Head for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday, which means we are closer to the weekend. My playlist had a little bit of everything as always. We had some new flavor from Don Tolliver and Moneybagg Yo, plus a couple of personal mixes I’ve made. Tela’s Piece of Mind, LL Cool J and his Mr. Smith joint and Coolio’s Gangstas Paradise was also played. Cash Money records was represented with the No Ceilings joint from Wayne and Birdman’s debut solo album. With tomorrow being the 25th anniversary of Tela’s Piece of Mind and 2Pac’s Makaveli album it came down to those two. We all know I’m a huge Pac fan, so we are going…

  • Million Dollar Spot from E-40 Featuring 2Pac and B-Legit
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    Million Dollar Spot from E-40 Featuring 2Pac and B-Legit

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. This should be a special one because many will have a much needed 3-day weekend. Hood Billionaire by Rick Ross, Crime Family from TRU and Checkmate by B.G. were the first played. The Carter 4 from Lil Wayne, about 3 mixtapes, Kane & Abel’s My Brother’s Keepers and HNIC by Prodigy also made the playlist. For my featured Throwback Thursday track, we are going to highlight the Hall of Game joint by E-40. This is probably my favorite project from 40 Water and the track, Rapper’s Ball has already been featured. The album featured his group The…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 2Pac All Eyez On Me
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    Today Marks 25th Anniversary of All Eyez on Me by 2Pac

    If anyone is familiar with my website or follow me on Instagram or Twitter, then you know how much I love music and how much I’ve idolized 2Pac. On February 13, 1996 just a few months after he was released from prison, Pac dropped his monumental, double album All Eyez on Me. Everyone was anticipating the new album after he released his classic, Me Against the World while he was in jail and everyone really wanted to know what he had to say. I remember it was my senior year of high school when the album dropped and I checked into school late because the neighborhood record shop released the…

  • 9 Classic Death Row Records Albums That Should Be in Your Collection
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    9 Classic Death Row Records Albums That Should Be in Your Collection

    Death Row Records is one of the most iconic records labels of all-time of any genre. The label had acts like Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Dogg Pound, 2Pac and many others. Death Row Records have released some of the greatest hip hop albums ever. Death Row Records became a household name back in 1992 when Dr. Dre dropped the Chronic. The following year, Snoop Dogg released his classic debut, Doggystyle. In late-1995, 2Pac dropped his megahit, All Eyez on Me after getting out of prison. The record-breaking label hasn’t been highlighted many times over the years for the right and wrong reasons. In a span of five years, the company…

  • 2Pac Changes for Throwback Thursday
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    2Pac Changes for Throwback Thursday

    I see no changes, wake up in the morning and I ask myself, is life worth living should I blast myself. These are the opening line to 2Pac Changes, which is part of his Greatest Hits double album. 2Pac would’ve turned 49-years-old if he wasn’t murdered in Vegas on September 7th of 1996. Changes were released after his death and it’s one of his most impactful records ever. 2Pac Changes talked about racism, gun violence, mistreatment of black people by the police and the war on drugs. Does any of that sounds familiar in 2020? The track was originally recorded in 1992 and later remixed and add some of I…

  • 2Pac Me Against the World album cover
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    2Pac Me Against the World Dropped 25 Years Ago

    25 years ago today, Tupac Shakur dropped his classic Me Against the World album while he was incarcerated. It was his 3rd solo album after 2 really good albums 2Pacalypse Now and Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z, there was a tremendous buzz for this upcoming project when he dropped Dear Mama. With all the drama Pac was going through so much drama during this time from court cases and crazy allegations and he was only 23 years old. I remember the day this album dropped during my junior year of high school and all my friends meeting together to head to the mall to pick up this album. We rode around…