• Reasonable Doubt
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    Jay-Z’s Reasonable Doubt Dropped 25 Years Ago Today

    Jay-Z is one of the greatest rappers to ever touch the mic. There are many that have him at the top of their all-time list. 25 years ago today, Jay-Z released his Reasonable Doubt album. The platinum selling debut is viewed by many as his best album. Personally, it’s up there with his Black Album and Blueprint joints. Reasonable Doubt had features from the Notorious Big, Mary J. Blige, Foxy Brown, Memphis Bleek and Sauce Money. Dead Presidents was his first single and it sampled Nas the World is Yours track. Of course, this was brought up when they were having beef with each other. The gold-selling single set the…

  • Lost Boyz Legal Drug Money Dropped 25 Years Ago Today
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    Lost Boyz Legal Drug Money Dropped 25 Years Ago Today

    The 90s had so much talent that there were a lot of groups or artists that got overlooked. One of those groups was the Lost Boyz. The Lost Boyz consisted of Mr. Cheeks, Freaky Tah, DJ Spigg Nice and Pretty Lou. They released their debut album 25 years ago today. Legal Drug Money was the name and it debuted #1 in the hip hop/R&B category. Legal Drug Money eventually went gold off the strength of an unprecedented five singles. Jeeps, Lex Coups, Bimaz & Benz were the first single to be released. It dropped way back in the late summer of 1995. The track was the typical Lost Boyz sound…

  • Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today
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    Pastor Troy Face Off Released 20 Years Ago Today

    If you’re from the south, fan of hip hop or from Georgia then you know all about Pastor Troy. Pastor Troy has been putting out music since 1999. Many people know of him because his beef with Master P and No Limit Records. 20 years ago today, Pastor Troy released his fourth album, Face Off. Face Off put Troy on the map as it was his first joint with a major label. Troy signed with Universal Records so now he started getting some publicity. Before the album was released, No Mo Play in GA was heard on so many mixtapes during that time. We all know that track was directed…

  • Too Short Gettin’ It Released 25 Years Ago Today
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    Too Short Gettin’ It Released 25 Years Ago Today

    Too Short is one of the most accomplished rappers to ever touch the mic. Too Short put out Don’t Stop Rappin’, this was his first album back in 1983. Almost 40 years later, he’s still putting out music which is crazy. A few months back, Too Short was a part of the popular Verzuz battle with E-40. Short Dog released a bundle project with E-40 to coincide with their Verzuz matchup. 25 years ago today, Too Short released Getting’ It (Album Number Ten) and it was his 10th solo project. Getting’ It was actually one of my favorite Too Short albums. The title track, Gettin’ It has been a featured…

  • Anything by SWV for Throwback Thursday
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    Anything by SWV for Throwback Thursday

    Welcome to another Thursday as that mean we are closer to the weekend. Like always, we get to jump in to check out my sounds for the week. The new J. Cole album was the first one that was played and came away extremely impressed with. Ja Rule’s 3:36, The Firm album and the Dungeon Family joint were also played. The new one from Conway the Machine, Drankin Partnaz from the Youngbloodz and a personal 2Pac mixtape was also played. The featured Throwback Thursday track comes from another album that was played. The Above the Rim Soundtrack has a whole host of tracks that could be featured. I’m mentioned it’s…

  • Mobb Deep Blood Money Released 15 Years Ago Today
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    Mobb Deep Blood Money Released 15 Years Ago Today

    First things first, rest in peace to Prodigy of Mobb Deep. Unfortunately, the Mobb Deep spitter passed away almost four years ago. The duo beefed with some of the biggest stars to ever to the mic in hip hop. 2Pac, Nas and Jay-Z are three of those stars they beefed with throughout the years. After their 6th album, they became free agents and signed with 50 Cent and G-Unit Records. During this time, you knew that Mobb Deep would drop some heat. Mobb Deep had already established themselves as one of the best duos ever in hip hop. G-Unit had classic platinum albums in The Documentary, Hunger for More and…